Subhash Chandra


Subhash Chandra, MD, FAPA is currently the Unit Chief of Adult Psychiatry Unit at South Oaks Hospital and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Donald Barbara Zucker School of medicine Hofstra, New York. He worked as a Forensic Psychiatrist at Brooklyn Supreme Court, and as a Clinical Assistant Professor at SUNY Downstate Medical Center (SDMC), New York. He completed his medical school in India and was a senior resident in Forensic Medicine at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India, before starting his Psychiatry residency at SDMC. He completed Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.  During his residency, he was awarded Rappaport Fellowship, a prestigious award from the American Association of Psychiatry and Law, for his leadership, research, and involvement in medical education. He received the Richard Rosner best paper award, honorable mention, from American Academy of Forensic Sciences for his work on suicide-specific forensic linguistic text analysis. As an early career, psychiatrist, he has been given Fellow status in the American Psychiatric Association (FAPA).  In his leadership roles, he is the newly appointed Nassau County Medical Society Delegate to Medical Society of State of New York, and the immediate past chair of the American Medical Association-International Medical Graduate (AMA-IMG) section. He served as the chair of the Resident & Fellow section of New York State Psychiatric Association, was RFS delegate to the Medical Society of the State of New York and AMA-IMG section delegate to AMA House of Delegate. Dr. Chandra served on the AMA committee of scientific research and graduate medical education and presided over the AMA-IMG Scientific Committee for both 12th and 13TH AMA Annual Research Symposium. He is currently editorial board member of the Journal Acta Scientific Neurology and e-Scientific Journal of Neurology. His involvement in research includes his work on suicide-specific forensic linguistic text analysis software at the Institute for Linguistic Evidence.