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Seshagiri R Doddi M.B.B.S.

Academic Title: Assistant Professor
Primary Appointment: Psychiatry
sdoddi@psych.umaryland.edu
Location: S12, A05
Phone: 410-328-8330
Fax: 410-328-2672

Personal History:

  • Graduated from Guntur Medical College, Guntur, India in 1973.
  • Completed Flexible Internship (PGY 1) at State University of New York, Stony Brook and psychiatry residency at Mount Sinai Services, City Hospital center at Elmhurst in 1981.
  • Certified by ABPN in Psychiatry and Geriatric Psychiatry.
  • Distinguished Life Fellow of American Psychiatric Association.
  • Past academic titles include Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Albert Einstein School of Medicine, Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at New York Medial College.

Research Interests:

  • Dementia
  • Depression in older Adults
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy

Clinical Speciality:

  • Psychiatry & Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy

Publications:

  1. Samuel G. Siris, Arthur Rifkin, Gerard T. Reardon, Seshagiri R. Doddi, Patricia Foster, Alene Strahan and Victoria Morgan.  The Dexamethasone Suppression Test in Patients with Postpsychotic Depressions. Biol Psychiatry, 1984; Vol. 19: No.9, pp 1351-1356.
  2. Samuel G. Siris, Arthur Rifkin, Gerard T. Reardon, Seshagiri R. Doddi, Patricia Foster and Elaine Casey.  A Trial of Adjunctive Imipramine in Postpsychotic Depression. Psychopharmacol Bull, 1985; Vol. 21: No.1, pp 114-116.
  3. Samuel G. Siris, Arthur Rifkin, Gerard T. Reardon, Seshagiri R. Doddi, Alene Strahan and Katherine S. Hall.  Stability of Postpsychotic Depression Syndrome. J Clin Psychiatry, 1986; Vol. 47: pp 86-88.
  4. Arthur Rifkin, Seshagiri Doddi, Basawaraj Karajgi, Morton Wachspress and Vijaya Boppana.  Neuroleptic Treatment and Prediction of Response. Psychopharmacol Bull, 1988; Vol.24: No.1, pp 169-171.
  5. Arthur Rifkin, Seshagiri Doddi, Basawaraj Karajgi, Nusrath Hasan, Luz Alvarez.  Benzodiazepine Use and Abuse by patients at Outpatient Clinics. Am J Psychiatry, 1989; Vol. 146: No.10, pp 1331-1332
  6. Arthur Rifkin, Basawaraj Karajgi, Seshagiri Doddi, Thomas Cooper. Dose and Blood Levels of Haloperidol in Treatment of Mania. Psychopharmacol Bull,  1990;Vol.26; No.1, pp 144-146
  7. Basawaraj Karajgi, Arthur Rifkin, Seshagiri Doddi, Ravindra Kolli.  The Prevalence of Anxiety Disorders In Patients with Chronic obstructive Pulmonary Disease.  Am J Psychiatry, 1990; Vol. 147; No.2, pp 200-201.
  8. Arthur Rifkin, Seshagiri Doddi, Basawaraj Karajgi, Michael Borenstein, Morton Wachspress.  Dosage of Haloperidol for Schizophrenia.  Arch of Gen Psychiatry, 1991; Vol.48; No.2, pp 166-170.
  9. H. George Nurenberg, Arthur Rifkin, Seshagiri Doddi.  A Systematic Assessment of the Comorbidity of DSM-III-R Personality Disorders in Alcoholic Outpatients. Compr Psychiatry, 1993; Vol.34: No.6 (November/December), pp 447-454.
  10. Arthur Rifkin, Seshagiri Doddi, Basawaraj Karajgi, Michael Borenstein, Ralph Munne.  Dosage of Haloperidol for Mania.  Br J Psychiatry, 1994; vol. 165; pp 113-116.
  11. Seshagiri Doddi, Arthur Rifkin, Basawaraj Karajgi, Thomas Cooper and Michael Borenstein.  Blood Level of Haloperidol and Clinical outcome in Schizophrenia.  J Clin Psychopharmacol 1994; Vol.14: No.3, pp 187-195
  12. Arthur Rifkin, Seshagiri Doddi, Basawaraj Karagji and Simcha Pollack. Religious and Other Predictors of Psychosocial Adjustment in Cancer Patients. Psychosomatics May-June 1999, Vol. 40: No. 3, pp 251-256.

Book Chapters

  1. Doddi SR. Depression in older adults. Clinical Geriatrics edited by  Dharmarajan TS, Norman RA ed.. London, UK & New York, NY: The Parthenon Publishing Group, 2003.

Presentations

  1. Paper Presentation: Samuel G. Siris, Arthur Rifkin, Gerard T. Reardon, Seshagiri R. Doddi, Patricia Foster and Elaine Casey.  A Trial of Adjunctive Imipramine in Postpsychotic Depression.  Presented at NCDEU Annual Meeting May 21-May 23, 1984 at Key Biscayne, Florida
  2. Poster Presentation: Arthur Rifkin, Seshagiri Doddi,  Basawaraj Karajgi,  Morton Wachspress, Vijaya Boppana, Nageswara Rao and Nuserath Hasan. Neuroleptic Treatment and Prediction of Response. Presented at 77th Annual Meeting of American Psychopathological Association March 05-March 06,1987 at New York City, New York
  3. Paper Presentation: Seshagiri Doddi, Arthur Rifkin,  Basawaraj Karajgi, Thomas Cooper, Morton Wachspress.  Blood Levels of Haloperidol and Clinical outcome. Presented at the 140th Annual Meeting of American Psychiatric Association, May 9- May 14, 1987 at Chicago, Illinois.
  4. Paper Presentation: Arthur Rifkin, Seshagiri Doddi, Basawaraj Karajgi, Morton Wachspress, Vijaya Boppana.  Neuroleptic Treatment and Prediction of Response. Presented at NCDEU Annual Meeting May 26-May 28, 1987 at Key Biscayne, Florida.
  5. Paper Presentation: Arthur Rifkin, Seshagiri Doddi, Basawaraj Karajgi, Morton Wachspress. Dose of Haloperidol for Schizophrenia. Presented at the 142nd Annual Meeting of American Psychiatric Association, May 6- May 12, 1989 at San Francisco, California
  6. Paper Presentation: Basawaraj Karajgi, Seshagiri Doddi, Arthur Rifkin, Ralph Munne.  A Two-year follow up study of Tardive Dyskinesia. Presented at the 142nd Annual Meeting of American Psychiatric Association, May 6- May 12, 1989 at San Francisco, California
  7. Poster Presentation: Arthur Rifkin, Basawaraj Karajgi, Seshagiri Doddi, Elizabeth Perl.  Lithium in Adolescents with Conduct Disorder. Presented at NCDEU Annual Meeting May 30 - June 2, 1989 at Key Biscayne, Florida.
  8. Poster Presentation: Basawaraj Karajgi, Arthur Rifkin, Seshagiri Doddi.  Blood Levels of Haloperidol and Efficacy in Treatment of Newly Admitted Patients with Schizophrenia. Presented at NCDEU Annual Meeting May 30 - June 2, 1989 at Key Biscayne, Florida.
  9. Paper Presentation: Arthur Rifkin, Seshagiri Doddi,  Basawaraj Karajgi. Dose and Blood Levels of Haloperidol in treatment of Mania. Presented at NCDEU Annual Meeting May 30 June 2, 1989 at Key Biscayne, Florida.
  10. Poster Presentation: Basawaraj Karajgi, Arthur Rifkin, Seshagiri Doddi, Luz Alvarez, Zully Mateus, Pedro Polanco. Religiosity and Psychosocial Adjustment in Cancer. Presented at the 144th Annual Meeting of American Psychiatric Association, May 11-May 16, 1991 at New Orleans, Louisiana.
  11. Poster Presentation: B.M. Karajgi, A. Rifkin, S. Doddi, L. Alvarez, Z.M. Mateus and P. Polanco. Religious Imagery and Psychosocial Adjustment in Cancer. Presented at Current concepts in Psycho-oncology IV on Oct. 10, 1991 at Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, NY