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RWJBarnabas Health Behavioral Health Center Hires Two Staff Psychiatrists


Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center has announced that Pooja Tandon, M.D., and Jaspreet S. Uppal, M.D., have joined the organization as staff psychiatrists.

Dr. Tandon, of Morganville, N.J., board-certified in psychiatry, recently completed a geriatric psychiatry fellowship At Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, N.Y. where she provided psychiatric consults to hospital patients, provided evaluations and care to outpatient geriatric clients, including veterans, and worked with patients and families affected by Alzheimer’s.

In addition, Dr. Tandon completed a psychiatry residency at Creedmor Psychiatric Center, Queens Village, N.Y., where she served as Chief Resident and also provided psychiatric consults to patients at New York Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, treated patients in the Addiction Treatment Center, and served in a number of other capacities. Dr. Tandon received her medical degree from Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland, and a bachelor of science degree from Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, N.Y.

Dr. Uppal, of Jersey City, N.J., recently completed his general psychiatry residency at East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine, Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, N.C. after receiving his medical degree from Windsor University School of Medicine, Chicago, I.L. and a bachelor of science degree from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J. He is a member of the American Psychiatric Association and American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry.

About RWJBarnabas Health Behavioral Health Center

The RWJBarnabas Health Behavioral Health Center offers an extensive array of high-quality, clinically-focused programs. These programs include a 100-bed acute care psychiatric facility which provides inpatient and intensive outpatient programs for adults and older adults diagnosed with psychiatric and dual disorders. At the RWJBarnabas Health Behavioral Health Center, the multidisciplinary staff includes experienced professionals in nearly every facet of behavioral health care. This allows the provision of truly customized and highly specialized treatment tracks. For more information on programs and services or to make a referral, call the 24/7 Access Center at 800-300-0628.

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