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Parkavi Chellappa


Parkavi Chellappa


Director of Psychiatric Services

Child & Adolescent Eating Disorder Treatment Center – Durham, NC

Parkavi Chellappa is a highly trained and experienced medical doctor, specializing in child and adolescent psychiatry. She is currently serving as the Director of Psychiatric Services at Veritas Collaborative in the Research Triangle Park in NC.

Dr. Chellappa completed her child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California, where she gained extensive knowledge and training in diagnosing and treating psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents. she completed her psychiatry residency at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, where she gained a deep understanding of the complexities of psychiatric disorders and treatments. She is board certified in both general psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry.

She completed her primary medical school education in India before moving to the United Kingdom, where she completed her psychiatry residency at Northwest Wales NHS Trust. Her international experience has allowed her to develop a unique perspective on psychiatry and has provided her with valuable experience in working with diverse populations.

Dr. Chellappa’s extensive experience in child and adolescent psychiatry has allowed her to specialize in treating patients with eating disorders, anxiety, depression, other mood disorders, ADHD, Autism, and psychosis to name a few. In addition to her clinical work at Veritas Collaborative, she has also held various teaching positions at academic institutions and has been published in her field.

Dr. Chellappa is widely recognized for her compassionate and patient-centered approach to psychiatry and her dedication to improving the lives of her patients and their families. She has a passion for helping children and adolescents with psychiatric disorders and takes a compassionate and holistic approach to treatment. Her expertise and experience have made her a valuable asset to the field of child and adolescent psychiatry.

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