Sagar Parikh, MD

Network Member

Sagar Parikh

Degree

MD, McGill University; FRCPC

Academic appointment

John F. Greden Professor of Depression & Clinical Neuroscience, Professor of Psychiatry, University of Michigan
Medical Director, National Network of Depression Centers

Biography

Before his appointment at the University of Michigan and National Network of Depression Centers, Dr. Parikh served at the University of Toronto from 1994 to 2015 as Director of Continuing Mental Health Education and Head of General Psychiatry, and at Toronto’s major hospital grouping, the University Health Network, he completed two terms as Deputy Psychiatrist-in-Chief. Previously, he was head of the Bipolar Clinic and Director of CME at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Toronto. Dr. Parikh’s research interests include clinical treatments in mood disorders, health services research, genetics, epidemiology, and educational research. He is co-author of the Canadian Network for Mood and Anxiety Treatments (CANMAT) guidelines for Depression and Bipolar Disorder, and holds research grants from multiple funding agencies, covering studies in clinical treatments in mood disorders, health services research, genetics, epidemiology, and educational research.

What I do when I'm not working

To boldly go…yes, Star Trek is a defining passion. Science fiction, travel, and juggling with our four kids provides me with the antidote to any chemical imbalance! I also have a long-standing passion for John Lennon’s music.

Phone

1-734-232-0175

Email

parikhsa@med.umich.edu

Address

Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Health System
1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109