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Mahamaya Bhattacharyya,MD

This provider practices at St. Luke’s, but is not employed by St. Luke’s.

Primary Service
  • Psychiatry
  • Mental Health
Areas of Interest Women’s mental health, scientific and evidence-based management of mental health issues
Fellowship
  • Western Psychiatric Institute, UPMC University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Residency
  • Psychiatry, Lincoln Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Bronx, NY
Internship
  • Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Roanoke, VA
College
  • Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ
Medical School
  • MBBS, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India
College
  • Graduate Diploma in Hospital Administration, Medvarsity, Apollo Hospitals, India
Biography

Dr. Bhattacharyya only sees patients via telehealth. She is a member of St. Luke’s Medical Staff but not employed by St. Luke’s.

Board certification
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Philosophy of care
“It is my goal to provide compassionate care that is evidence-based, least invasive and culturally competent.”

Why Dr. Bhattacharyya went into the medical field
“My dad was a doctor and I loved biology in middle and high school.”

Favorite advice to give to patients
“Have good sleep hygiene, cut down on substances and don’t stop taking your medications without talking to your doctor first – we are team!”

Hometown
Kolkata, India

Additional languages
Bengali and Hindi

Hobbies
“I enjoy reading, art, dance, travel, international cuisines, movies and TV shows.”

Publications
Mahamaya Bhattacharyya, Anoop Nandanoor, Chinnaswamy Kasinathan, Peter Frederikse; “NMDA Glutamate Receptor NR1, NR2A and NR2B Expression and NR2B Tyr-1472 Phosphorylation in the Lens”; Neurochem Res. 2014 Jul 29.

Peter Frederikse, Chinnaswamy Kasinathan, Mahamaya Bhattacharyya, Norman Kleiman; “STEP Phosphatase and AMPA Receptor GluA2 Regulation in Diabetes-Induced Cataract in Rabbit”; Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2013;54: E-Abstract 5945