Raghu Gandhi, MBBS, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Raghu Gandhi

Contact Info


Office Phone 612-625-4304

Fax 612-273-9774

Office Address:
Masonic Institute for the Developing Brain (MIDB)
Room 2-503.c
2025 East River Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Mailing Address:
Room 1-339 MIDB
2025 East River Parkway
Minneapolis MN 55414

Administrative Assistant Name
Teneshia Collins

Administrative Email

MD, Institute of Medical Sciences, Haryana, India, 2012

General Psychiatry Training, HCMC-regions. 2014 - 2017

Child & Adolescent Training, University of Minnesota Psychiatry, 2017-2019

MBBS, Institute of Medical Sciences, Haryana, India, 2009


I graduated medical school from the Institute of Medical Sciences, Haryana, India. I completed both my general psychiatry and child & adolescent training here at the University. I further completed my fellowship training here, where I was chief fellow.

I am a child psychiatrist and offer a unique cultural perspective in serving our diverse populations. I have a special interest in Neurodevelopmental disorders, delivering school based mental health services and cultural psychiatry. I have been actively involved in research and teaching medical students and residents.

Within the department, I am a member of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee.


  • Neurodevelopmental disorders

Awards & Recognition

  • Travel Award, AACAP 2019 Systems of care special project in neurodevelopmental disorders.
  • Poster Award, Indo-American Psychiatric Association 2018 2nd prize.
  • Poster Award, First Asian congress on ADHD 2012

Professional Associations

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Child and Adolescent Psychiatry), 2019-present

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (General Psychiatry), 2018-present



1. Narang, P., Gandhi, R., Sarkaria, T., Mekala, H., & Lippmann, S. (2018). A 95 years old man with treatment resistant depression. Current Psychiatry, 17(1), 49-53.

2. Gandhi, R., Narang, P., & Lippmann, S. (2017). Urinary Hesitancy Associated With Atomoxetine. The Primary Care Companion For CNS Disorders, 19(05). doi: 10.4088/pcc.17l02095

3. Verma, P., Rastogi, R., Sachdeva, S., Gandhi, R., Kapoor, R., & Sachdeva, S. (2015). Psychiatric Morbidity in Infertility Patients in a Tertiary Care Setup. Journal of clinical and diagnostic research : JCDR, 9(9), VC01-VC06. PMID: 26500988 doi: 10.7860/JCDR/2015/14290.6419

4. Malik, P., Gandhi, R., Goyal, A., Gulia, A., & Kundu, S. (2012). Pediatric bipolar disorder. International Journal of Health & Allied Sciences, 1(2), 126. doi: 10.4103/2278-344x.101721

5. Sethi, S., Gandhi, R., & Anand, V. (2012). Study of level of stress in parents of children with Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Journal of Indian Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 8(2), 25-37.

6. Malik, P., Goyal, A., Gandhi, R., Kundu, S., & Gulia, A. (2012). Mania in a Ten-Year-Old Child. German Journal of Psychiatry, 15(2), 63-65.

7. Sethi, S., Gandhi, R., & Dharmendra (2010). Dissociative disorders in children. Journal of Indian Association of Child Adolescent Mental Health, 6(3), 49-54.1. Sachdeva, S., Gandhi, R., Verma, P., Kaur, A., & Kapoor, R. (2015). A 16-Year-old Boy with Combined Volatile and Alcohol Dependence: A Case Report. (8th ed., vol. 9, pp. VD01-VD03). Journal of clinical and diagnostic research : JCDR. PMID: 26436026 doi: 10.7860/JCDR/2015/13730.6271

Book Chapter

1. Kim, G.-M., Gandhi, R., & Cullen, K. (2019). Clinical Handbook for the diagnosis and treatment of Pediatric mood disorders. Pharmacotherapy for Pediatric Depression. American Psychiatric Publishing.

2. McPherson, P., Scott, H. K., Joshi, A., & Gandhi, R. (2018). Eating Disorders. Handbook of Childhood Psychopathology and Developmental Disabilities Assessment (pp. 391-413). doi:10.1007/978-3-319-93542-3_21


Invited Oral Presentations at International Professional Meetings, Conferences, etc.

Asterisk(*) - indicates student co-presenter

1. Sethi, S., Gandhi, R. N. "Stigma in Psychiatry", Annual National Conference of IndianPsychiatric Society, Kochi, India. (January 2012).

Invited Oral Presentations at Local and Regional Professional Meetings, Conferences, etc.

Asterisk(*) - indicates student co-presenter

1. Gandhi, R. N., Anjum, A. "Assessment and Management of Pediatric Bipolar Disorder",

Minnesota Association for Children’s Mental Health Meeting, Duluth, Minnesota, United

States. (April 2019).

2. Anjum, A., Nwankiti, C. P., Gandhi, R. N. "Barriers to Care and the Role of Cultural Competence in Delivering Care Among Diverse Ethnic Minorities", Minnesota Association for Children’s Mental Health Meeting, Duluth, Minnesota, United States. (April 2019). 

Poster Abstract Presentations at Professional Meetings, Conferences, etc.

Asterisk(*) - indicates student co-presenter

1. Gandhi, R. N., Anjum, A., Narang, P. D., Joshi, A. "Inpatient burden of pediatric bipolar disorder in the United States, Analysis of national trends", American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. (October 2017).

2. Gandhi, R. N., Bhosrekar, S., Klipper, K., Stanson, C. "Simulation based learning in psychiatry- development of case scenario for learning descriptive psychopathology". (May 2017).

3. Bhosrekar, S., Gandhi, R. N., Klipper, K., Stanson, C. "Simulation in Psychiatry: A 21st Century Teaching Tool". (May 2017).

4. Gandhi, R. N., Figueroa, C. "Inpatient burden of childhood schizophrenia in the United States", American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, New York, New York, United States. (October 2016).

5. Gandhi, R. N., Bhosrekar, S., Oakman, S. A. "Simulation-based learning in psychiatry-development of case scenario for learning descriptive psychopathology", Association for Academic Psychiatry, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States. (September 2016).

6. Gandhi, R. N. "Inpatient burden of alcohol withdrawal (delirium tremens) in the United States: An analysis of national trends", American Psychiatric Association, Annual meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, United States. (May 2016).

7. Gandhi, R. N., Rastogi, R., Chauhan, A. "Academic performance of Children with ADHD", American psychiatric Association, Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, United States. (May 2013).

8. Gandhi, R. N., Sethi, S., Goyal, A. "Patterns of comorbidity associated with ADHD", Asian congress on ADHD, Korea, Republic of. (November 2012).

9. Goyal, A., Sethi, S., Gandhi, R. N. "Sleep problems in ADHD children", Asian Congress on ADHD Annual Meeting, Korea, Republic of. (November 2012).

10. Sethi, S., Gandhi, R. N., Goyal, A. "Comparison of coping styles of parents of children with/without ADHD", First Asian Congress on ADHD, Korea, Republic of. (November 2012).

11. Sharma, S., Gandhi, R. N., Lalwani, S. "Juvenile delinquency and legal justice system for children in conflict with the law in India", Annual meeting of International association of forensic mental health services, Miami, Florida, United States. (April 2012).

12. Gandhi, R. N., Sethi, S., Sharma, M. "Forensic psychiatry-an Indian Perspective", International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services, Miami, Florida, United States. (April 2012).

13. Goyal, A., Gandhi, R. N., Sethi, S. "Knowledge and attitude about Electroconvulsive therapy among caregivers and the general public", Indian Psychiatric Society Annual Conference, Kochi, Indiana, United States. (January 2012).

14. Gandhi, R. N., Dubbal, D., Sethi, S. "A study of Knowledge, attitude and practices survey of caregivers towards their children with mental retardation", Indian Psychiatric Society Conference, Rohtak, Indiana, United States. (September 2011).


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