About Dr. Adhia & Curriculum Vitae

Reach Dr. Adhia at   (832) 746-5905   sgamd@sgamd.com

Abbreviated CV

Sanjay Adhia, M.D.

Dr. Adhia is a skilled Forensic Psychiatrist, Expert Witness and Med-Legal Consultant

Board-Certified in

 Forensic Psychiatry

 Psychiatry

Brain Injury Medicine

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Medical Licensure

Texas Medical License, Board of Medical Examiners; Q0720

 

Board-Certification

Board Certified in Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Certificate #67625), (2014)

Board-Certified in Forensic Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Certificate #2127), (2015)

Board-Certified in Brain Injury Medicine, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Certificate #101), (2018)

 

Professional Experience

Sanjay Adhia, M.D., Forensic Psychiatrist in private practice (2014-Present)

Medical Director, PACE Mental Health Clinic, Sugar Land, TX (2018-Present)

Psychiatrist, UTMB-CMC Jester IV Prison Psychiatric Facility and Death Row Inmates, Richmond, TX (2016-2018)

Attending Psychiatrist, University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, Competency Restoration Unit, Houston, TX (2015-2016)

Psychiatrist, Texas State Department of Aging and Disability Services, SSLC, Richmond, TX (2014)

Inpatient Attending Psychiatrist. University of Texas Psychiatric Center, Houston, TX (2012-2013)

 

History of Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) (2016-2018)

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center (2012, 2013, 2015)

 

 

Government Appointment

Governor’s Advisory Committee to the Texas Board of Criminal Justice on Offenders with Medical or Mental Impairments. Appointed and confirmed by the Texas State Senate (2019)

 

Professional Affiliations

Physicians for Human Rights – Asylum Network
American Psychiatric Association
American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
Committee Memberships
Forensic Neuropsychiatry
Human Rights & National Security

 

Education

Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon (2014)
Psychiatry Residency, University of Texas HSC, Houston, Texas (2012)
Psychiatry Internship, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas (2009)
Doctor of Medicine, M.S. Ramaiah Medical College (2004)

 

On a personal note…​

Dr. Adhia grew up in a well-traveled family. His father, a Marine Engineer for Chevron, worked on projects that took the family around the country and abroad. Dr. Adhia was born in Michigan and grew up in New Jersey, Philadelphia, and Indonesia; graduating from high school in Northern California. He completed his forensic fellowship in Portland and medical residencies in Kansas and Houston, where he now practices.  Dr. Adhia claims to know how to play the bass and in High School was on the varsity tennis team. His claims have not yet been tested.

Dr. Adhia is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology