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Yogesh                         Bakhai

Yogesh D. Bakhai MD

Department of Psychiatry

Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry

Specialty/Research Focus

Addictions; Geriatric Psychiatry; Psychiatry

 

Education and Training:
  • Residency, Department of Psychiatry, State University of New York at Buffalo (1989)
  • Extern, Department of Emergency Mental Health, Binghamton General Hospital (1984)
  • MD, Psychiatry, University of Bombay (1983)
  • Residency, B.Y.L. Nair Hospital, University of Bombay (1983)
  • Dipl, University of Bombay (1982)
  • Internship, B.Y.L. Nair Hospital, University of Bombay (1981)
  • MBBS, University of Bombay (1980)
Employment:
  • Chief of Outpatient and Consultation Liaison Psychiatry, Kaleida Health (2011-present)
  • Psychiatry Consultant, Roswell Park Cancer Institute (2010-present)
  • Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, Psychiatry, State University of New York at Buffalo (2004-present)
  • Chief of Service, Psychiatry, Erie County Medical Center (2003-present)
  • Lecturer, Daemen College PA Program (2000-present)
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo (1998-present)
  • Psychiatry Consultant, University at Buffalo Student Counseling Center (1995-present)
  • Chief of Service, Psychiatry, Kaleida Health (2003–2011)
  • Psychiatry Consultant, Nursing Homes and Kenmore Mercy Hospital (1989–2009)
  • Interim Chair, Psychiatry, State University of New York at Buffalo (2003–2004)
  • Medical Director, Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, Erie County Medical Center (1999–2004)
  • Lecturer – General Psychiatry, D’Youville College (1989–2002)
  • Associate Medical Director, Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, Erie County Medical Center (1998–1999)
  • Acting Medical Director, Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, Erie County Medical Center (1995–1997)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Psychiatry, State University of New York at Buffalo (1991–1997)
  • Psychiatry Consultant, Disability Evaluations, Veteran’s Hospital (1989–1996)
  • Assistant Medical Director, Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, Erie County Medical Center (1991–1995)
  • Attending Psychiatrist , Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, Erie County Medical Center (1989–1991)
  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Psychiatry, State University of New York at Buffalo (1989–1991)
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Awards and Honors:
  • Outstanding Contribution to Resident Education (2010)
  • Josie Olympia Award (2008)
  • Outstanding Contribution to Resident Education (2008)
  • Mentor of the Year (2008)
  • Mentor of the Year (2003)
  • Board Examiner for Adult Psychiatry (2001)
  • Board Examiner for Adult Psychiatry (1995)
  • Board Examiner for Adult Psychiatry (1994)
  • Teacher of the Year (1993)
  • Board Examiner for Adult Psychiatry (1993)
  • Upjohn Award (1989)
  • Chief Resident (1989)
  • Sandoz Award (1988)

Grants and Sponsored Research:
  • June 1995–June 1995
    Medical Students Award for Research in Psychiatry
    University of New York at Buffalo
    Role: Co-Investigator
  • January 1995–January 1995
    Geriatric Enhancement Program
    Department of Mental Health, Erie County
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $15,000
  • January 1992–January 1993
    Multicenter trial of Sertaline in PremenstrualDysphoric Disorder
    Sandoz
    Role: Co-Investigator
  • January 1999
    Multiple Clinical Trials
    Role: Co-Investigator

Journal Articles:
Evaluative Studies and Case Reports:

Professional Memberships:
  • Member - Americal College of Psychiatry (2006–present)
  • Representative of Western New York Psychiatric Society; Representative of Western New York Psychiatric Society District Branch of American Psychiatric Association (2003–2009)
  • Deputy Representative of Western New York Psychiatric Society; Deputy Representative of Western New York Psychiatric Society District Branch of American Psychiatric Association (1999–2003)
  • President - Western New York Psychiatric Society; President, Western New York Psychiatric Society District Branch of American Psychiatric Association (1997)
  • Asian American Psychiatric Association (1996–present)
  • Executive Committee of Western New York Psychiatric Society; Executive Committee of Western New York Psychiatric Society District Branch of American Psychiatric Association; Program Chairman, Treasurer, Secretary, President-Elect (1994–1997)
  • American Society of Emergency Psychiatry (1993–2003)
  • General Member - American Psychiatric Association; The American Psychiatric Association - General Member (1989–1998)
  • Member in Training-American Psychiatric Association; The American Psychiatric Association - Member in Training (1986–1989)
  • Distinguished Fellow - American Psychiatric Association; Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association
  • Fellow - American Psychiatric Association; Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association
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Presentations:
  • "Grand rounds; Department of Psychiatry Annual Conference" Department of Psychiatry Annual Conference (2007)
  • "Grand Rounds; Planning of Psychiatric Emergency Services" Department of Mental Health, South Carolina Department of Mental Health (2005)
  • "Grand Rounds; Agitation - Evaluation and Management" Department of Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo (2003)
  • "Grand Rounds; Agitation - Evaluation and Management" St. Vincent Hospital (2003)
  • "Grand Rounds; Agitation - Evaluation and Management" Bry-Lin Hospital (2003)
  • "Grand Rounds; Agitation - Evaluation and Management" Ogdensburg Psychiatric Center, New York State Office of Mental Health (2003)
  • "Epidemiology of Child Psychiatry" APA Annual Conference, presentations in CPEP - A four year study (1997)
  • "Grand Rounds; Annual Geriatric Psychiatry Symposium" Annual Geriatric Psychiatry Symposium, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Psychiatry (1997)
  • "Grand Rounds; Annual Geriatric Psychiatry Symposium" Department of Psychiatry, State University of New York at Buffalo (1996)
  • "Grand Rounds; Annual Geriatric Psychiatry Symposium" Annual Geriatric Psychiatry Symposium, Department of Psychiatry, State University of New York at Buffalo (1995)
  • "Grand Rounds; Violent, Agitated Patients and Emergency Psychiatry" Grand Rounds - Department of Emergency Medicine (1994)
  • "Grand Rounds; Annual Conference of Police and Crisis Services" Mental Health Project, Panel Discussant (1992)
  • "Annual Conference of Police and Crisis Services" Mental Health Project, Panel Discussant (1991)
  • "Sex differences among hospitalized drug abusers" International Congress of Psychoneuroendocrinology (1990)
  • "TRH test in lymphocytes of depressed patients before and after treatment" International Congress of Psychoneuroendocrinology (1990)
  • "Violent Agitated Patients and Emergency Psychiatry" Grand Rounds, Booth Memorial Hospital (1990)
  • "Emergency Psychiatry" Crisis Services of Erie County, Grand Rounds (1989)
  • "Pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic effects of caffeine on lithium disposition in normal volunteers" 10 Annual Meeting of American College of Clinical Pharmacy, American College of Clinical Pharmacy (1989)
  • "Countertransference, A Broader Concept" Grand Rounds, State University of New York at Buffalo (1989)
  • "Eighteen patients with dementia and 50 adult children: A descriptive study" Research Day, State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine (1989)
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Service Activities:
  • Chair of Psychiatry Sub-committee; Chair of Psychiatry Sub-committee of the Great Lakes Health System; Chair (2011–present)
  • Member of the Board; Member of the Board - Great Lakes Health System; Member (2009–2010)
  • President - Medical-Dental Staff; President - Medical-Dental Staff - ECMC; President (2009–2010)
  • Member-Practice Plan Governing Board; Committee Member (2008–2010)
  • Member of the Physician Advisory Group; Member of the Physician Advisory Group - Great Lakes Health System; Member (2008–present)
  • Co-Chair of Behavioral Health Committee; Co-Chair of the Behavioral Health Committee - Blue Cross; Co-Chair (2007–present)
  • Member of the Quality Assurance Committee; Member of the Quality Assurance Committee for Blue Cross; Member (2007–present)
  • President Elect - Medical-Dental Staff; President Elect - Medical-Dental Staff - ECMC; Other (2006–2008)
  • Secretary - Medical-Dental Staff; Secretary - Medical-Dental Staff - ECMC; Secretary (2005–present)
  • Member of Executive Council; Member (2003–present)
  • Graduate Education Committee; Committee Member (2000–present)
  • Resident Grievance Committee; Committee Member (1997–2000)
  • Appointment - Tenure and Promotions Committee; Other (1996–present)
  • Co-Chair Hospital Ethics Committee; Co-Chair of the Hospital Ethics Committee - ECMC; Co-Chair (1996–present)
  • Graduate Education Committee; Committee Member (1995–1998)
  • Member-Practice Plan Governing Board; Committee Member (1995–1998)
  • Task Force -Development of Simulated Patient Exams; Task Force ont he Development of Simulated Patient exams for the fourth year medical students; Member (1995–1996)
  • Faculty Council; Member (1994–2000)
  • Telemedicine Committee; Committee Member (1994–1999)
  • Subcommittee on Election and By-Laws of Faculty Council; Member of the Subcommittee on Election By-Laws of the Faculty Council; Committee Member (1994–1996)
  • Ethics Committee; Ethics Committee - ECMC; Committee Member (1991–1995)
  • Hospital Quality Assurance Committee; Hospital Quality Assurance Committee - ECMC; Committee Member (1991–1995)
  • Faculty Council; Member (1991–1993)
  • Research and Faculty Development Committee; Committee Member (1989–1994)
  • Incident Review Committee; Incident Review Committee - ECMC; Committee Member (1989–present)
  • Resident Selection Committee; Committee Member (1989–present)

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Contact Information

Erie County Medical Center
462 Grider Street, Room 1179
Buffalo, NY 14215
Phone: (716) 898-4870
Email: bakhaiyd@buffalo.edu

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