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Akriti Sinha, MD, Psychiatry, Williamsburg, VA, Eastern State Hospital


Psychiatry Williamsburg, VA

Addiction, Forensic Psychiatry, Psycho-Oncology, Psychosomatic Medicine

Attending Physician, Medicine Psychiatry and Forensic Unit

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  • Psychiatry Grand Rounds - January 8, 2020

    University of Missouri School of Medicine, Psychiatry-"Dying to be ill, patient or pretender: Medical, legal and ethical dilemma behind Factitious Disorders

Education & Training

  • University of Chicago Medical Center
    University of Chicago Medical CenterClinical Medical Ethics (MacLean Center), 2021 - 2022
  • University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
    University of Missouri-Columbia School of MedicineResidency, Psychiatry, 2017 - 2021
  • University of Miami Hospital and Clinics
    University of Miami Hospital and ClinicsResearch, 2016 - 2017
  • State University of NewYork, Downstate
    State University of NewYork, DownstateVisiting Student, 2015 - 2016
  • Vardhman Mahavir Medical College & Safdarjung Hospital
    Vardhman Mahavir Medical College & Safdarjung HospitalClass of 2016, MD

Certifications & Licensure

  • VA State Medical License
    VA State Medical License 2020 - 2024
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2019 - 2023
  • MO State Medical License
    MO State Medical License 2017 - 2021
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Psychiatry
  • SAMSHAX Waiver

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • APA Resident Recognition Award American Psychiatric Association, 2021
  • Chief Resident Univ of Missouri, Columbia

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Neuropsychiatric Manifestations of Autoimmune Encephalitis in a Tertiary Hospital: A Case Series and Current Perspectives  
    Akriti Sinha; Trenton J Smolik; Kamalika Roy; Pradeep C Bollu, The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 2/15/2022
  • Cross-sectional study on the use of Social Networking Sites and health profile of its users between the age 18-24 years from Delhi.  
    Sinha Akriti, Khokar Anita, International Journal of Review in Life Sciences, 1/2/2015
  • Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support: Knowledge and Attitudes of Medical Students in New Delhi  
    Sinha Akriti, Mayank Mehrotra, Journal of Young Medical Researchers, 3/7/2014
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  • A Rare Case of Osmotic Demyelination Causing Pseudo Bulbar Affect: A Rare Case of Osmotic Demyelination Causing Pseudo Bulbar Affect
    Bysani Sailaja, Sinha Akriti, Resnik Andrew, Harry Bruce, Sobule Bob, American Psychiatric Association, San Francisco, CA, 5/22/2019
  • Traumatic Brain Injury-Induced Neuropsychiatric Symptoms Complicated by Drug Use: A Case Report , APA, 5/2019, San Francisco, CA
    Sinha Akriti , Schrimpf Lindsey;, American Psychiatric Association, 2019, San Francisco, 5/21/2019
  • Evaluation of maternal Vitamin D, hs-CRP levels and Uterine Doppler in early pregnancy as predictors of Pre-eclampsia."
    Sinha Akriti, Sueba Salmani, MEDSICON, New Delhi, 3/10/2014


  • Cardiac Side Effects of Psychotropics 
    University of Missouri Healthcare - 4/2021
  • Neuropsychiatric Masquerades, Overview of Autoimmune Encephalitis 
    University of Missouri Healthcare - 4/2021
  • Management of Depression in Primary Care and Medically Ill 
    Univ of Missouri, Columbia, Dept of Internal Medicine - 3/8/2021
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Press Mentions

  • Handling the Highs and Lows of Rapid Cycling Bipolar Disorder
    Handling the Highs and Lows of Rapid Cycling Bipolar DisorderAugust 15th, 2021
  • It's just the Beginning
    It's just the BeginningAugust 15th, 2021
  • Handling the Highs and Lows of Ultradian Bipolar Disorder—and Love
    Handling the Highs and Lows of Ultradian Bipolar Disorder—and LoveMarch 19th, 2021


  • Physician Director, Psychiatric Services and Mental Health Case Management, MedZou Community Health Clinic 2019 - Present
  • Member, Diversity and Inclusion in Medicine Subcommittee, HSO, Univ of Missouri 2019 - Present
  • Resident Member, Clinical Ethics Committee, Univ of Missouri 2018 - Present
  • Resident Member, Resident Council on Quality and Patient Safety, University of Missouri Healthcare 2018 - Present

Research History

  • Post Doctoral Research FellowEvaluate patients for Clinical Medication Development for Bipolar Disorder and Alcohol Use Disorders. A 12 week randomized, double blinded, parallel group, placebo controlled adaptive clinical trial under direction of PI Dr. Ihsan Salloum.2016 - 2017

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Hindi

Hospital Affiliations