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Rajesh Tampi, MD, Psychiatry, Akron, OH, Cleveland Clinic Akron General

RajeshTampiMDMS, DFAPA

Psychiatry Akron, OH

Geriatric Psychiatry

Chairman, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences; Chief, Section for Geriatric Psychiatry, Cleveland Clinic; Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University

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Summary

  • Dr. Rajesh Tampi is a geriatric psychiatrist in Akron, OH and is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic Akron General. He received his medical degree from University of Kerala Medical College and has been in practice 21 years. He also speaks multiple languages, including Hindi. He specializes in geriatric psychiatry.

Education & Training

  • Yale-New Haven Hospital
    Yale-New Haven HospitalFellowship, Geriatric Psychiatry, 2001 - 2002
  • University of Vermont Medical Center
    University of Vermont Medical CenterResidency, Psychiatry, 1999 - 2001
  • Leeds University School of Medicine
    Leeds University School of MedicineD Med Sci, Clinical Psychiatry, 1997 - 1999
  • University of Kerala Medical College
    University of Kerala Medical CollegeClass of 1996

Certifications & Licensure

  • NE State Medical License
    NE State Medical License 2021 - 2022
  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2014 - 2023
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2014 - 2023
  • CT State Medical License
    CT State Medical License 2001 - 2023
  • VT State Medical License
    VT State Medical License 1999 - 2001
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Psychiatry
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Geriatric Psychiatry

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • 'Jack Weinberg Award’ for Geriatric Psychiatry American Psychiatric Association, 2021
  • Co-President American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry, 2020-2021
  • President American Association For Geriatric Psychiatry, 2019-2020
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Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Complementary and Integrative Therapies for Mental Health and Aging. Helen Lavretsky, Martha Sajatovic, and Charles Reynolds, III. Oxford University Press  
    Tampi RR, Tampi DJ, Psychiatric Times, 6/13/2016
  • Treatment Challenges of Late Life Psychosis.  
    Tampi RR., Psychiatric Times, 5/13/2016
  • Is the incidence of dementia declining? Psychiatric Times. April 18, 2016, 1-2.  
    Tampi RR, Tampi DJ, Psychiatric Times., 4/18/2016
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Pharmacological Interventions for Individuals With Behavioral Disturbances in Dementia.
    Asghar-Ali AA, Tampi RR, Mittal M, Gupta A, Am J Geriatr Psychiatry, 1/1/2015
  • The Role International Medical Graduates (IMGs) and the Geriatric Psychiatry Workforce.
    Tampi RR, Patel A, Ahmed I, Lavretsky H, Am J Geriatr Psychiatry, 1/1/2015
  • Management of Inappropriate Sexual Behaviors in Dementia (ISBD) Using Multidisciplinary Teams in the Continuum of Care.
    Tampi RR, Tampi DJ, Wilkins K, Trevisan LA, Am J Geriatr Psychiatry, 1/1/2015
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Lectures

  • Legal Issues in Geriatric Psychiatry 
    8th Annual Behavioral Medicine Conference, Behavioral Hospital at Renaissance, Edinburgh, TX - 11/2016
  • Substance Use Disorders in Geriatric Psychiatry 
    8th Annual Behavioral Medicine Conference, Behavioral Hospital at Renaissance, Edinburgh, TX - 11/2016
  • Preparing for the Next Silver Tsunami: Caring for Older Adults with Substance Abuse Disorders in an Integrated Health Care Model 
    Annual Meeting, Institute of Psychiatric Services, Washington DC - 10/2016
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Other

  • The Challenges of Accountable Care in Behavioral Health 
    Tampi RR and Tampi DJ, Psychiatric Times
    1/30/2014
  • Ethical and Legal Issues in Geriatric Psychiatry 
    Tampi RR, Psychiatric Times
    1/20/2013
  • Dementia 
    Tampi RR, 2013-2014 Board Review Psychiatry. Audio-Digest Foundation
    1/1/2013
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Press Mentions

  • Managing Anxiety in Stressful Times
    Managing Anxiety in Stressful TimesOctober 3rd, 2016
  • Evidence for Using Pimavanserin for the Treatment of Parkinson's Disease Psychosis
    Evidence for Using Pimavanserin for the Treatment of Parkinson's Disease PsychosisJune 10th, 2019
  • Cost and Controversy Are Limiting Use of New Alzheimer's Drug
    Cost and Controversy Are Limiting Use of New Alzheimer's DrugNovember 9th, 2021
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Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Hindi

Hospital Affiliations