Khyati Brahmbhatt, MD

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Khyati Brahmbhatt, MD, is the Chief of the Division for Integrated Psychiatry, Psychology and Behavioral Sciences in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (DCAPBS) at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MBBS - Grant Medical College Mumbai, India

Internship

Psychiatry - Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Psychiatry - Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA (Chief Resident)

Fellowship

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - Massachusetts General/McLean Hospital, Boston, MA

Board Certification

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry – American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Psychiatry – American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Titles and Academic Titles

Chief, Division for Integrated Psychiatry, Psychology and Behavioral Sciences

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2022

Meadows AL, Brahmbhatt K, Shaw RJ, Lee J, Malas N, Fuchs DC, Kurtz BP, Mooneyham G, Gangopadhyay M, Plioplys S, Pao M. Training Needs Assessment Survey in Pediatric Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry. Acad Psychiatry. 2022 Jan 28. PMID: 35089540.

Lisa M. Horowitz, Jeffrey A. Bridge, Mary V. Tipton, Ted Abernathy, Annabelle M. Mournet, Deborah J. Snyder, Elizabeth C. Lanzillo, Daniel Powell, Michael Schoenbaum, Khyati Brahmbhatt, Maryland Pao. Implementing Suicide Risk Screening in a Pediatric Primary Care Setting: From Research to Practice. Academic Pediatrics. Volume 22, Issue 2, 2022. Pages 217-226.

2021

Shapiro PA, Brahmbhatt K, Caravella R, Erickson J, Everly G, Giles K, Gopalan P, Greenspan H, Huijón RM, Key RG, Kroll D, Prince E, Rabinowitz T, Saad-Pendergrass D, Shalev D. Report of the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Task Force on Lessons Learned From the COVID-19 Pandemic: Executive Summary. J Acad Consult Liaison Psychiatry. 2021 Jul-Aug; 62(4):377-386. PMID: 34000470; PMCID: PMC8120806.

Brahmbhatt K, Mournet AM, Malas N, DeSouza C, Greenblatt J, Afzal KI, Giles LL, Charoensook J, Feuer V, Raza H, Mooneyham GC, Pergjika A, Schlesinger A, Chapman A, Strain A, Gandhi B, Johnson K, Mroczkowski MM, Ibeziako P, Graham R, Yoon Y, Plioplys S, Fuchs C, Shaw RJ, Pao M. Adaptations Made to Pediatric Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Service Delivery During the Early Months of the COVID-19 Pandemic: A North American Multisite Survey. J Acad Consult Liaison Psychiatry. 2021 Sep-Oct; 62(5):511-521. PMID: 34033972; PMCID: PMC8141785.

2020

Brahmbhatt K. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Consultation-Liaison Service (PPACT), UCSF, Algorithm for case triage. April 7, 2020. Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry website (https://www.clpsychiatry.org/wp-content/uploads/UCSF-Child-and-Adolescent- Psychiatry-CL-Care-Algorithm-040720.pdf)

2019

Brahmbhatt K, Grupp-Phelan J. Parent-Adolescent Agreement About Adolescent's Suicidal Thoughts: A Divergence. Pediatrics. 2019 Jan 14. PMID: 30642951. PMCID: PMC6361356

Ibeziako P, Brahmbhatt K, Chapman A, De Souza C, Giles L, Gooden S, Latif F, Malas N, Namerow L, Russell R, Steinbuchel P, Pao M, Plioplys S. Developing a Clinical Pathway for Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders in Pediatric Hospital Settings. Hosp Pediatr. 2019 Feb 19. PMID: 30782623

Silver GH, Kearney JA, Bora S, De Souza C, Giles L, Hrycko S, Jenkins W, Malas N, Namerow L, Ortiz-Aguayo R, Russell R, Pao M, Plioplys S, Brahmbhatt K. A Clinical Pathway to Standardize Care of Children With Delirium in Pediatric Inpatient Settings. Hosp Pediatr. 2019 11; 9(11):909-916. PMID: 31662421

2018

Brahmbhatt K, Kurtz BP, Afzal KI, Giles LL, Kowal ED, Johnson KP, Lanzillo E, Pao M, Plioplys S, Horowitz LM. Suicide Risk Screening in Pediatric Hospitals: Clinical Pathways to Address a Global Health Crisis. Psychosomatics. 2018 Sep 22. PMID: 30384966.

2017

Malas N, Brahmbhatt K, McDermott C, Smith A, Ortiz-Aguayo R, Turkel S. Pediatric Delirium: Evaluation, Management, and Special Considerations. Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2017 Aug 12; 19(9):65. PMID: 28801871

2016

Brahmbhatt K, Whitgob E. Diagnosis and Management of Delirium in Critically Ill Infants: Case Report and Review. Pediatrics. 2016 Mar; 137(3):e20151940. PMID: 26908691

Brahmbhatt K, Hilty DM, Hah M, Han J, Angkustsiri K, Schweitzer JB. Diagnosis and Treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder During Adolescence in the Primary Care Setting: A Concise Review. J Adolesc Health. 2016 08; 59(2):135-43. PMID: 27209327. PMCID: PMC5576000

2014

Angkustsiri K, Goodlin-Jones B, Deprey L, Brahmbhatt K, Harris S, Simon TJ. Social Impairments in Chromosome 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome (22q11.2DS): Autism Spectrum Disorder or a Different Endophenotype? J Autism Dev Disord. 2014 Apr; 44(4):739-46

2013

Iosif AM, Sciolla AF, Brahmbhatt K, Seritan AL. Iosif AM, Sciolla AF, Brahmbhatt K, Seritan AL. Caregiver Burden in Fragile X Families. Curr Psychiatry Rev. 2013 Feb 1; 9(1). PMID: 24348279. PMCID: PMC3863355

2009

Brahmbhatt K. Adolescent Psychopathology and the Developing Brain: Integrating Brain and Prevention Science. Romer D, Walker EF, Eds. (Book Review) Journal of American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2009 Dec: 1204-1207

Brahmbhatt, K. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. Book Review: Psychopathology and the Developing Brain: Integrating Brain and Prevention Science. 2009; 12(48):1204-1207.

Books

2014

Rutledge KJ, Brahmbhatt K, Schweitzer JB (2014). Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, In: Hagerman R, Hendren R, eds. Treatment of Neurodevelopmental Disorders: Targeting Neurobiological Mechanisms. 1st ed. Oxford University Press

Chapters

2017

Brahmbhatt K, Malas N, Smith A, Mcdermott C, Ortiz-Aguayo R (2017). Pediatric Delirium, In: Bourgeois J, ed. Delirium: Prevention, Symptoms and Treatment (pp.123- 142). Hauppauge, NY. Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

2015

Brahmbhatt K, Thienemann M, Shaw RJ (2015). Schizophrenia and Psychotic Disorders, In: Steiner H, Hall R, eds. Treating Adolescents 2nd ed (pp. 369-402). Hoboken, NJ. John Wiley & Sons

Posters and Presentations

Invited Lectures

2022

Brahmbhatt K. American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Podium Speaker Annual Conference. Clinical Perspective. Out of Control and Out of reach: Addressing delirium in vulnerable children. Delirium Screening and Management Clinical Pathway in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. 2022.

Brahmbhatt K. University of California, San Diego. Rady Children’s Hospital, Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds. San Diego, CA. Clinical Pathway Implementation in Pediatric Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry: Experiences and Outcomes. Podium Speaker (Virtual). 2022.

Brahmbhatt K. Harvard Medical School, Boston Children’s Hospital Psychiatry Grand Rounds. Boston, MA. Clinical Pathway Implementation in Pediatric Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry: Experiences and Outcomes. Podium Speaker (Virtual). 2022.

2021

Brahmbhatt K. AAP/AFSP/NIMH Youth Suicide Prevention Summit. Implementing Suicide prevention in clinical settings: Leveraging clinical pathways. Panelist (Virtual). 2021.

Brahmbhatt K. Illinois Suicide Prevention Summit “Suicide Prevention in Healthcare: Striving for Safer and Equitable Care during COVID-19 and Beyond.”- Suicide risk Clinical Pathways. Panelist (Virtual). 2021.

Brahmbhatt K. American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Douglas B. Hansen, MD 46th Annual Review Course: Pediatric Catatonia: Basics and Beyond. Podium Speaker (Virtual). 2021.

Brahmbhatt K. Yale/ UCSF Child Psychiatry Research Retreat. Podium Speaker (Virtual). 2021.

Brahmbhatt K. UCSF School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics. San Francisco, CA. Grand Rounds Speaker. UCSF Deescalation Program Development: a Case Study of Challenges & Opportunities in Anti-Racism Work. Panelist (Virtual). 2021.

Awards and Honors

2019, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Distinguished Fellow
2017, Association of American Medical Colleges Sponsorship for Mid-Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar
2016, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Abramson Fund Award
2013, Junior Scholar Award, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
2013, Residents Outstanding Faculty Award, U.C. Davis School of Medicine
2008, Excellence in Psychiatry Award, Excellence in Psychiatric Knowledge, Patient Care Team Work and Leadership, Albert Einstein Medical Center
2008, Best Poster Award, Colloquium of Scholars, Poster Presentation, Philadelphia Psychiatric Society
2003, Graduated with Honors, Grant Medical College

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

2019-present, Journal of Pediatric Intensive Care, Reviewer
2019-present, Pediatrics, Reviewer
2019-present, Journal of Adolescent Health, Reviewer
2018-present, Psychosomatics, Reviewer
2017-present, European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Reviewer
2016-present, Journal of American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Reviewer

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2019-present, International Pediatric Stroke Organization, Founding Member
2018-present, Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
2008-present, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry- Distinguished fellow