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Nikunjkumar Modi, MD

Nikunjkumar Modi, MD

Specialties
Psychiatry
Degrees and Certifications
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, M.P.Shah Medical College, Jamnagar, India, 2005
Master in Health Administration, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX, 2010
General Psychiatry Resident, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, 2010-2014

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About Dr. Modi

Dr. Nikunjkumar Modi joined HopeHealth in 2015 as a psychiatrist at HopeHealth Specialty Services on Palmetto Street in Florence. He is also an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. Dr. Modi speaks several languages in addition to English, including Hindi and Gujarati. He has earned several awards during his career including the Award for Chief Resident (2013-2014) and Barney Miller Research Award (2013-2014) by the Department of Psychiatry at East Tennessee State University.

Education

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, M.P.Shah Medical College, Jamnagar, India, 2005
  • Master in Health Administration, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX, 2010
  • General Psychiatry Resident, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, 2010-2014

Research

  • Co-investigator for the phase III study on “Effect of Passive Immunization on the Progression of Mild Alzheimer’s Disease: Solanezumab (LY2062430) versus Placebo” sponsored by Eli Lilly at ETSU department of Psychiatry, Johnson City, TN.
  • Co-Investigator for “A study to Assess the Safety, Tolerability and effectiveness of NEUDEXTA in the Treatment of Pseudo-bulbar Affect (PBA)” sponsored by Avinir at ETSU Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Johnson City, TN
  • Rater for “A Phase 3, Multi-Center, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel-Group, Efficacy and Safety Trial of Bapineuzumab in Patients with Mild to Moderate Alzheimer’s Disease Who are Apolipoprotein E 4 Non-Carriers” Sponsored by Pfizer at ETSU Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Johnson City, TN
  • Research Volunteer, for “’Exercise Induced Cardiac Dysfunction Following Prolonged Exercise in Ambient Environment in Road Cyclist’ at ‘Hotter n Hell Hundred’ at Wichita Falls, TX. Supervisor: Dr. Lon Kilgore
  • Co-Investigator for a study “Effects of Yoga Asanas and Pranayama on Pulmonary Function Tests” at YMCA, Wichita Falls, TX 76308, Supervisor: Dr. Frank Wyatt

Associations

  • American Psychiatry Association
  • Tennessee Psychiatry Association
  • Southern Psychiatry Association
  • American Association of Physicians of Indian Origins (AAPI)
  • Gujarat State Medical Association, India
  • National Medicos Organization, India

Community Involvement

  • Medical Volunteer: Kids Fest 2008 at Wichita Falls, TX organized by United Regional Healthcare
  • Committee Member: Alzheimer’s Association – North Texas Chapter, Wichita Falls, Texas
  • Volunteer: Alzheimer’s Association – North Texas Chapter, Wichita Falls, Texas
  • Volunteer: Midwestern Student Association (MISA), Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, Texas
  • Medical Volunteer: Pulse Polio Immunization Program organized by Government of INDIA,WHO, UNICEF and Rotary International
  • Medical Student Volunteer for Special Services: “Prabhat Support Group” at M P Shah Medical College, Jamnagar, India

Awards

  • Award for Chief Resident by Department of Psychiatry, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, (2013-2014)
  • Barney Miller Research Award by Department of Psychiatry, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, (2013-2014)

Hobbies

  • Traveling, spending time with friends and family, playing chess, listening to music.

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