Dr. Kalpana Shanmugam, MD

Dr. Kalpana Shanmugam, MD



Dr. Kalpana Shanmugam, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Waxhaw, NC and has over 26 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Shanmugam has extensive experience in Neurodevelopmental Disorders. She graduated from DR. M.G.R. MEDICAL UNIVERSITY / KILPAUK MEDICAL COLLEGE in 1996. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as Novant Health Matthews Medical Center and Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center. Her office accepts new patients.


Novant Health Psychiatry - Marvin Creek

Novant Health Psychiatry - Marvin Creek9929 Rea Road Suite 201 Waxhaw, NC 28173

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Shanmugam

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Shanmugam treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Shanmugam treats other conditions, please contact the office at (877) 649-3346.

Neurodevelopmental Disorders

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Dr. Shanmugam's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Anorexia
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Bulimia
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophreniform Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

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(704) 908-2357

Dr. Shanmugam accepts the following insurance:

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About Me


Dr. Kalpana Shanmugam, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Waxhaw, NC and has over 26 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Shanmugam has extensive...Read more


  • Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry


Medical School


  • English
  • Tamil


Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Kalpana Shanmugam, MD?

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Is Dr. Kalpana Shanmugam, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Kalpana Shanmugam, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Shanmugam's profile to make an appointment.

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What are Dr. Kalpana Shanmugam, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Shanmugam frequently treats Neurodevelopmental Disorders. See all practice areas where Dr. Shanmugam specializes.

Where is Dr. Kalpana Shanmugam, MD's office located?

Dr. Shanmugam's office is located at 9929 Rea Road Suite 201, Waxhaw, NC 28173. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Kalpana Shanmugam, MD speak?

Dr. Shanmugam speaks Tamil and English. View profile to see all.

Does Dr. Kalpana Shanmugam, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Shanmugam has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Shanmugam is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Novant Health Matthews Medical Center

Matthews, NC

69% Patients that would definitely recommend, 1% lower than the national average

11 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)

Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center

Huntersville, NC

74% Patients that would definitely recommend, 4% higher than the national average

1 Award Received

Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center

Charlotte, NC

73% Patients that would definitely recommend, 3% higher than the national average