Dr. Nalini Chandra, MD

Dr. Nalini Chandra, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry  ·  
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Dr. Nalini Chandra, MD is a child & adolescent psychiatry specialist in Sacramento, CA and has been practicing for 13 years. She graduated from SUNY Dwnstate M C Coll Med in 2005 and specializes in child & adolescent psychiatry.

1625 Stockton Blvd Ste 104

Sacramento, CA 95816

Contact Information

(916) 454-6667

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Chandra performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Developmental and Learning Disorders
high
more than 85% of peers
Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
normal
more than 81% of peers
Confusion
normal
more than 79% of peers

Dr. Chandra's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

52  Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Ataxia
  • Autism
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Concussion
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Confusion
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Diplopia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Dystonia
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Febrile Convulsion
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myoclonus
  • Nystagmus
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • SUNY Dwnstate M C Coll Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chandra has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chandra's Reviews

2.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chandra to family and friends
13 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Chandra's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Another instance where she was completely insenstivie to the emotional needs of the child and completely disrespectful to the parents. She chooses not read the messages or communications provided to her ahead time and she doesn't care a bit about the emotional well being of your child. She set...more
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Dr Naliini has no people skills and no abilities to deal with small children. She diagnosed our child within 5 minutes of meeting her and delivered the worse possible outcome. There was no need to be so blunt in front of a 5 year old. Now our daughter is crying herself to sleep asking what is...more
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She was thorough and explained items clearly. It really appeared that she cared about the well being of my child and I knew we were in good hands. We left feeling we were absolutely on the right path with the right person in regards to treatment. Absolutely recommend her.
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She hasn't been fooling up with care, and ignoring patient messages.
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Dr. Chandra herself is excellent but her office staff is sometimes very frustrating – you can't get them on the phone, they don't respond to refill requests or emails, they don't pass messages on to Dr. Chandra. I would give her 5 stars by herself, 1 for the MHO system and the bureaucracy she's...more
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