About Us

Ritvij Satodiya, MD

Dr. Satodiya’s unwavering devotion to advancing mental health radiates brilliantly as he wholeheartedly dedicates himself to the well-being of individuals and communities alike. Embarking on a remarkable life journey spanning two continents, he has been gifted with invaluable encounters that have honed his understanding and adeptness in compassionately serving people from a rich tapestry of cultural, ethnic, and religious diversities.

Dr. Satodiya’s journey towards professional excellence has been nothing short of extraordinary, as he delved into a wealth of clinical experiences during his training at renowned hospitals in the vibrant landscape of New York City. His insatiable thirst for knowledge led him to embark on groundbreaking clinical research at prestigious academic institutions, including Yale University and New York University, where he honed his expertise in the forefront of psychiatric conditions and diverse therapeutic modalities.

Completing his adult psychiatry residency at the esteemed Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Dr. Satodiya’s prowess and dedication were recognized as he assumed the esteemed role of Chief Resident in his third year of training. His relentless pursuit of excellence and compassion led him to undertake further specialization, receiving comprehensive training as a child and adolescent psychiatrist at the illustrious New York University School of Medicine.

The culmination of his exceptional educational journey was marked by his completion of a forensic psychiatry fellowship at Emory University School of Medicine, further augmenting his vast array of skills and wisdom. Dr. Satodiya’s vision and purpose are deeply rooted in utilizing this profound expertise to alleviate suffering and elevate psychological well-being to unparalleled heights, making him a beacon of hope and transformation in the realm of mental health.

Education & Clinical Training

  • Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship, Emory University School of Medicine
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship, New York University School of Medicine
  • Psychiatry Residency Training, Stony Brook University School of Medicine

Professional Service in National Organizations

  • American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)
  • Society of Biological Psychiatry (SOBP)
  • Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry (GAP)

Awards & Honors

  • Research Colloquium for Junior Investigators (Track 2), American Psychiatric Association
  • Nyapati Rao and Francis Lu International Medical Graduate (IMG) Fellowship Award by the American Associations of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training
  • Second place in the New York State Psychiatric Association 15th Annual Scientific Paper Contest
  • Kathy Sylva ‘Rising Star’ Award, Research Trainee of the Year, and Postgraduate Clinical Trainee of the Year by The Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health
  • Fellow Immersion Training Program Award in Addiction Medicine by Boston University School of Medicine (Supported by NIDA grant)
  • Educational Outreach Program Award by American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Early Research Career Colloquium Award by American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry Fellowship Award
  • ‘Max Fink Award for Excellence in Research’- awarded twice by Department of Psychiatry, Stony Brook University Renaissance School of Medicine
  • Fellowship Award-Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship and Diversity Leadership Fellowship, American Psychiatric Association
  • Chief Residency for Research, Department of Psychiatry, Stony Brook University School of Medicine
  • American Psychiatric Association Resident Recognition Award Research Colloquium Award for Junior Investigators (Track 1), American Psychiatric Association