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George S. Nasra, M.D., M.B.A.

George S. Nasra, M.D., M.B.A.

Mental Health and Wellness

UR Medicine Faculty The University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group (URMFG) consists of over 900 specialist and primary care providers spanning 19 departments. URMFG is certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
Accountable Health Partner Accountable Health Partners (AHP) is a network of over 2,000 community and UR medical faculty and a dozen leading hospitals throughout the region. AHP offers a full range of care.
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About Me

Dr. Nasra is Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at URMC where he serves as Chief of the Division of Collaborative Care and Wellness, and Medical Director of Behavioral Health Partners. Dr. Nasra received his Masters of Science in molecular biology and his MD degrees from the American University of Bei...
Dr. Nasra is Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at URMC where he serves as Chief of the Division of Collaborative Care and Wellness, and Medical Director of Behavioral Health Partners. Dr. Nasra received his Masters of Science in molecular biology and his MD degrees from the American University of Beirut. He completed his psychiatry residency at Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY. He is a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and a member of the American College of Psychiatrists. Dr Nasra is Board Certified in General Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine. After 20 years as a psychiatrist, Dr. Nasra enrolled in the executive MBA program at the Simon School of Business and graduated with an MBA in 2013.

Dr. Nasra's career interests include collaborative and integrated care as well as increasing access to psychiatric services and reducing stigma for mental health. He is dedicating his time currently to developing new models of care integration between psychiatry and other areas of medicine, as well as developing and marketing novel employer based psychiatric services.

Faculty Appointments

Professor of Clinical Psychiatry - Department of Psychiatry, Psychology (SMD)

Credentials

Residency & Fellowship

Residency, Psychiatry, SUNY Upstate Medical University. 1991 - 1994

Internship, Psychiatry, SUNY Upstate Medical University. 1990 - 1991

Education

MBA | Simon Business School. 2013

MD | American University of Beirut. 1990

Awards

Mary Lou Meyers, MD Award In recognition of outstanding medical student teaching. 2016

Nancy C. A. Roeske Certificate of Recognition for Excellence in Medical Student Education. 2003

Christopher H. Hodgman, M.D. Award for outstanding performance in undergraduate medical education. 2000

Publications

Journal Articles

Comprehensive Approach to Opioid Management in a Primary Care Network.

Fortuna RJ, Venci J, Johnson W, Clark JS, Schlagman S, Vandermark K, Stetzer A, Nasra GS, Martin-Stancil-El SG, Judge S

Population health management.. 2024 January 18 Epub 01/18/2024.

Primary Care Behavioral Health Integration and Care Utilization: Implications for Patient Outcome and Healthcare Resource Use.

Maeng DD, Poleshuck E, Rosenberg T, Kulak A, Mahoney T, Nasra G, Lee HB, Li Y

Journal of general internal medicine.. 2022 February 7 Epub 02/07/2022.

Aripiprazole Augmentation of Selective Serotonin or Serotonin Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors in the Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder.

Thomas L. Schwartz, M.D.; George S. Nasra, M.D.; Mark Chilton, M.S.; David Kang, M.D.; and Hari Kumaresan, M.D.

Primary Psychiatry. 2007; 14(1): 67-69.

An open-label study to evaluate switching from an SSRI or SNRI to tiagabine to alleviate antidepressant-induced sexual dysfunction in generalized anxiety disorder.

Schwartz TL, Nasra GS, Ashton AK, Kang D, Kumaresan H, Chilton M, Bertone F

Annals of clinical psychiatry : official journal of the American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists.. 2007 19 (1):25-30. Epub 1900 01 01.

Evaluations of competency of patients with organic mental disorder.

Vasavada T, Masand PS, Nasra G

Psychological reports.. 1997 February 80 (1):107-13. Epub 1900 01 01.

Major depression and irritable bowel syndrome: is there a relationship?

Masand PS, Kaplan DS, Gupta S, Bhandary AN, Nasra GS, Kline MD, Margo KL

The Journal of clinical psychiatry.. 1995 August 56 (8):363-7. Epub 1900 01 01.