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

Psychiatry

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Fax: (585) 273-1066

Office: (585) 273-1708

Office: (585) 276-6900

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

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Biography

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.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Forensic Psychiatry - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Psychosomatic Medicine - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Psychiatry - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Education

1986
MS | Lebanon-Sch Med Amer U Beirut
Cell Biology, Cytology

1990
MD | Lebanon-Sch Med Amer U Beirut
Medicine

2013
MBA | University of Rochester
Business Administration

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

09/01/1990 - 08/31/1991
Internship in at Suny Upstate Medical University

09/01/1991 - 08/31/1994
Residency in Psychiatry at Suny Upstate Medical University

Awards

2016
Mary Lou Meyers, MD Award In recognition of outstanding medical student teaching
Sponsor: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

2003
Nancy C. A. Roeske Certificate of Recognition for Excellence in Medical Student Education
Sponsor: American Psychiatric Association

2000
Christopher H. Hodgman, M.D. Award for outstanding performance in undergraduate medical education
Sponsor: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

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Publications

Journal Articles

2007
Schwartz TL, Nasra GS, Ashton AK, Kang D, Kumaresan H, Chilton M, Bertone F. "An open-label study to evaluate switching from an SSRI or SNRI to tiagabine to alleviate antidepressant-induced sexual dysfunction in generalized anxiety disorder." Annals of clinical psychiatry : official journal of the American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists.. 2007 19(1):25-30.

2/1997
Vasavada T, Masand PS, Nasra G. "Evaluations of competency of patients with organic mental disorder." Psychological reports.. 1997 Feb 0; 80(1):107-13.

8/1995
Masand PS, Kaplan DS, Gupta S, Bhandary AN, Nasra GS, Kline MD, Margo KL. "Major depression and irritable bowel syndrome: is there a relationship?" The Journal of clinical psychiatry.. 1995 Aug 0; 56(8):363-7.

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