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

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Office: (585) 273-1708

Office: (585) 276-6900

Fax: (585) 273-1066

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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.



MD | American University of Beirut

MBA | Simon Business School

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

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

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


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

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

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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Journal Articles

Maeng DD, Poleshuck E, Rosenberg T, Kulak A, Mahoney T, Nasra G, Lee HB, Li Y. "Primary Care Behavioral Health Integration and Care Utilization: Implications for Patient Outcome and Healthcare Resource Use." Journal of general internal medicine.. 2022 Feb 7; Epub 2022 Feb 07.

Thomas L. Schwartz, M.D.; George S. Nasra, M.D.; Mark Chilton, M.S.; David Kang, M.D.; and Hari Kumaresan, M.D. "Aripiprazole Augmentation of Selective Serotonin or Serotonin Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors in the Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder." Primary Psychiatry. 2007; 14(1): 67-69.

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.