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About Sandeep Vaishnavi, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Vaishnavi is the Medical Director of MindPath Care Center’s Interventional Psychiatry and Clinical Research Institute. He earned his BS in Biology from the Georgia Institute of Technology, his PhD in Cognitive Science (specializing in cognitive neuroscience) from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and his MD also from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He completed a residency in Psychiatry at Duke University, a residency in Clinical Psychopharmacology at Duke University and GlaxoSmithKline, and a fellowship in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Vaishnavi is board-certified in Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry by the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties as well as board-certified in General Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. 

He previously worked as the Director of the Neuropsychiatry Clinic and Neuropsychiatry Consult Service at Alexian Brothers Neurosciences Institute and Behavioral Health Hospital in Chicago, IL, and as a Neuropsychiatry Physician at NC Neuropsychiatry Attention and Memory Center, Raleigh, NC.  

Dr. Vaishnavi is widely published with over twenty articles in medical journals, several chapters in textbooks, and numerous conference proceedings and abstracts. He is the author of The Traumatized Brain: A Family Guide Understanding Mood, Memory and Behavior After Brain Injury (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015). Dr. Vaishnavi is a member of the American Neuropsychiatric Association and the American Academy of Neurology. Dr. Vaishnavi is also an instructor at the highly acclaimed Duke University TMS Course.

Partial List of Treatment Areas

  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)
  • Clinical Trials
  • badge-4 TMSSignifies advanced training and post-graduate certification in TMS Therapy.

Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna NC
  • Cigna NC
  • Tricare NC
  • Magellan NC
  • Medcost NC
  • Medicare NC
  • UBH NC
  • Humana NC
  • Gateway NC



September 1, 2021

The doctor was a good listener and answered my questions. He also was easy to talk to.


August 26, 2021

Dr Vaishnavi was very knowledgeable


July 27, 2021

A really nice experience from the scheduling to the appt. Dr. S is very kind and informative and willing to talk and answer questions so that the client feels safe and understands everything.


June 25, 2021

Had great success with TMS treatments & a great meeting with Dr. Vaishnavi yesterday. He is very thorough & explains everything clearly.


June 24, 2021

Very professional and dedicated


May 6, 2021

Everyone is so caring and answers all of your questions.


April 20, 2021

Dr. V was the only positive experience I have had yet. This is very disheartening.


April 7, 2021

I like how he asks questions and if I had questions for him.


November 16, 2020

Great service in transitioning care to Mindpath

Tropical Storm Isaias is headed towards the Carolinas

Tropical Storm Isaias is headed towards the Carolinas. Please note that we plan to be open for appointments; however, be aware that power outages may be widespread which may impact telehealth and other appointments. We may not know until the last minute in all of our locations on Tuesday. Please be patient. We will waive missed appointment charges on Tuesday, August 4th in light of complications from the weather. If you and your provider are unable to connect, we will reach out to reschedule your appointment as soon as possible.