Medication is often used to help relieve symptoms of psychiatric illness. Dr. Singh uses his expert skill in psychopharmacology to perform comprehensive evaluations and establish a clear plan of action to support continued health for each patient. Areas of expertise include depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, and thought disorders.
Niku Singh, M.D., Medical Director Involved in medicine since 1995, Dr. Singh is a dedicated psychiatrist with extensive experience in inpatient and outpatient settings and an experienced psychiatry administrator who continues an active clinical practice.
A Virginian and Washingtonian by education, Dr. Singh received his undergraduate degree at the University of Virginia in both Biological Chemistry and in Religious Studies. He went on to obtain his Medical Degree at George Washington University School of Medicine and continued at George Washington University to complete his internship and residency.
Following his appointment as Chief Administrative Psychiatric Resident at Fairfax Hospital of Virginia, Dr. Singh not only continued his hospital-based work in both clinical and leadership capacities but began taking initiatives within the community. He founded and established Tysons Psychiatry in late 2008, a selective private practice in Tysons Corner, Virginia. His expertise and leadership skills have been sought out by many organizations. In addition to serving as Medical Director of Tysons Psychiatry, Dr. Singh serves on the Board of Directors and as Medical Director of Hopewell House for Independent Living, as Medical Director of Integrated Clinical Concepts, and maintains a relationship with Sagebrush Holistic Residential Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. More recently, Dr. Singh has brought access to Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) to the area as he serves as the Medical Director of the Tysons Corner Center for TMS and sits on the Scientific Advisory Board of TMS NeuroHealth.
Combining his understanding of neurobiology and chemistry to philosophical and psychological theories of the mind, Dr. Singh lectures nationally and is a requested speaker at the major medical centers on the topics of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, and psychopharmacology. He also maintains faculty appointments at two schools of medicine: The George Washington University and Virginia Commonwealth University.
Dr. Singh’s services have been requested by recognized VIP’s in politics, journalism, and the media. He is an active member of the American Psychiatric Association and formerly on the Board of Directors of the Washington Psychiatric Society. He gives back to his community via many philanthropic efforts and has given his time for asylum seekers and multi-cultural integration efforts.