Dr. Shilpa Saroop, PhD

Dr. Shilpa Saroop, PhD

Dr. Shilpa Saroop, PhD

Languages: English, Hindi
Phone: 202-944-5400
Fax: 202-944-5404

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Specialties
  • Psychology
Conditions I Treat
  • acute stress disorder
  • adjustment disorder
  • behavioral disorders
  • bereavement
  • bipolar disorder
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Procedures I Perform
  • adult psychiatry
  • cognitive behavioral therapy
  • men's mental health
  • mental health
  • psychotherapy
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About the Provider

Dr. Saroop is a licensed psychologist in the Women's Mental Health Program, Department of Psychiatry.  She specializes in women's perinatal mental health and treats mood and anxiety disorders during pregnancy and postpartum.  Dr. Saroop also provides support for women as they transition to motherhood. She conducts individual, couples and family therapy.  Another area of focus for Dr. Saroop includes providing support to families of babies receiving care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).  She developed the The Two Hearts Mental Health and Wellness Program in the NICU which provides mental health and wellness support to NICU families and NICU staff.  She provides onsite consultation to treatment providers and brief interventions, assessments and referrals for individuals and families who have a child receiving care in the NICU.  She also provides wellness support to NICU staff.  Dr. Saroop also participates in the training of psychiatry residents at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital.

Education
  • Graduate Education: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine (2003)
In the News

June 26, 2020

Check Presentation: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Awarded Funding from The Juliet Grace Smith Foundation and The Ava Potter Pilcher Foundation for Mental Health and Wellness Support in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

Insurance
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Practice Locations
  • 2115 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest
    Suite 200
    Washington, DC 20007
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    Phone: 202-944-5400
    Fax: 202-944-5404

Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Awards
  • Certificate of Appreciation for services provided in the NICU from NICU Families and Caregivers
  • The Distinguished Psychotherapy Supervisor Award, Department of Psychiatry, 2019
  • The Distinguished Psychotherapy Supervisor Award, Department of Psychiatry, 2020
  • The Distinguished Psychotherapy Supervisor Award, Department of Psychiatry, 2021
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