Shilpa Saroop, PhD

Shilpa Saroop, PhD is a licensed psychologist in the Women’s Mental Health Program. 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 individuals, couples, and family therapy in the Women’s Mental Health Program. Another area of focus for Dr. Saroop includes providing support to families of babies receiving care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). There, she provides on-site consultation to treatment providers and brief interventions, assessment and referrals for individuals and families who have a child receiving care in the NICU. She also leads support groups for family members. Dr. Saroop also participates in the training of psychiatry residents here at MGUH. Prior to joining MGUH, Dr. Saroop served as an assistant professor and directed clinical services and training of medical and non-medical students in the Department of Psychiatry at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA.