Dr. Biju Basil , MD

Neurology and Psychiatry

Overview

In his role as Medical Director of Friends’ Intensive Adult Unit, Dr. Basil is the leader of the interdisciplinary treatment team that provides individual and group therapy for those ages 18-55 who require inpatient care for mental illness. Prior to joining Friends Hospital, Dr. Basil served as Attending Psychiatrist at MHM Correctional Services in Philadelphia, as a Staff Psychiatrist at Fairmount Behavioral Health Services in Philadelphia, and was a staff member at the Drexel University College of Medicine Department of Psychiatry. He also has worked at leading international psychiatric facilities, including Cortinas Hospital and St. John’s Medical College in India. Dr. Basil is a member of the Indian Psychiatric Society, the American Psychiatric Association, and the World Association of Young Psychiatrists and Trainees. He has co-authored 36 presentations, articles, case reports, and commentaries on topics such as alcoholism and addiction, mania, dementia, malingering, and schizophrenia. Dr. Basil is also the co-author of “Psychiatry: 1,200 Questions to Help You Pass the Boards,” which was cited as one of the few books exclusively targeted at those preparing for Psychiatry Boards by the European Journal of Neurology. Dr. Basil received an M.D. from St. John’s National Academy of Health and Sciences in Bangalore, India and completed his residency training at Drexel University’s College of Medicine in Philadelphia.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 14 Years

Languages Spoken: English

Education & Training

Medical School: Bangalore Medical College

Graduation Date: in 2005

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Hahnemann University Hospital

Specialties: Neurology and Psychiatry

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Select
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Capital BC PPO

Dr. Basil's Office Information

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Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted: No
Medicaid Accepted: No

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Doctor Basil's Other Office Information

Fax:( ,2) 215-9687
Website:livewellservicesinc.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

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