About Weight Loss Doctor Shishuka Malhotra in Canton, OH
Dr. Shishuka Malhotra is a board-certified psychiatrist and assistant professor of psychiatry at Northeast Ohio College of Medicine, bringing extensive psychiatric and research experience to her role as the executive clinic director of Balanced Health and Wellness in Canton, OH.
Dr. Malhotra brings personalized, medically based programs to patients, helping them lose weight and keep it off. Her background in psychiatry makes her an exceptional weight loss therapist, helping clients address their relationship with food and make lasting lifestyle changes that will result in effective weight loss and weight maintenance long-term.
About Shishuka Malhotra, MD
Dr. Malhotra received her MBBS at Mahatma Gandhi Medical College in Indore, India, in 1993. She then had rotating internship placements in family medicine, internal medicine, psychiatry, and more. After moving to the U.S., she had internships in internal medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and completed residencies in psychiatry. From 2000 to 2001, she had a fellowship in psychopharmacology and research at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.
Dr. Malhotra’s work has centered on diagnosis and medical management of patients with obesity-associated mood disorders, eating disorders, and other chronic medical disorders tied to weight, such as diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease. This work has led to her dedication to providing medically based, proven programs for healthy weight loss in patients.
At Balanced Health and Wellness in Canton, OH, Dr. Malhotra puts this knowledge to work providing personalized weight loss programs that are designed to help patients lose weight and keep it off for good. The programs go beyond fad dieting or workouts to help change your relationship with food and make lasting alterations to your lifestyle. We also use medically based research on hormones and metabolism to assist with a whole-body approach to achieving healthy, lasting weight loss.
Certifications, memberships, and awards
Dr. Malhotra is licensed in the state of Ohio by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates and is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, the Ohio Psychiatric Association, and the American Medical Association. Her honors and awards include:
- Resident Research Award, University of Cincinnati Medical Center (2001)
- Emory Psychiatry Resident Symposium, Sponsored by Eli Lily Pharmaceuticals (2000)
- Resident of the Year, Career Directions Program, Sponsored by Pfizer Pharmaceuticals (2000)
- Chief Resident in Psychiatry, Cleveland Clinic Foundation (2000)
Dr. Malhotra has more than 15 years of experience in research and clinic work, conducting more than 70 clinical and experimental trials and currently serving as the President and Medical Director of Neuro-Behavioral Clinical Research, Inc., in Canton, OH. She is experienced working with cutting edge weight loss and hormonal replacement programs that can assist with weight loss if needed. While not every patient at Balanced Health and Wellness will need medication, Dr. Malhotra has the experience and skills to utilize this additional tool at Balanced Health and Wellness if needed.