San Jose
clinic

1530 The Alameda, Suite 315, San Jose, CA 95126

PH: (408) 295-8111

Fax: (408) 295-8110

Clinicians & Psychiatrists

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA


Susan M. Ditter, M.D, M.P.H

Adult psychiatrist
Board Certified: Psychiatry, Neurology, Forensic Psychiatry

Dr. Ditter completed her psychiatry residency and forensic psychiatry fellowship at the University of Virginia, where she was later on faculty. She also completed a fellowship at the Center for Disease control and received her Masters of Public Health at Emory University. Previoysly she completed her neurology residency and medical school at Emory University. She was on the neurology faculty at Emory and at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Hospital, before entering neurology private practice. She received her undergradurate degree from U.S.C.


Dr. Vidya Krishnan

Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatrist
Board Certified

Medication Management and Psychotherapy Dr. Krishnan completed her internship at Duke University Medical Center (Durham, NC) followed by her General Psychiatry residency at Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute - University of California, San Francisco (San Francisco, CA). She is fellowship trained in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Lucille Packard Children's Hospital - Stanford University (Palo Alto, CA). Prior to her training in the US, she completed her medical education in India at Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital (Mumbai, India).

Dr. Krishnan believes in a comprehensive approach to diagnosis and treatment, with a strong emphasis on psychotherapeutic interventions to complement pharmacological strategies.


Samer Salmo, MD

Adult Psychiatrist
Board Eligible

Dr. Samer Salmo received his psychiatry training at University of Los Angeles, where he served as Chief Resident during his final year. He worked in different outpatient clinics during his residency and received the National Alliance on Mental Illness NAMI award. He joined he General Residency program from which he graduated and served as an attending Psychiatrist. His clinical interest include depression, anxiety disorder, mood and psychotic disorder.


Smita Thakkar, MD

Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist
Board Certified

Dr. Smita Thakkar is a board certified psychiatrist with over 10 years of experience. She completed her child and adolescent psychiatric fellowship at University of Southern California. She received her general psychiatry training at University of Los Angeles, where she served as Chief Resident and was recognized with the Outstanding Resident Award two years in a row. She was an Attending psychiatrist in India . She is fluent in major Indian sub-continent languages.


Yang Xu, MD

Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist

Dr. Xu completed her residency in General Psychiatry at Mount Sinai-Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City and her Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship in Washington University in St. Louis. Prior to her clinical psychiatry training, she served as an associate research scientist at Columbia University/ New York State Psychiatric Institute and published several highly cited research papers on prestigious peer review journals. She also served a reviewer for some peer reviewed academic journals and current sits on the editorial board of Frontiers in Psychiatry. Prior to her training in the US, Dr. Xu went to Shanghai Medical School at Fudan University in Shanghai, China. She also did her internal medicine residency in Peking Union Medical College Hospital in Beijing, China. Dr. Xu is passionate about promoting mental health in the Asian American community and helping the patients and their families overcome stigma towards psychiatric illnesses. She is a fellow graduate of the diversity leadership program at American Psychiatric Association and an active member of American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Managed by American Psychiatric Centers