Shanthi Gowrinathan, M.D.
Director of Psycho-Oncology and Cancer Support Services

Shanthi Gowrinathan, MD


Shanthi Gowrinathan, MD, is an accomplished inpatient and outpatient psychiatrist, specializing in both Women’s Psychiatry and Psycho-oncology (Cancer Psychiatry) who works collaboratively in the care of her patients. Dr. Gowrinathan integrates her recommendations with the patient’s medical teams to ensure a whole person, interdisciplinary and cohesive treatment approach. Gifted with the strong ability to empathetically connect with her patients quickly, Dr. Gowrinathan is proficient at diagnosing and treating psychiatric disease in the context of complex medical issues such as cancer diagnosis.

Psycho-Oncologists Open Minds to Role of Mental Health in Patient Outcomes

Dr. Shanthi Gowrinathan, was recently interviewed by Oncology Times about the mental health challenges patients with cancer face. Learn about the services many require to optimize their quality of life during all phases of their cancer journey, by reading the article by Oncology Times.

View Interview on Oncology Times