Faculty

Deepak K Sarpal, MD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Contact Details

3501 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh
 
PA
 
15213

Education & Training

MD
St. George's University School of Medicine Medicine
Zucker Hillside Hospital, Hofstra Northwell School of MedicinePsychiatry

Specialty Certifications

Board Certification
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Selected Honors & Awards

Rising Star Award, Pittsburgh Foundation

Research Interests

Treatment outcomes; trajectories; Psychiatric neuroimaging; Therapeutic trials
Selected Research Publications & Products
  1. Sarpal DK, Robinson DG, Fales C, Lencz T, Argyelan M, Karlsgodt KH, Gallego JA, John M, Kane JM, Szeszko PR, Malhotra AK (2017). Relationship between Duration of Untreated Psychosis and Intrinsic Corticostriatal Connectivity in Patients with Early Phase Schizophrenia. Neuropsychopharmacology. Apr 5. doi: 10.1038/npp.2017.55.
  2. Sarpal DK, Argyelan M, Robinson DG, Szeszko PR, Karlsgodt KH, John M, Weissman N, GallegoJA, Kane JM, Lencz T, Malhotra AK (2016). Baseline Striatal Functional, Connectivity as aPredictor of Response to Antipsychotic Drug Treatment. The American Journal of Psychiatry 173; 69- 77.
  3. Sarpal DK, Robinson D, Lencz T, Argyelan M, Ikuta T, Karlsgodt K, Gallego JA, KaneJM, Szeszko PR, Malhotra AK (2015). Antipsychotic Treatment and Functional Connectivity of the Striatum in First-Episode Schizophrenia. JAMA Psychiatry 72: 5.
  4. Eisenberg D, Sarpal D, Kohn PD, Meyer-Lindenberg A, Apud J, Wint D, Kolachana B, Weinberger DR, Berman KF (2010). Catechol-O-methyltransferase Val158Met Genotype and Resting Regional Cerebral Blood Flow in Medication-Free Patients with Schizophrenia. Biological Psychiatry 67:287-290.
  5. Sarpal D, Buchsbaum BR, Kohn PD, Kippenhan JS, Mervis CB, Morris CA, Meyer Lindenberg A, Berman KF (2008). A genetic model for understanding higher-ordervisual processing: functional interactions of the ventral visual stream in Williams syndrome. Cerebral Cortex 18: 2402-2409.

Clinical Interests

Psychotic disorders; Psychiatric phenomenology; Integrating psychopharmacology/psychotherapy

Education Interests

Treatment outcomes; trajectories; Psychiatric neuroimaging; Therapeutic trials