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I have been in the private practice of multi modal psychiatry since November 1980.

Forest Hills Psychiatric Services
75-58 113 Street
Suite 1-A
Forest Hills, NY 11375
Phone: 718-268-9595
Fax: 718-268-9528

Office Manager: Farida Sakoor
Billing Manager: Annie Singh
Receptionist: Diana Edwards

We are a group of five psychiatrists who share space, expenses and provide coverage for each other.

My colleagues are:

Madhu Rajanna, MD
Adult, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Peter Chu, MD
Adult General Psychiatry

Veena Garyali, MD
Adult General Psychiatry

Jovita Crasta, MD DFAPA
Adult General Psychiatry

Procedure for making an appointment:

Please call 718- 268-9595. You will be asked a few questions such as your name, age, contact information, and your insurance.
You will be offered an appointment with one of us based on your preference and the availability.

Our office will work with you, your insurance company or your physician’s office to obtain a pre-authorization if it is required.

On the day of your appointment please arrive at least 15 minutes before your scheduled time. You will need to fill out an intake form


Subway: Take F train to 75 Ave (the stop between 71st Continental and Union Turnpike). Get out on North side of Queens Blvd, walk past Sam Ash store to 76th Road, turn left and then another left on to 113 Street.

Car: Queens Blvd to 76 Road, turn left if coming from Manhattan (or right if coming from Jamaica). Take first left on 113 Street.

Parking is sometimes a challenge. There are parking meters on Queens Blvd and the side streets and a parking Garage on Queens Blvd next to the Pinnacle building.

Services offered

All new patients are seen in an initial evaluation lasting 45-55 minutes. Occasionally it takes more than one session to complete an evaluation.

At the end of this evaluation the psychiatrist determines a diagnosis and a treatment plan. He also determines if these services can be rendered in our setting. For example, some patients need in-hospital treatment or referral to a detox. Unit.
Occasionally the patient does not feel comfortable and may request a referral to one that speaks a different language.

For those that stay in treatment the psychiatrist may provide one or more forms of treatment. These may include
Individual psychotherapy (talk therapy, counseling)
Psychopharmacology (Medications)
Family therapy or marital therapy

We do not accept Workmen’s Compensation Cases, and do not do Forensic work.

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