Dr. Khyati Brahmbhatt is a pediatric psychiatrist who specializes in evaluating and treating children with neurological disorders, particularly epilepsy. She directs UCSF's consultation-liaison service for child and adolescent psychiatry, which structures care for children who have both physical and mental health challenges. Her practice emphasizes collaboration with other specialists to improve patients' access to mental health care as well as their treatment outcomes.
In her research, Brahmbhatt studies systems of care. She is also involved in training the next generation of child and adolescent psychiatrists to provide integrated care.
Brahmbhatt earned her medical degree from Grant Government Medical College in Mumbai, India. She completed a general psychiatry residency at Albert Einstein Healthcare Network and a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital. Before joining UCSF in 2014, she served as the consultation-liaison director for pediatric psychiatry at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine.
For the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Brahmbhatt co-chairs a national committee on standardizing and optimizing mental health care for physically ill children in pediatric hospitals.