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August 25, 2011

Dr. Santosh Shrestha Portrait of Dr. Santosh Shrestha has joined the faculty at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine as an assistant professor of psychiatry, specializing in developmental disabilities.   He also is a member of SIU HealthCare, the medical school’s practice group.

Shrestha competed his residency in psychiatry at SIU (2011) and earned his medical degree from the College of Medical Sciences-Bharatpur, Kathmandu University, in Chitwan, Nepal (2002) and his undergraduate degree from Tribhuvan University-St. Xavier’s Kathmandu in Nepal (1995).

Shrestha is board eligible in psychiatry and is a member of the American Psychiatric Association.

He is married to Seleena Shrestha.