Rajiv Tandon, MBBS

Rajiv Tandon, MBBS
Rajiv Tandon, MBBS

Chair, Department of Psychiatry

Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Contact Information

1000 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Department of Psychiatry
Psychiatry, 269.337.6373


Rajiv Tandon, MD, is Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine and a board-certified psychiatrist. He is a graduate of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India. He completed his residency in psychiatry at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS) and at the University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan. He subsequently obtained a Master's degree in Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis from the University of Michigan School of Public Health and a diploma in Management Development from the Harvard Business School. He served on the faculty in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan from 1987-2004; in addition, he served as the Director of the Schizophrenia Program from 1987-2000 and Director of the Hospital and Community Services Division from 1996-2000.

Dr. Tandon's principal research interests are in the neurobiology of schizophrenia, classification of psychiatric disorders (he served on the DSM-5 workgroup for psychotic disorders), and psychopharmacology. He has over 300 scientific publications and has received several national and international awards for research and training. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Asian Journal of Psychiatry and is the immediate Past-President of the Florida Psychiatric Society and the Florida chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).