Kishan Nallapula

Kishan Nallapula, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Business Phone: (352) 294-4900
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About Kishan Nallapula

Dr. Nallapula joined the University of Florida in 2016. Dr. Nallapula completed his completed medical school training at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India in 2010. He moved to the United States in 2011 to pursue psychiatry residency training at the University of Missouri-Columbia. In 2014 he started his Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Upon completion of fellowship Dr. Nallapula has chosen UF to be the first step in his career.

Dr. Nallapula has experience in diverse clinical settings. He currently serves as the Medical Director for the UF Health Psychiatric Hospital (child and adolescent unit) and is the Director of Telemedicine for the Department of Psychiatry. Formerly he was the attending Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist for the Crisis Stabilization Unit at Meridian Behavioral Healthcare, Inc. Lake City, FL. He was the consultant psychiatrist for the Alachua county Community Action Team through Sinfonia Family Services of Florida. He supervises fellows and sees children in the foster care system via telehealth for Children’s Home Society of Florida.

His goal is to enhance patient care by incorporating innovative technologies in health care delivery. He currently directs an elective courses for medical students and residents to familiarize themselves with telemedicine before they go out to independent practice.

Board Certifications

  • Adult Psychiatry
    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Clinical Profile

  • Psychiatry
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Areas of Interest
  • Adjustment disorder
  • Adolescent depression
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Delirium
  • Depression
  • Generalized anxiety disorder
  • Hallucinations
  • Oppositional defiant disorder
  • School-age children development
  • Vegetarian diet

Research Profile

Areas of Interest
  • EMR utilization for optimum care delivery
  • Ketamine for intractable depression


Carbamazepine in bipolar disorder with pain: reviewing treatment guidelines.
The primary care companion for CNS disorders. 16(5) [DOI] 10.4088/PCC.14r01672. [PMID] 25667814.


Fellowship – Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
2016 · University of Alabama
Residency – Psychiatry
2014 · University of Missouri
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
2010 · Kasturba Medical College

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
MDU4003 Introduction to the Professions of Medicine

Contact Details

(352) 294-4900