Confidential behavioral health consultation for elite athletes & sports professionals

Dr. Mayur Pandya

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Dr. Pandya is a board-certified psychiatrist with expertise in the management of mental health in professional athletes. Dr. Pandya is passionate about identifying effective approaches for integrated mental health care for elite athletes. He has served as a psychiatric consultant and physician for elite athletes, sports executives, and retired professional players. Dr. Pandya’s areas of expertise include management of performance anxiety, mood disorders, concussion-related behavioral manifestations, and neurodegenerative disorders.

Sport psychiatry consultant to teams or athletes from:

  • National Basketball Association
  • Major League Baseball
  • National Football League
  • Cleveland State University Athletics
  • University of Akron Athletics

Current and Past Professional Employment & Positions:

  • Cleveland Clinic, Center for Neurological Restoration
  • University Hospitals of Cleveland, Department of Psychiatry
  • Springstone Highland Springs Hospital, Inpatient Unit Director

Current and Past Academic Positions:

  • Assistant Professor, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center/CWRU
  • Assistant Professor, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Associate Director, Adult Psychiatry Residency, Cleveland Clinic
  • Chief Resident, Cleveland Clinic

Memberships and Recognitions:

  • International Society for Sport Psychiatry
  • Association for Applied Sport Psychology
  • Northeast Ohio Huntington’s Disease Society Community Service Award
  • “Best Doctors” (Cleveland Magazine)