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Chokhawala, Krutika P., MBBS
Program: Psychiatry & Human Behavior
Hometown: Mumbai, India
Undergrad School: Mithibai College of Arts and Science, Mumbai
Medical School: SSR Medical College, Mauritius

Why did you choose UMMC?: UMMC offers a diverse and well -rounded clinical and didactic experience including ECT, Sleep Medicine, VA as well as training experience with addiction psychiatry. The faculty and staff are always approachable, encouraging and supportive. I truly enjoy working with my colleagues and there is a general camaraderie amongst the residents. Our program fosters an environment of well-being and work-life balance which is a definite plus!
Biography Information
I grew up in Mumbai, India and attended Medical School in Mauritius. I married my best friend and moved to California shortly after. My career path has included research, social work and experience working at an addiction rehabilitation facility. My husband and I have lived in California, Louisiana and are now in Flowood, MS. We are proud cat parents to Neo.

Career Interest
Adult inpatient and addiction psychiatry

Traveling, cooking, Netflix and spending time with my family and friends.

What you like to do in free time?
Relaxing and spending time with my family, heading out for a drive or a short hike and possibly trying out some new recipes.