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Raman Gill Chahal, M.B.B.S., M.D., M.P.H.

  • Medical Director, Intensive Psychiatric Services Clinic at Bayview
  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Languages: English, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu


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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 410-550-0018
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  • Medical Director, Intensive Psychiatric Services Clinic at Bayview
  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; Government Medical College (1973)


  • Psychiatry; Christian Medical College Punjab University (1976)


  • Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (1982)
  • Psychiatry; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1980)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry And Neurology (Psychiatry) (1986)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

  • Intensive outpatient treatment for stabilization and prevention of hospitalization in the acutely ill psychiatric patient
  • Ethnic psychiatry: Options for provision of psychiatric treatment and outreach to the underserved Indian and Southeast Asian population
  • Impact of psychiatric illness and substance abuse on highway driver safety


Selected Publications

  1. Romanoski A, Nestadt G, Chahal R, Gruenberg E, and McHugh PR. (Feb. 1988). Interobserver Reliability of "Standardized Psychiatric Examination" (SPE) for Case Ascertainment (DSM-III). Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 176(2): 63-71.
  2. Folstein MF, Romanoski A, Chahal R, Anthony JC, Von Korff M, Nestadt G, Merchant A, Gruenberg EM, and Kramer M. (1985). Eastern Baltimore Mental Health Survey Clinical Reappraisal. InEpidemiology Field Methods in Psychiatry (Eaton WW and Kessler LG, eds). Chapter 12, Pp. 253-284. Orlando, FL: Academic Press, Inc.
  3. Folstein M, Romanoski A, Nestadt G, Chahal R, Merchant A, Shapiro S, Kramer M, Anthony J, Gruenberg E, McHugh P. (1985). Brief Report on the Clinical Reappraisal of the DIS Carried Out at the Johns Hopkins Site of the Epidemiological Catchment Area Program of the NIMH. Psychological Medicine. 15(4): 809-814.
  4. Anthony J, Folstein M, Romanoski A, Von Korff M, Nestadt G, Chahal R, Merchant A, Brown CH, Shapiro S, Kramer M, Gruenberg E. (1985). Comparison of the Lay Diagonistic Interview Schedule and a Standardized Psychiatric Diagnosis. Archives of General Psychiatry. 42: 667-675.
  5. Von Korff M, Nestadt G, Romanoski A, Anthony JC, Eaton WW, Merchant A, Chahal R, Kramer M, Folstein MF, Gruenberg EM. (1985). The Prevalence of Treated and Untreated DSM-III Schizophrenia: REsults of a two stage community survey. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. 173(10): 577-581.

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