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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

Chandrika Balgobin, DO

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Chandrika Balgobin, DO


Board-certified specialties granted by an ABMS Member Board. Learn more about board certification.
Psychiatry, Psychosomatic Medicine

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About Chandrika Balgobin, DO

Chandrika Balgobin, DO, FAPA, PMH-C, is a psychiatrist who is board certified in psychiatry and consultation-liaison psychiatry, with additional training and certification in maternal mental health and perinatal mental health from Postpartum Support International. She is also an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Virginia Commonwealth University and is an outpatient practice member of Inova Medical Group.

She joined Inova in 2016 with clinical interests and a research focus in women's mental health.

She has received numerous academic and teaching awards and is an inductee of the Gold Humanism Honor Society.

Dr. Balgobin earned her medical degree from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, completed her psychiatry residency at the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and is a graduate of George Washington University Medical Center/Inova Fairfax Hospital's consultation-liaison psychiatry fellowship.


  • Postpartum Support Virginia
  • DMV Women’s Mental Health Consortium
  • Postpartum Support International
  • Marcé Society of North America

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Medical Education

New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine 2010


Erie County Medical Center
Training Specialty: Psychiatry
7/1/2010 - 6/30/2014


Inova Fairfax Hospital
Training Specialty: Psychosomatic Medicine
7/1/2014 - 6/30/2015

Board Certification

Psychiatry, Psychosomatic Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

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