Meet the Experts

Seema Sehgal, MD


Washington Hospital

Dr. Seema Sehgal is board certified with the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She earned her medical degree at the Armed Forces Medical College in Pune, India before coming to the United States for her internship and psychiatric residency at the California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. Dr. Sehgal served the Fremont Community for 14 years as a Staff psychiatrist for the Alameda County Behavioral Services department and the Alameda County Crisis Response Program. This experience in treating patients from widely diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds provides Dr. Sehgal with a unique perspective and sensitivity for the influence of culture on the varied presentations of psychiatric illness in our community.

Also By This Author

Separating Mental Illness Fact from Fiction

In an effort to increase awareness and destigmatize mental illness, here are some of the most common misconceptions.

Read More »

Six Tips to Manage Holiday Stress

The key to dealing with holiday triggers it to know how to identify them and develop coping strategies that’ll help you through.

Read More »