Sriram Ramaswamy, MD
Sriram Ramaswamy, MD

Sriram Ramaswamy, MD

Associate Professor
School of Medicine

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Psychiatry

Position

  • Associate Professor

Biography

switched from TR to CE effective May 12, 2017

Education

  • Goa Medical College,M.B.B.S.,7/90-11/94

Publications and Presentations

Books

  • Qadri SF, Hill E, Madison J, Ramaswamy S, Successfully Implementing Schwartz Center Rounds with an Adult Psychiatric Hospital. Acad Psychiatry. 2016 April 4 (Epub ahead of print). PMID:, Acad Psychiatry, 2016
  • Ramaswamy, S. Topiramate in dextromethorphan abuse. Ann Clin Psychiatry. 2015 Nov; 27(4): 302-3, Annals of Clinical Psychiatry, 27(4), 302-3, 2015
  • SelvarajV,RamaswamyS. Psychopharmacology:500 Questions to Help You Pass the Boards:Philadelphia:, Lippincott, Wilkins and Williams, 2012., Not Applicable, 2012, 2012

Articles

  • Ramaswamy S, Driscoll D, Smith LM, Bhatia SC, Petty F, Failed efficacy of ziprasidone in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder, Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications, Volume 2, 15 April 2016, Pages 1-5. (Online ahead of print.) (Dec.), Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications, Volume 2, 2016
  • Ramaswamy S, Hickert A, Miller K, Kolli V, Driscoll D, KC Y. ID: 42: Factors Associated                               With Treatment Seeking In Veterans With Late-Onset PTSD. DOI: 10.1136/jim-2016-000120.68 Published 22 March 2016, Journal of Investigative Medicine, 64(4), 946, 2016
  • Madan R, Langenfeld RJ, Ramaswamy S. Paliperidone Palmitate Induced Retrograde Ejaculation. Clin Schizophr Relat Psychoses. 2016 Jan 18, Clinical Schizophrenia & Related Psychoses, 2016
  • Tsai J, Ramaswamy S, Bhatia SC, Rosenheck RA. A Comparison of Homeless Male
    Veterans in Metropolitan and Micropolitan Areas in Nebraska: A Methodological Caveat.  2015 Sep 9. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID:26354600. , American Journal of Community Psychology, 56(3-4), 357-67, 2015
  • Ramaswamy, S. Topiramate in dextromethorphan abuse. Ann Clin Psychiatry. 2015 Nov; 27(4): 302-3, Annals of Clinical Psychiatry, Nov 27 (4), 302-3, 2015
  • Ramaswamy, S.  Topiramate in dextromethorphan abuse.  Ann Clin Psychiatry.                                     , Annals of Clinical Psychiatry, 27(4), 302-3, 2015
  • Tsai J, Ramaswamy S, Bhatia SC, Rosenheck RA. A Comparison of Homeless Male Veterans in Metropolitan and Micropolitan Areas in Nebraska: A Methodological Caveat. Am J Community Psychol. 2015 Sep 9. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26354600. (Sept.), American Journal of Community Psychology, Sept, 2015
  • Tsai J, Ramaswamy S, Bhatia SC, Rosenheck RA. A Comparison of Homeless Male Veterans in Metropolitan and Micropolitan Areas in Nebraska: A Methodological Caveat. Am J Community Psychol. 2015 Sep 9. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26354600., American Journal of Community Psychology, 2015
  • Monga V, Broucek M, Amani M, Ramaswamy S. Clozapine and concomitant chemotherapy in a patient with schizophrenia and new onset esophageal cancer. Psycho-oncology. 2015 Jan 20. doi: 10.1002/pon.3744, Psycho-oncology, doi:10.1002/pon. 3;744, 2015
  • Ramaswamy S, Madabushi J, Hunziker J, Bhatia SC, Petty F. An Open-Label Trial of Memantine for Cognitive Impairment in Patients with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder,” Journal of Aging Research, vol. 2015, Article ID 934162, 2015., Journal of Aging Research, 2015, 2015
  • Kolli V, Ramaswamy S. Improvement of antidepressant-induced sweating with as-required benztropine. Innov Clin Neurosci. 2013 Nov;10(11-12):10-1, Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience, 2013 Nov; 10(11-12), 2013
  • Selvaraj V, Ramaswamy S, Sharma A, Wilson DR. New-onset psychosis and emergence of suicidal ideation with aripiprazole. Am J Psychiatry. 2010 Dec;167(12):1535-6. PubMed PMID: 21131415, American Journal of Psychiatry, 167, 2010
  • Selvaraj V, Ramaswamy S, Wilson DR. Treating insomnia across women’s life stages. Current Psychiatry.2010, Vol. 9, (7):27-33., Current Psychiatry, Vol 9 (7), 27-33, 2010
  • Selvaraj V, Veeravalli S, Ramaswamy S, Balon R, Yeragani VK. Depression, suicidality and antidepressants: A coincidence? Indian J Psychiatry. 2010 Jan;52(1):17-20. PMID: 20174513., Indian Journal of Psychiatry, 52 (1), 17-20, 2010
  • Lineberry TW, MD, Ramaswamy S, Bostwick JM, Rundell JR.Traumatized Troops: How to treat combat-related PTSD. Current Psychiatry. 2006; Vol 5,(5): 39-52, Current Psychiatry, 2006
  • Lineberry TW, MD, Ramaswamy S, Bostwick JM, Rundell JR. Military sexual trauma: How to identify and treat a unique form of PTSD. Current Psychiatry. 2006; Vol 5,(5): 53-54., Current Psychiatry, 2006
  • Madaan V, Dewan V, Ramaswamy S, Sharma A. Behavioral manifestations of sturge-weber syndrome: a case report. Prim Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry. 2006;8(4):198-200., Primary Care Companion to the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 2006
  • Padala PR, Madison J, Monnahan M, Marcil W, Price P, Ramaswamy S, Din AU,Wilson DR, Petty F. Risperidone monotherapy for post-traumatic stress disorder related to sexual assault and domestic abuse in women. Int Clin Psychopharmacol. 2006;21(5):275-80., International Clinical Psychopharmacology, 2006
  • Rapuri SB, Ramaswamy R, Madaan V, Rasimas JJ, Krahn LE. WEED’ out false-positive urine drug screens Current Psychiatry. 2006; Vol. 5 ( 8):124, Current Psychiatry, 2006
  • Das P, Ramaswamy S, Bhatia SC. 10 tips for working with a drug formulary Current Psychiatry. 2006, Vol. 5, (11): 152, Current Psychiatry, 2006
  • Ramaswamy S, Bhatia SC. Aripiprazole Therapy for Nicotine Dependence. Primary Companion to the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. 2006;8(1):47-8., Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 2006
  • Lineberry TW, S Ramaswamy, JM Bostwick, JR Rundell. Traumatized Troops: How to treat combat-related PTSD, Current Psychiatry, 5(5), 39-52, 2006
  • Lineberry, TW, S Ramaswamy, JM Bostwick, JR Rundell. Military sexual trauma: How to identify a unique form of PTSD., Current Psychiatry, 5(5), 53-54, 2006
  • Rramaswamy S., SC Bhatia. Aripiprazole Therapy for Nicotine Dependence, Primary Care Companion to the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 8(1), 47-8, 2006
  • Siddiqui, Z, WA Marcil, SC Bhatia, S Ramaswamy, F Petty. Ziprasidone therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder., Journal of Psychiatry & Neuroscience, 30(6), 430-1, 2005
  • Sharma, A, S Ramaswamy, SC Bhatia. ECT Post Cerebral Aneurysn Repair, Journal of ECT, 21(3), 180-1, 2005
  • Ramaswamy, S, S. Malik, V Dewan,. How to Prevent and Manage Psychotropic Discontinuation Syndromes., Current Psychiatry, 4(9), 29-44, 2005
  • Ramaswamy, S., F Fernandes. Patient Telephone Encounters, Current Psychiatry, 4(9), 92, 2005
  • Ramaswamy S., V Madaa, F Qadri, C Heaney, T North, P Padala, S Sattar, F Petty. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Primary Care Perspective for the Department of Veterans Affairs, Primary Care, 7(4), 180-7, 2005
  • Ramaswamy S, Boust SJ, Sattar SP, Bhatia SC, Petty F. Sudden cardiac death with clozapine and lorazepam combination. Jefferson Journal of Psychiatry. In press.
  • Ramaswamy S, Boust SJ, Sattar SP, Bhatia SC, Petty F. Sudden cardiac death with clozapine and lorazepam combination. Jefferson Journal of Psychiatry. In press.
  • Das P, Ramaswamy S, Arora M, Samuels I, Gabel TL. Lamotrigine Induced Neutropenia, Primary Care Companion to the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, In Press
  • Vanega L, Ramakrishnan PR, Ramaswamy S, “I want to leave now” Handling discharge against medical advice, Current Psychiatry, In press

Publications

  • Ramaswamy S, Mattai A, Hollibaugh M, Hunziker JC, Bhatia SC, Wilson DR, Petty F. Memantine for cognitive impairment in veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder. Society of Biological Psychiatry Annual Meeting, San Diego, May 17-19, 2007., Society of Biological Psychiatry, 2007
  • Ramaswamy S, Greer A, Heaney RP, Petty F, Wilson DR. Association between Antipsychotic-induced Hyperleptinemia and Bone Mineral Density and Bone Metabolism In Men and Premenopausal-women with Schizophrenia. International Congress of Schizophrenia Research, 2007, Colorado Springs, CO, Poster Presentation (34, International Congress of Schizophrenia, 2007
  • Petty F, Padala P, Ramaswamy S, Almeida M, Monnahan M, Wilson DR. Predictors of treatment response to risperidone or placebo for PTSD. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Atlanta, October 15-18, 2006., Society for Neuroscience, 2006
  • Ramaswamy S, Padala PR, MD2,3, Monnahan M,, Petty F, Wilson DR. Risperidone in the Treatment of Civilian Post -Traumatic Stress Disorder. Collegium Internationale Neuro Psychopharmocologicum (CINP), 2006, Chicago, IL, Poster presentation, Collegium Internationale Neuro Psychopharmocologicum, 2006
  • Petty, F; Ramaswamy, S; Madison, J; Padala, P; Marcil, W; Monnahan, M; Price, P; Wilson, D. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD): Risperidone monotherapy treatment. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, November 12-16, 2005 , 2005, Society for Neuroscience, 2005

Presentations

  • Bhatia S, Rao V, Ramaswamy S, Kolli V. Traumatic Brain Injury and PTSD: Easing the pain. Presented at the American Psychiatry Association Annual Meeting, Workshop. 19 May 2016., 2016
  • Miller K, Hickert A, Yashswee KC, Driscoll D, Kolli K, Ramaswamy R. Factors Associated With Treatment Seeking In Veterans With Late-Onset PTSD. Poster presentation at the Combined Annual Meeting of Central Society for Clinical and Translational Research (CSCTR) and the Midwestern Section of the American Federation of Medical Research( MWAFMR), Mid-America Club, Chicago, IL April 21st, 2016, 2016
  • Miller K, Driscoll D, Ramaswamy S. Late onset posttraumatic stress disorder in aging veterans: role of chronic inflammation. Poster Presentation at The Midwest Student Biomedical Research Forum, Creighton University, Omaha, NE March 5th 2016, 2016
  • Monga V, Madan R, Ramaswamy S, Dannaram S, Langenfeld R. ECT In Clozapine Resistant Schizophrenia. Poster Presentation at the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, May 13 – May 23, 2015., 2015
  • Ramaswamy S, Selvaraj V, Driscoll D, Madabushi J, Bhatia SC, Vikram Yeragani V. Effects of Escitalopram on Autonomic Function in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Among Veterans of Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. Poster Presentation at the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, May 13 – May 23, 2015., 2015
  • Madan R, Monga V, Sharma R, Langenfeld R, Ramaswamy S. Paliperidone Palmitate Induced Retrograde Ejaculation: Case Report And Review Of Literature. Poster Presentation at the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, May 13 – May 23, 2015., 2015
  • Qadri SF, Ramaswamy S, Vitamin D insufficiency in chronic schizophrenia. Poster presentation at the International Congress of Schizophrenia Research, Colorado Springs March 28- April 01, 2015., 2015
  • S. Faiz Qadri, Sriram Ramaswamy, Vitamin D insufficiency in chronic schizophrenia - Poster presentation at the International Congress of Schizophrenia Research, Colorado Springs March 28- April 01, 2015
  • Presented VA Research Seminar at Omaha VA Medical Center on 3/20/15. Topic - Heart Rate Variability in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder., 2015
  • Dementia - Workshop at the 66th Annual National Conference of the Indian Psychiatric Society at Pune, India (Jan, 2014), 2014
  • Monga V, Broucek M, Ramaswamy S. Clozapine and Concomitant Chemotherapy in a Patient With Schizophrenia and New Onset Esophageal Cancer. Annual National Conference of the American Psychiatric Association at New York, NY (May, 2014) Poster Presentation, 2014
  • Critical Appraisal of Psychopharmacology Articles: Demystifying the Approach ”, Grand Rounds presentation, Creighton University, Department of Psychiatry, Omaha, Nebraska, April 2014, 2014
  • Traumatic Brain Injury and PTSD: Easing the Pain: Workshop, American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA (May 2013), 2013
  • Bipolar-Spectrum Disorders: Evidence-based evaluation and management. Symposiumat the 65th Annual National Conference of the Indian Psychiatric Society at Kochi, India (Jan, 2013), 2013
  • Heart Disease and Depression - Symposiumat the 64th Annual National Conference of the Indian Psychiatric Society at Kochi, India (Jan, 2012), 2012
  • Ramaswamy S, Greer A, Heaney RP, Petty F, Wilson DR. Association between Antipsychotic-induced Hyperleptinemia and Bone Mineral Density and Bone Metabolism In Men and Premenopausal-women with Schizophrenia. International Congress of Schizophrenia Research, 2007, Colorado Springs, CO, Poster Presentation (34), 2007
  • Ramaswamy S, Padala PR, MD2,3, Monnahan M,, Petty F, Wilson DR. Risperidone in the Treatment of Civilian Post -Traumatic Stress Disorder. Collegium Internationale Neuro Psychopharmocologicum (CINP), 2006, Chicago, IL, Poster presentation, 2006

Awards and Honors

  • Selected for inclusion in the 2013 “Best Doctors in America List, 2013
  • Young Investigator Award, Collegium Internationale Neuro Psychopharmocologicum (CINP, 2006
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2006
  • Selected for the American Psychiatric Association Research Colloquium for Junior Investigators, 2006
  • Young Investigator, Collegium Internationale Neuro Psychopharmacologicum (CINP), 2006