Ritu S. Bhatnagar | Psychiatry Madison

Ritu S. Bhatnagar, M.D.M.P.H.

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1015 Gammon Lane
Madison, Wisconsin 53719



UnityPoint Health - Meriter - NewStart


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Medical Interests

Dr. Bhatnagar has a special interest in integrative medicine, like mindfulness training, hypnosis and yoga. Dr. Bhatnagar believes in looking at the whole picture in which the person with the addiction is living. She helps patients understand why they make the decision they make and how they started down the road of addiction in order to overcome it. Dr. Bhatnagar enjoys a team-based approach, where the patient, physician and therapists all work together for a positive outcome.

About Addiction Medicine Physicians

Addiction Medicine is a specialty that involves diagnosing and treating addictive diseases. It looks at the impact on the individual, as well as the family and friends of the involved patient. An Addiction Medicine Physician’s medical training includes providing prevention, screening, intervention and treatment related to addictions and drug use disorders. They work closely with other members of the health care team to ensure that the needs of the patient and the patient’s family are adequately met.



Areas of Interest


College/Medical School

University of Iowa College of Medicine


Wisconsin Psychiatric Institute and Clinics

Board Certification(s):

American Board of Psy and Neuro / Psychiatry: ABMS / AOA Certification, American Board of Psychiatry, BLS: Airway / Life Support Cert


UW Graduate Medical Education


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