Dr. Ramesh Sairam | Psychiatrist


(708) – Aging and Dementia

Host | Kaleel Ahmed 

Dr. Ramesh Sairam | Medical Director and Lead Physician – Geriatric Psychiatry Unit, United Hospital, St. Paul, MN

Dr. Ramesh Sairam
Dr. Ramesh Sairam is a board certified psychiatrist, with specialties in adult and geriatric psychiatry. After spending his childhood in various parts of India, he attended medical school at JIPMER in Pondicherry, India. He then completed residency training in Anesthesiology in England prior to switching to Psychiatry. He immigrated to the United States in 1995, and completed a Residency in Psychiatry and Fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry at the University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, one of the most well-respected institutions for geriatric psychiatry research and practice.

He has been in clinical practice since 2000, affiliated with United Hospital in St. Paul, MN, and has served as the Medical Director of the Geriatric Psychiatry Unit at United Hospital since its inception in 2003. He is recognized in the Twin Cities community for his expertise in treating patients with Alzheimer’s disease, anxiety, dementia and depression, and for compassionately guiding families on how to care for their elderly loved ones.