Manisha Kochhar, MSPAS, PA-C, strives to offer objective, compassionate and respectful care for patients that will support, teach, and provide the necessary skills to allow them to grow to achieve their personal goals. Manisha has interest in aspects of mental health ranging from severe depression, anxiety to more serious mental issues. Her career has helped her cultivate empathy for every patient relationship, allowing her to give the most valuable care to every individual. She became a Physician Assistant to help patients better understand their mental illnesses, overcome the stigmas attached, and learn how to better manage their conditions to improve their quality of life.
She received a bachelor’s degree in Biology from George Mason University and a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Seton Hill University. Her area of interest in assessment and treatment of Psychiatric illness like depression, anxiety disorders, treatment resistant depression, mood disorders, thought disorders, attention deficit disorders, cognitive deficit, substance use disorders etc. She is board certified with NCCPA. She is also an active member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, and participating in outdoor activities.