Psychiatry in Kennesaw, Georgia Shashank Jha, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner


Provider Gender: Male

Ages Served: 6-64

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: Yes

Psychiatry in Kennesaw, Georgia Shashank Jha, MBBS, FNP, PMHNP-BC

Shashank Jha, MBBS, FNP, PMHNP-BC

Shashank Jha, M.B.B.S. (Educational commission for foreign medical graduate certified by Association of American Medical Colleges(AAMC), F.N.P. (Board certified), P.M.H.N.P. (Board certified), is a double-boarded, across-the-lifespan mental health nurse practitioner who practices psychiatry in Atlanta, GA since 2015. He began his career in healthcare practicing primary care and psychiatry in India in 1994. Shashank Jha practiced medicine in India for almost fourteen years before moving to Atlanta, GA, in 2008. He went back to school again to graduate from the combined bachelors-masters nurse-practitioner program at Kennesaw State University, GA in 2011. Then, he graduated from the post-master’s mental health nurse practitioner program at the University of Cincinnati, OH. He is a member of Sigma Theta Tau and Golden Key International Honor Societies. His background includes diagnosing and treating addiction as well as mental health ailments for all ages and gender. He served a population of rural Georgia via telepsychiatry, served children & adolescents in Fulton County, GA, and served at various mental health-addiction crisis centers in Atlanta, GA. He treats all his patients with the same respect and dignity as would like his loved ones to be treated. He lives with his wife and their daughter in Atlanta, GA. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, watching Bollywood/Hollywood movies, cooking, and reading current affairs and history. He enjoys listening to songs by Ed-Sheeran and Justin Bieber with his daughter while vacationing with his family.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • ComPsych
  • Elevance Health (Anthem)
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Humana
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Tricare East (Humana Military)


  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)


  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Men
  • Military/Veterans
  • Women


  • English
  • Hindi
  • Urdu



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