"A Hopeful Roadmap Through the Opioid Crisis"
Dr. Bhatnagar is a psychiatrist specializing in addiction medicine who currently serves as medical director for Unity Point-Meriter New Start. She has a special interest in integrative medicine, including mindfulness training, hypnosis and yoga. Dr. Bhatnagar believes in looking at the whole picture in which the person with the addiction is living. Dr. Bhatnagar enjoys a team-based approach, where the patient, physician and therapists all work together for a positive outcome. She graduated from University of Iowa College of Medicine, and did her residency in psychiatry and fellowship at UW-Madison.
Dr. Bhatnagar's presentation
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