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About Dr. Khanna

Dr. Poonam Khanna – Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist in Kansas City

Dr. Poonam Khanna is board-certified in both Adult and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and is a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She founded Minds That Matter in Overland Park in order to broaden her outreach in the Kansas City community and to help those who face emotional and behavioral changes.

Dr. Khanna received her medical degree from The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. Dr. Khanna completed her internship and general psychiatry at Michigan State University and Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals, respectively. She went on to complete a two-year fellowship at The Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas and The University of Kansas Medical Center.

Dr. Khanna stayed at KU Medical Center for nine years as an assistant clinical professor. During Dr. Khanna’s time there, she taught and trained medical students, residents and fellows. Dr. Poonam Khanna remains as volunteer staff at KUMC and is also an assistant clinical professor at KCUMB, which allows her to nurture her love of teaching.


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As a Board-certified Adult and Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Dr. Poonam Khanna has the specialized skills and knowledge to diagnose and treat a wide range of problems. Dr. Poonam Khanna has extensive experience in the treatment of:

Mood Disorders:

  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Range of depressive disorders
  • Bipolar Mood Disorder
  • Suicidal thoughts

Anxiety Disorders:

  • General Anxiety Disorder
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Panic Disorder
  • School phobia
  • Social Phobia
  • Specific Phobias
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Adjustment Reactions in high functioning individuals/executives who face challenges in their school, work, and/or personal lives

Disruptive Disorders

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)/Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)

Childhood Disorders (including Pervasive Developmental Disorder and Asperger’s Disorder)