Manteca - Community Psychiatry


302 Cherry Lane
Suite 208
Manteca, CA 95337

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(209) 823-2246

(209) 823-2251

Rashmi Parmar, M.D.

Dr. Parmar is a board certified psychiatrist who earned her medical degree at Terna Medical College & Hospital in India. She enjoyed living in the … Read More

Bay Area after moving to the US in 2009, and then went on to complete her general psychiatry training at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center program, TX, followed by her Child & Adolescent Psychiatry fellowship training at Hofstra Northwell Health program, NY. Her training has equipped her to manage a diverse array of patients from all age groups with a wide range of psychiatric conditions. Her philosophy involves making the patient/ families feel heard and understood while helping them tailor their treatment goals. She educates her patients to make well-informed treatment choices and believes in achieving overall well-being of an individual rather than targeting a limited set of symptoms. She is also well attuned to her patient’s cultural needs and tries her best to reduce stigma and prejudice related to mental illness.

Zainab Al-Dhaher, M.D.

Dr. Zainab Al-Dhaher is a board certified psychiatrist. After completing her undergraduate and master’s degrees at McGill University, she graduated … Read More

medical school in 2011 from St. George’s University. Dr. Al-Dhaher trained at Long Island Jewish-Northwell Hospital, New York for her adult residency, where she fulfilled the role of chief resident. She then trained at New York University and Bellevue Hospital for her child and adolescent fellowship.

Dr. Al-Dhaher integrates psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, and family-based therapy modalities into her practice. When working with children and teenagers she is passionate about empowering the entire family unit, and strengthening school and community supports. She believes mindfulness, healthy lifestyle, and strong social connections are crucial to improving mental health and treating the person, not the illness.

In her spare time, Dr. Al-Dhaher enjoys traveling and spending time with her family and friends.


Poonam Deshmukh, M.D.

Poonam Deshmukh, M.D., is a board-certified Adult psychiatrist and board eligible Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist. Dr. Deshmukh completed her medica … Read More

l school training at D. Y. Patil Medical School, Pune, India. In 2018, she graduated as an adult psychiatrist from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, North Carolina. It was during her training that Dr. Deshmukh became motivated to pursue child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. She graduated as a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist in 2019. Dr. Deshmukh is also a member of various professional associations – APA, AACAP, NAMI. In addition, she is interested in clinical research and this led her to earn a Master’s degree in Public Health- Epidemiology from the University of Texas, Houston.
At Community Psychiatry, Dr. Deshmukh’s practice will include treating children, adolescents, and adults. Her aim is towards providing comprehensive patient and family-centered clinical care. She addresses bio-psycho-social determinants affecting mental health along with delivering evidence-based mental health care. Her efforts to create and promote mental health awareness and fight the stigma associated with mental health illnesses will continue during her practice.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with friends, family and she is an enthusiastic traveler.
“I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.” Carl Jung.