Ashok Bharucha

About Ashok Bharucha

Ashok Bharucha, MD, MA, is a Geriatric Psychiatrist at Transformations Adult and Geriatric Psychiatry, P.C., a South Abington Township, Pennsylvania-based private practice. Dr. Barucha is an experienced dementia and late-life disorders specialist with advanced training in adult and geriatric psychiatry, as well as in the management of conditions at the interface of neurology, medicine, and psychiatry. He strives to achieve the best possible outcomes for patients using a combination of pharmacology (psychoactive medications) and psychotherapy (talk therapy).

Dr. Barucha's goal as the lead professional at Transformations Adult and Geriatric Psychiatry is to develop a collaborative therapeutic relationship with each patient that not only improves their sense of well-being, but also advances their aspirations to reach their full potential. Among his services are the following:

  • Psychiatry in the elderly

  • Psychiatry for adults (for patients 18 and older)

  • Psychotherapy

  • Psychiatry (medication management)

  • Consultation with a psychiatrist


Ashok Bharucha, MD, MA, treats a variety of conditions and provides one-on-one care to patients suffering from the following:

  • Disorders of anxiety

  • Bipolar disorder and other related disorders

  • Depression-related disorders

  • OCD is an obsessional compulsive disorder.

  • Disorders on the schizophrenia spectrum

  • Disorders associated with trauma and stress

  • Disruptions of sleep

  • ADHD, if cognitive testing to confirm the diagnosis is available

  • Disabilities psychiatric/medical

  • Later-life mental disorders

  • Disorders of the nervous system, such as Alzheimer's disease

Dr. Bharucha is regarded as a compassionate, considerate, and attentive professional who tailors each treatment to the unique needs of each patient. Dr. Bharucha, an experienced adult and geriatric psychiatrist, looks forward to providing patients with the professional treatment and support they require to continue their journeys of self-discovery.

Ashok Bharucha has over 30 years of clinical, research, and teaching experience in the field of psychiatry, including over ten years as a practitioner of geriatric psychiatric medicine.