Baloch Talha

Talha John Baloch, MD

Commitment to Patient-Centered Care

“As a provider who strives to provide individualized care, I start with a comprehensive evaluation to better understand my patients. This foundation lays the groundwork for us to work together and find treatment options most suitable for each person’s needs.

My interests include Cross-Cultural Psychiatry and Ethnic Diversity, Stigma Resolution, and Mental Health Advocacy.”

Clinical Expertise

Dr. Baloch is board-certified in both General and Addiction Psychiatry. During his training, he served as Chief Resident and Team Captain for the Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention Walk. He has presented at numerous national conferences for organizations including the American Psychiatric Association, American Neuropsychiatric Association, Association for Academic Psychiatry, American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, and American Society of Addiction Medicine, and was the recipient of the 2020 Ruth Fox Scholarship Award from ASAM and the 2017 Resident Travel Award from AAAP for his interest and dedication to the field of Addiction Psychiatry.


  • Chakrabarty A C, Bennett J I, Baloch T J, et al. (May 25, 2023) Increasing Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale (AIMS) Screening for Tardive Dyskinesia in an Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic: A Resident-Led Outpatient Lean Six Sigma Initiative. Cureus 15(5): e39486. doi:10.7759/cureus.39486.
  • Baloch Talha J, Karanam Sudhir M, Sharma Ashish. (2013, September 12). Recurrent Seizures in a Depressed Patient. Letter to Editor.
  • Talha Baloch, Arindam Chakrabarty MD, Ruby Grewal MD, David Noga MD. The Louder the ECHO the More it Resonates. MAT Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes)- a novel approach to delivering continued medical education and professional development. ​​​​American Society of Addiction Medicine (Colorado 2020) – Workshop.
  • Rohit P. Shah, M.D., Nicole Abbot, M.D., Talha Baloch, M.D., Kari Wolf, M.D. The Opioid Epidemic: Saving Lives by Educating Prescribers. American Psychiatric Association Conference (San Francisco 2019) – Poster and Abstract.
  • Baloch T, Cudjoe N, Holquin A, Cyclops Hallucinations in a Patient with Bilateral Occipital Lobe Strokes and Cataracts on Gabapentin, Annual Meeting of the American Neuropsychiatric Association (March 2019, Chicago). Poster and Abstract.

Medical School

  • Saint James School of Medicine, Bonaire, NETHERLANDS ANTILLES


  • General Psychiatry, Southern Illinois University, Springfield, IL, USA


  • Addiction Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve/University Hospitals, Cleveland, OH, USA

Media, Newsletters and Videos


  • Board Certified in General Psychiatry by the ABPN
  • Board Certified in Addiction Psychiatry by the ABPN
  • Certified by the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association


  • Ruth Fox Scholarship Award from ASAM, 2020
  • Chief Resident at Southern Illinois University, 2018
  • Resident Travel Award from AAAP, 2017


“In my free time, I like to travel, go to car shows, go to the gym, and spend time with my beautiful wife.”