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Dr. Roshinie Fernando

Health Science Clinical Assistant Professor - Psychiatry

Dr. Roshinie Fernando

Medical Office

Riverside County Department of Mental Health
1688 N. Perris Boulevard
Perris, Calif. 92571
(951) 443-2200

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School of Medicine
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, Calif. 92521
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Education and Training

  • Chief Resident, Psychiatric Emergency Room, Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, New York.
  • Residency, General Psychiatry, New York Medical College, Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, New York.
  • Internship, Surgery/Internal Medicine, Princess Royal Hospital, Apley Castle, Telford, United Kingdom.
  • M.D., St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies.
  • Pre-Medical Science, St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies.


Dr. Roshinie Fernando, M.D., is an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at the UC Riverside School of Medicine and a staff psychiatrist for the Riverside County Department of Mental Health.

After receiving her medical degree for the St. George's University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies, she began practicing medicine in the United Kingdom, then came to the United States to perform a residency in psychiatry at the Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, New York.

Fernando provided formal didactic instruction for New York Medical College students rotating at Westchester Medical Center and the Hudson Valley VA.

She is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology and is a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

Research Interests

Her interests include managing mental illness in intellectually and developmentally disabled patients.


  • Award for Clinical Excellence, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, New York Medical College, 2011.

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