Irfan A. Handoo was born in Columbia, Maryland. He grew up in Leawood, Kansas, and graduated from Blue Valley North High School. Dr. Handoo earned his undergraduate degree from UMKC and his Medical Doctorate at the UMKC School of Medicine in 2005.
After graduating from medical school, Dr. Handoo completed his residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center at Wichita, where he also completed a fellowship in psychopharmacology under the supervision of Dr. Sheldon Preskorn. Dr. Handoo does have experience in residency as a sub-investigator for clinical research trials.
Dr. Handoo is Board Certified in Psychiatry and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is a member of the American Psychiatric Association.
Dr. Handoo is one of the most experienced psychiatrists in the country for treatment-resistant depression and has performed TMS and IV ketamine treatments for hundreds of patients over the years.
Dr. Handoo was the first doctor in the Kansas City Area to start IV Ketamine Treatments in 2016 and has helped administer thousands of IV ketamine treatments over the years.