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Psychiatry

Psychiatry

Welcome to the department of Psychiatry. Our treating team encompasses an amalgamation of Psychiatrists, Clinical Psychologists and Psychiatric Social Workers who work in collaboration with each other to ensure a holistic approach to all our patients.

With a combination of experienced eminent clinicians, with some of our faculty being trained from the Premier Institutes of our country and abroad; we have been striving to provide a rich clinical and academic experience with a blend of experience, novel evidence based and personalized approach to patients, care givers and students.

Faculty / OPD Schedule

Outpatient Department at Justice K. S Hegde Charitable Hospital runs on all days of the week including Sundays. OPD timings are from 9.00 AM to 4.00 PM and on Sundays from 9.00 AM to 1.00 PM.

Name Designation Year Department

Dr. Shrinivasa Bhat. U. PROFESSOR & HOD MBBS, MD II MON,WED,FRI NOT APPLICABLE
Dr. Satheesh Rao PROFESSOR MBBS, MD, DPM I TUE,THU,SAT
Dr. Santosh Prabhu ASSISTANT PROFESSOR MBBS, MD II MON,WED,FRI
Dr. Shishir Kumar ASSISTANT PROFESSOR MBBS, MRCP I TUE,THU,SAT
Dr. Nishi Guru ASSISTANT PROFESSOR MBBS,DPM, MD I TUE,THU,SAT
Dr. Smitha ASSISTANT PROFESSOR MBBS,MD, DPM II MON,WED,FRI
Dr. Arun Bhat P SENIOR RESIDENT MBBS,DPM, DNB I TUE,THU,SAT

PG List 2020

Name Designation Year Department
Dr. Kinnari D. Junior Resident III YEAR Psychiatry
Dr. Vinuta C. Chikkamath Junior Resident III YEAR Psychiatry
Dr. Apoorva Junior Resident II YEAR Psychiatry
Dr. Priyanka Junior Resident II YEAR Psychiatry
Dr. Aiswarya Balagopal Junior Resident I YEAR Psychiatry
Dr. Damini Rajesh Rane Junior Resident I YEAR Psychiatry
Dr. Rashmi K Junior Resident I YEAR Psychiatry
Dr Yashwanth M H Junior Resident I YEAR Psychiatry
Dr.Sha Hetashri Bhavesh Junior Resident I YEAR Psychiatry
Dr. Kinnari D. Junior Resident III YEAR Psychiatry
Dr. Vinuta C. Chikkamath Junior Resident III YEAR Psychiatry
Dr. Apoorva Junior Resident II YEAR Psychiatry
Dr. Priyanka Junior Resident II YEAR Psychiatry
Dr. Aiswarya Balagopal Junior Resident I YEAR Psychiatry
Dr. Damini Rajesh Rane Junior Resident I YEAR Psychiatry
Dr. Rashmi K Junior Resident I YEAR Psychiatry
Dr Yashwanth M H Junior Resident I YEAR Psychiatry
Dr.Sha Hetashri Bhavesh Junior Resident I YEAR Psychiatry
Dr. Kinnari D. Junior Resident III YEAR Psychiatry
Dr. Vinuta C. Chikkamath Junior Resident III YEAR Psychiatry
Dr. Apoorva Junior Resident II YEAR Psychiatry
Dr. Priyanka Junior Resident II YEAR Psychiatry
Dr. Aiswarya Balagopal Junior Resident I YEAR Psychiatry
Dr. Damini Rajesh Rane Junior Resident I YEAR Psychiatry
Dr. Rashmi K Junior Resident I YEAR Psychiatry
Dr Yashwanth M H Junior Resident I YEAR Psychiatry
Dr.Sha Hetashri Bhavesh Junior Resident I YEAR Psychiatry
Dr. Kinnari D. Junior Resident III YEAR Psychiatry
Dr. Vinuta C. Chikkamath Junior Resident III YEAR Psychiatry
Dr. Apoorva Junior Resident II YEAR Psychiatry
Dr. Priyanka Junior Resident II YEAR Psychiatry
Dr. Aiswarya Balagopal Junior Resident I YEAR Psychiatry
Dr. Damini Rajesh Rane Junior Resident I YEAR Psychiatry
Dr. Rashmi K Junior Resident I YEAR Psychiatry
Dr Yashwanth M H Junior Resident I YEAR Psychiatry
Dr.Sha Hetashri Bhavesh Junior Resident I YEAR Psychiatry
Dr. Kinnari D. Junior Resident III YEAR Psychiatry
Dr. Vinuta C. Chikkamath Junior Resident III YEAR Psychiatry
Dr. Apoorva Junior Resident II YEAR Psychiatry
Dr. Priyanka Junior Resident II YEAR Psychiatry
Dr. Aiswarya Balagopal Junior Resident I YEAR Psychiatry

Speciality Clinic Schedule

Name of the Clinic Days
Community Extension Services Monday to Fridays @Nitte
Thursdays @ Vittla
OCD and Anxiety Disorders Clinic Wednesdays
Geriatric special services Thursdays
De-addiction special services Thursdays/Fridays
Child and adolescent psychiatry clinic Saturday

Services

  • In-Patient services round-the-clock and includes
    • 3 closed wards that offer de-addiction, male and female psychiatry services
  • Emergency psychiatry services round the clock
    • specialized isolation wards with Intense monitoring for severe psychiatric disorders with suicidal ideations
  • Liaison Psychiatric Services – round the clock to manage psychiatric issues in various medical disorders
    • specialized isolation wards with Intense monitoring for behaviorally disturbed patients
  • Personalized and group interventions for management of patients with substance use disorders and polysubstance dependence
  • Community Psychiatry Services
    • De-addiction services at rural centres
    • Community-based awareness camps
  • Geriatric day-care services to meet with increasing health needs of the elderly
  • Brain Stimulation Techniques
  • Psychometric Assessments and Certification
    • IQ Assessments
    • Personality Assessment
    • Neuropsychological Assessments
    • Specific Learning Disability Assessments
  • Psychotherapy services
    • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
    • Interpersonal Therapy
    • Family Therapy
    • Brief Psychodynamic Therapies
    • Supportive psychotherapies

Special Clinics

OCD and Anxiety Disorders Clinic: (Wednesdays)

Obsessive Compulsive Disorders are common mental health problems faced by about 2-3% of general population. Anxiety disorders are most common psychiatric disturbances found in community and patients with various other physical illnesses. People suffering with these disorders often suffer silently and fail to seek help due to various reasons. These disorders contribute remarkably for the disease morbidity burden and reduce the quality of life. We offer a systematic and holistic care in assessment, diagnosis and management of the patients suffering with these disorders by experienced faculty in psychiatry and allied branches trained in premiere institutes which run such speciality clinics.

Geriatric special services: (Thursdays)

Special services concerned with assessment and management of age related physical, psychological and social aspects is provided. Special geriatric day care facility to encourage recreational activities to boost overall physical, mental and cognitive functions is conducted.

De-addiction special services: (Thursdays (Unit 1) and Fridays (Unit2))

Special services to help clients to deal with substance use. Both out-patient and in-patient basis are provided. Includes: Tobacco Cessation Clinic (TCC) for both smoking and smokeless tobacco use. Also includes assessment and management of physical and psychiatric co-morbidities alongside of Motivation Enhancement Therapy (MET) and medical management of substance use.

Child Guidance Services: (Saturday)

Assessments and management pertaining to the mental health of children is provided. Includes: IQ assessment, Neuropsychiatric evaluation and therapy sessions for children based on their individual needs.