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Name of the Department: Psychiatry 
Name & email ID of the HOD  :      Dr. Deoraj Sinha(Associate Professor & I/C)
Email ID of the HOD  :     deoraj.sinha@gmail.com

  1. Teaching Staff
  2. Current Update Feb 2020

Sr No. Name Designation
1 Dr. Deoraj Sinha Associate Professor & I/C
2 Dr. Suyog V. Jaiswal Assistant Professor
3 Dr. Vishal A. Sawant Honorary Consultant
4 Dr. Vihang N. Vahia Professor Emeritus
  1. Location:        OPD:   OPD 24, Lower Ground Floor, B wing
       IPD:    Psychiatry Ward, Fourth Floor, B wing
  1. OPD / Dept timings:
OPD Service Days Timings
General Psychiatry OPD Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 08.00 am to 11.00 am
De-addiction OPD Tuesdays 08.00 am to 11.00 am
Child Guidance Clinic Saturdays 08.00 am to 11.00 am
  1. Facilities and Special services
    1. Clinical psychology and psychometrics
    2. Occupational therapy and observation
    3. Play therapy and sensory integration
    4. Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)
    5. Pentothal interview
    6. Group therapy for Sexual disorders on Mondays
    7. Group therapy for alcohol use disorders on Tuesdays
    8. Group therapy for Deliberate Self Harm patients on Wednesdays
    9. Schizophrenia care giver group on Thursdays
    10. Dementia Care giver group once a month
  2. Contact No.    (022) 2620 7254/55/56/57

    Ext. OPD: 188, 102. Ward: 291
  1. Course offered with status of recognition (MCI/MUHS etc)
    UG :- MBBS (MCI recognized)
    PG :-  DNB in Psychiatry (NBE recognized)
  1. Achievement of faculty:
    Dr. Deoraj Sinha, MD (Psychiatry), FIPS
    Recognized postgraduate guide for MD and DPM (MUHS, Nashik)
    Multiple publications in scientific journals and faculty for CMEs, conferences.

    Dr. Suyog Jaiswal, MD (Psychiatry)
    Recognized UG teacher (MUHS, Nashik)
    Multiple appearances on television and opinions in print media as mental health expert
    Presented 4 award papers in academic conferences (2 national and 2 international)
    Conducted workshop and been faculty in 3 national level CMEs
    Published 7 papers and written a chapter in book

    Dr. Vishal Sawant, MD(Psychiatry) FIPS
    Recognized postgraduate guide for DNB in psychiatry (NBE, New Delhi) 
    Director, Mind Care
    Consultant Psychiatrist at Gurunanak Hospital, Nanavati Hospital
    Multiple appearances on television and opinions in print media as mental health expert
    Multiple publications in scientific journals and faculty for CMEs, conferences.

    Dr. Vihang N. Vahia, MD(Psychiatry) DPM FIPS
    Consultant Psychiatrist at Lilavati Hospital, Breach Candy Hospital
    Marfatia Award: (Presenting Author): 29th Annual Conference of the Indian Psychiatric Society, 1977.
    S. N. Cooper Oration: Maharashtra Ophthalmic Society, 1994.
    Founder Member, Section on Interdisciplinary Collaboration. World Psychiatric Association.
    International Distinguished Fellow, American Psychiatric
    Member, Task Force DSM 5, IPS
    Member, National Advisory Board, Indian Association of Private Psychiatry.
    Member, National Advisory Board, Journal of the Association of Physicians of India.
    Member Editorial Board of Journal of Physicians of India.
    Recognized postgraduate guide for MD and DPM (Mumbai University), DNB in Psychiatry (NBE, New Delhi)
    Conceptualized & conducted more than 100 workshops for Psychiatrists and Physicians
    More than 70 publication in national and international scientific journals.
    Principal investigator for more than 10 clinical drug trials.

  1. Year-wise details of any CME programmes, conferences and any other academic activities conducted by the department
    a) Communication Skill Workshop for Cooper doctors on 20th August, 2015

      Faculty: Dr. Vihang N. Vahia, Dr. Henal Shah

    b) CME on Biological Psychiatry along with Dr. N. S. Vahia Foundation on 23rd August, 2015 with 2 MMC credit points & Poster presentations by PGs of Psychiatry across Mumbai.

      Faculty: Dr. Alka S. Subramanyam, Dr. P. G. Subramanyam, Dr. Jayita Deodhar, Dr. Malay Dave, Dr. Amit Kulkarni, Dr. Vihang Vahia

    c) Dementia Screening Programme for elderly & Lecture by Dr. Ashish Deshpande on Geriatric Mental Health on 21st September, 2015 World Alzeimer’s Day (In coordination with Medicine department)

  1. Future plans:
    1. To start Specific Learning Disability Clinic
    2. To start university recognized MD (Psychiatry) course
  2. photographs of Department

Non-teaching Staff

Designation Name
Junior Occupational Therapist Mrs. Jaishri N. Punekar
Clinical Psychologist Ms. Radhika Kalia