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Dr. Ashok Shetty

Dr. Ashok Shetty

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MBBS, M.D. (Psychiatry)



19 Years Experience Overall  (4 years as specialist)

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Dr. Ashok Shetty has an experience of 16 years in the field of Medicine. He is well-known for Psychiatry treatments. He has also given various seminars in TV Program-MES.He is well known for listening patients owes and there by ventilating their stress, among builds very good rap with them.

Vijayanagar, Bangalore

Manasa Mitra Clinic


868/80, 5th Main, 4th Cross, M.C Layout, Landmark: Near Hosahalli Metro Station, Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

06:00 - 09:30


Common questions & answers

Q: Who is a Psychiatrist?

A: A psychiatrist is a medical physician who specializes in the care and treatment of mental, emotional, and addictive disorders. A psychiatrist is involved in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of mental diseases like anxiety, depression, psychosis, substance abuse, sexual dysfunction, and developmental disabilities.

Q: Is a Psychiatrist different from a Psychologist?

A: Psychiatrists and psychologists are medical professionals offering different services. Psychologists receive graduate training in psychology and pursue either Ph.D or PsyD or clinical psychology. Psychiatrists are physicians with specific training in the assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental illness.

Q: When should one consult a Psychiatrist?

A: A psychiatrist deals with the mental, emotional and behavioural aspects of human health. Whenever a person is affected by mental disorders like anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder, psychiatric help is needed. Drastic changes in behaviour without any visible cause require a consultation with a psychiatrist. Mental or emotional issues due to drug addiction requires psychiatric help.

Q: What are the conditions treated by a Psychiatrist?

A: Any mental, emotional or behavioural issues that we face can be diagnosed and treated by a psychiatrist. Psychiatrists also deal with disorders caused by drug addiction. The following conditions are treated by psychiatrists: depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, Asperger’s syndrome, alcohol addiction, stress and burn-out, eating disorders & schizophrenia

Q: Can a Psychiatrist treat anxiety disorders?

A: Anxiety disorders are characterized by being in a state of extreme, perennial anxiety. One out of three people will suffer from anxiety disorders at some point in life. Overwhelming anxiety that affects your day-to-day activities becomes a disorder. A psychiatrist is trained to treat anxiety disorders through psychological therapies and medication.


Women Counselling


Awards and Recognitions

IMA Secretary Brahmavar, Udupi - 2004


MBBS - Vijayanagara Institute of Medical Sciences (VIMS), Bellary, 1999
M.D. (Psychiatry) - Sri Siddhartha Medical College & Research, 2016


Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Indian Psychiatric Society
Karnataka Medical Council


1999 - 2013 Medical Officer at Health and Family Welfare Government of Karnataka


53887 Karnataka Medical Council, 1999
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