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Dr. M.S Dharmendra

Dr. M.S Dharmendra

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MBBS, DPM (Psychiatry), MRCP (UK)



30 Years Experience Overall  (30 years as specialist)

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Dr. MS Dharmendra is a Consultant Psychiatrist at Fortis Hospital, Bannerghatta Road in Bengaluru, and has an experience of 29 years in this field of medicine. Dr. Dharmendra completed his MBBS from Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute in 1986. Then, he proceeded to do a Diploma in Psychological Medicine (DPM) from National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) in 1988. In the year 1996, he did MRCP (Psych) from Royal College of Physician, London. Thereafter, he did CCST (General Adult Psychiatry) from General Medical Council in 1999. Dr. Dharmendra is very proficient in his field in the way he cares, counsels and treats his patients.

Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore

Fortis Hospital


154/9, Landmark: Opposite IIM-B, Bangalore

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Tue, Thu

03:00 - 04:30

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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.



MBBS - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, 1986
DPM (Psychiatry) - National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), 1988
MRCP (UK) - Royal College Of Physician, London, 1996


Karnataka Medical Council


Consultant at Fortis Hospital, Bannerghatta Road


26000 Karnataka Medical Council, 1987

Trainings and Certifications

CCST (General Adult Psychiatry) - General Medical Council, 1999
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