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Dr. Karthik K N

Dr. Karthik K N

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MBBS, M.D. (Psychiatry)

Allopath

Psychiatrist

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Sexologist

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10 Years Experience Overall  (10 years as specialist)

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Dr. Karthik K N has Finished MD in Neuropsychiatry in JSS Medical College and trained in Sexual Medicine. Practicing exclusive sexual medicine and infertility from past 3 years in Manipal Fertility and Certified sexual medicine and andrology expert, Well versed in using updated technologies like vendys, penile shockwave therapy, sphygmocor etc.

Jayanagar, Bangalore

Cloudnine Fertility - IVF Centre, Jayanagar

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1533, 9th Main, 3rd Block, Bangalore

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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.

Awards and Recognitions

Gold Medalist In Forensic Medicine - 2010
International Grant For Research In Erectile Dysfunction And Vitamin D Deficiency - 2016
Appearances In Various TV Programs As An Invited Specialist In Sexual Medicine - 2016
Certification in sexual medicine and male infertility - 2016

Education

MBBS - J.S.S Medical College, Mysore, 2009
M.D. (Psychiatry) - J.S.S Medical College, Mysore, 2014

Memberships

International Society for Sexual Medicine (ISSM)
South Asian Society for Sexual Medicine (SASSM)
Indian Psychiatric Society

Experience

2014 - 2017 Consultant Sexual Medicine at Manipal Fertility

Registrations

88155 Karnataka Medical Council, 2010

Trainings and Certifications

certification in sexual health and andrology - MANIPAL FERTILITY ANDROLOGY AND REPRODUCTIVE SERVICES, 2016
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