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Dr. Ravi B

Dr. Ravi B

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MBBS, M.D. (Psychiatry)



7 Years Experience Overall  (6 years as specialist)

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85% (13 votes)

Empathetic, having good knowledge about the subject, sound knowledge about the use of medications, efficient in counseling /psychotherapy.

Basavanagudi, Bangalore

BMS Hospital


Number 618, Sri Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple Street, N. R. Colony, Landmark: Near BMS Engineering College, Bangalore

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Fri - Sat

01:00 - 02:00
05:00 - 09:00


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.


Child and Adolescent Counseling
All types of mental disorders—depression,anxiety,psychosis,OCD, Social anxiety,sleep disturbances etc
Sex Related Disorders
Old Age Problems


Awards and Recognitions

Won Zonal Round Of Tysa - 2013


MBBS - Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli, (KIMS), 2002
M.D. (Psychiatry) - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, 2014


Indian Psychiatric Society - Karnataka Chapter
• Member of IPS-Karnataka chapter
• Fellow member of Indian Psychiatric Society.


2014 - Present Senior Resident/ Medical Officer at ESIC Medical College And Post Graduate Institute
2011 - 2014 Resident Doctor(Junior Resident) at Victoria Hospital


64633 Karnataka Medical Council, 2014
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