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Dr. Shilpa Sri S.K

Dr. Shilpa Sri S.K

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MBBS, DPM (Psychiatry), DNB - Psychiatry




12 Years Experience Overall  (9 years as specialist)

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Dr. Shilpa Sri is a well-known psychiatrist practicing in Basaveshwaranagar in Bangalore. She has more than 10 years of experience in the field. She provides quality time for her patients as she believes that matters related to mind need a patient hearing alongside an empathetic approach.

Basaveshwaranagar, Bangalore

Sparsha Psychiatric Clinic and Counselling Centre


3/40, 6th`A' Main Road, 80ft Road, 1st Stage, KHB Colony, Landmark: Near Punya Hospital, Bangalore

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Mon - Fri

05:30 - 08:30


04:00 - 06:30


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.


Awards and Recognitions

Gold Medal for Securing Highest Marks in DPM Examination - 2010


MBBS - Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India, 2005
DPM (Psychiatry) - The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU), 2010
DNB - Psychiatry - Spandana Hospital, 2012


Karnataka Medical Council
Medical Council of India (MCI)
Indian Psychiatric Society


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70624 Karnataka Medical Council, 2005
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