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Dr. Soumya Hegde Geriatric Psychiatrist in Bangalore

Dr. Soumya Hegde

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MBBS, DPM (Psychiatry), MRCPsych, CCT - Old Age Psychiatry

Geriatric Psychiatrist

22 Years Experience Overall  (19 years as specialist)

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Dr. Soumya Hegde MBBS, DPM, MRCPsych, CCT- Old Age Psychiatry (UK), MMedSci (Clinical Psychiatry)Dr. Soumya Hegde is a Consultant Geriatric Psychiatrist. After completing her post graduation in Psychiatry in India she worked in the UK for 8 years where she completed MRCPsych and specialist training in old age psychiatry. She returned to India with the hope of providing a holistic and quality geriatric mental health service here. Between 2010 and 2017 she steered the dementia care services of the Nightingales Medical Trust in Bangalore. As Associate Director of the Nightingales Center for Ageing and Alzheimer’s, she has assessed thousands of elderly patients with dementia and other mental illnesses. She specializes in managing challenging behaviors in dementia through a holistic approach which includes medication, supportive psychotherapy, individualized care plans and caregiver training.She believes that it is only through creating awareness and improving community support that we can mitigate some of the struggles endured by patients and their caregivers. She has played an active role in several awareness and advocacy campaigns. She has also conducted training programs for students, professionals and family caregivers.

Frazer Town, Bangalore

Anna Swamy Mudaliar Hospital

Moore Market Square, Bourdillion Road Frazer Town, Bangalore

ON - CALL
2000

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Q: Where does Dr. Soumya Hegde practice?

A: Dr. Soumya Hegde practices at Anna Swamy Mudaliar Hospital - Frazer Town.

Q: Why do patients visit Dr. Soumya Hegde?

A: Patients frequently visit Dr. Soumya Hegde for Memory clinic, outpatient consultation, Bipolar Disorder Treatment. To see more reasons visit the doctor's profile on Practo.

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A: Dr. Soumya Hegde has been recommended by 4 patients and has recieved stories from 2 patients. You can read detailed reviews of the doctor on Practo.

Q: What is Dr. Soumya Hegde's education qualification?

A: Dr. Soumya Hegde has the following qualifications - MBBS, DPM (Psychiatry), MRCPsych, CCT - Old Age Psychiatry.

Q: What does Dr. Soumya Hegde specialises in ?

A: Dr. Soumya Hegde specialises as Geriatric Psychiatrist.

Services

Memory clinic
outpatient consultation
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Treatment

Specializations

Education

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MBBS - Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Hospital, Mumbai, 1998
DPM (Psychiatry) - Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Sion,Mumbai, 2001
MRCPsych - Royal College Of Psychiarists, 2004

Memberships

Karnataka Medical Council

Experience

2010 - 2017 Consultant Psychiatrist at Private clinic

Registrations

MAH19990000234KTK Karnataka Medical Council, 2016
90161 Maharashtra Medical Council, 1999
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