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Dr. Vinoda Kumar

Dr. Vinoda Kumar

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MBBS, DPM (Psychiatry)

Psychiatrist

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33 Years Experience Overall  (33 years as specialist)

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Dr. Vinoda Kumar is a Psychiatrist in Nagarbhavi, Bangalore and has an experience of 33 years in this field. Dr. Vinoda Kumar practices at Fortis Hospital in Nagarbhavi, Bangalore. He completed MBBS from Government medical college,Mysore in 1974 and DPM (Psychiatry) from National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) in 1986. He is a member of Karnataka Medical Council. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Alzheimer's Disease,Parkinson's Disease Treatment,Stress Management,Low Confidence and Sleep Disorder Treatment etc.

Nagarbhavi, Bangalore

Fortis Hospital

4.0

23, 80 Feet Road, Guru Krupa Layout, 2nd Stage, Landmark: Opposite SBM & Near Namma Mane Upahar Hotel, Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

05:00 - 06:00

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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.

Specializations

Education

MBBS - Government medical college,Mysore, 1974
DPM (Psychiatry) - National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), 1986

Memberships

Karnataka Medical Council

Experience

Consultant at Fortis Hospital, Nagarbhavi

Registrations

12216 Karnataka Medical Council, 1975
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