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Dr. Krishen Ranganath

Dr. Krishen Ranganath

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MBBS, MRCPsych, Diploma in Clinical Psychiatry

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Psychiatrist

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16 Years Experience Overall  (13 years as specialist)

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Dr. Krishen Ranganath is a highly experienced Consultant Psychiatrist with 16 years of experience in the field of Psychiatry in the UK and has wide-ranging expertise in treatment and management of mental health problems.Experience:After completing MBBS from Bangalore University, Dr. Krishen trained in Psychiatry in the UK and completed his specialist training in Adult Psychiatry and Rehabilitation Psychiatry. He has also had the experience of working in other sub-specialties like Geriatric Psychiatry, Child Psychiatry, Learning Disability Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, Forensic Psychiatry and Early Intervention in Psychosis. He also holds a Diploma in Clinical Psychiatry from Ireland. He did an internship in Medical Leadership in the UK. He holds a Certificate (Part 1) in Clinical Psychopharmacology from the British Association of Psychopharmacology. He completed his Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Neuropsychiatry from the University of Birmingham, UK.He worked as a Consultant Psychiatrist in the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK. He was the Lead for Mental Health Act and the Lead Consultant for Recovery Teams. He also had his own Private Practice in the UK.With his clinical knowledge and broad experience, Dr. Krishen provides a high quality, evidence-based, holistic, comprehensive, fully confidential, personalized and innovative mental health service. He is proficient in English, Kannada, Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu. He also offers online consultations (telepsychiatry).

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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 - MS Ramaiah Medical College and Teaching Hospital, Bangalore, 2000
MRCPsych - The Royal College Of Psychiatrists, Uk, 2006
Diploma in Clinical Psychiatry - The Royal College Of Physicians Of Ireland, 2006

Memberships

Karnataka Medical Council

Experience

2018 - Present Consultant Psychiatrist and Medical Director at BINDIG MINDCARE
2018 - Present Consultant Psychiatrist at Apollo Hospital

Registrations

60983 Karnataka Medical Council, 2001

Trainings and Certifications

Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Law and Ethics - National Law School of India Univeristy, Bangalore, 2003
CCT (UK) - The Royal College Of Psychiatrists, Uk, 2010
Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Neuropsychiatry - University Of Birmingham, 2016
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