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Dr. Rajarathinam

Dr. Rajarathinam

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MBBS, Diploma in Psychosomatic Medicine, M.D. (Psychiatry)



Addiction Psychiatrist


36 Years Experience Overall  (30 years as specialist)

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Dr. Rajarathinam is a Psychiatrist and Addiction Psychiatrist in Chintadripet, Chennai and has an experience of 36 years in these fields. Dr. Rajarathinam practices at vembu clinic in Chintadripet, Chennai. He completed MBBS from Madras University in 1982,Diploma in Psychosomatic Medicine from Madras University in 1990 and M.D. (Psychiatry) from The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU) in 1990.

Chintadripet, Chennai

vembu clinic

New No 38, Old No 63, Samy Pandaram Street, Chindatripet, Chennai,lm-Chindatripet market ,next to shiv shakthi medical shop, Chennai

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Mon - Fri

05:00 - 08:00


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.


MBBS - Madras University, 1982
Diploma in Psychosomatic Medicine - Madras University, 1990
M.D. (Psychiatry) - The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU), 1990


36155 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 1982
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