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Dr. Prashant Goyal

Dr. Prashant Goyal

Dr. Prashant Goyal

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MBBS, M.D. (Psychiatry)



Addiction Psychiatrist



17 Years Experience Overall  (13 years as specialist)

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Dr. Prashant Goyal is a renowned psychiatrist in Vikas Puri, West Delhi. Dr. Goyal is a highly qualified mental health specialist who helps deal in many mental conditions that afflict people in Delhi.He graduated from Maulana Azad Medical College, University of Delhi. He served at the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for 8 years. After completing his post-graduation from AIIMS itself, Dr. Goyal first worked as Senior Resident/Registrar at AIIMS for 3 years and then in a research project for 2 yrs. Dr. Prashant Goyal possesses 2 yrs experience of working at the National Drug Dependence treatment Centre at AIIMS. He's well equipped in handling patients with alcohol, opioid, and other substance dependence. Dr. Goyal is a specialist in child and adolescent psychiatry and adult psychiatry. He has a special interest in taking care of people with bipolar disorders. He has been an active participant in workshops, seminars and other academic activities. To his credit are several presentations and publications. Presently Dr. Prashant Goyal is a consultant psychiatrist and deaddiction specialist at some of the leading hospitals in Delhi apart from running his own clinic at Vikas Puri.He is involved in Workshop - Psychological Approaches to Pain Management, Workshop - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Training, Workshop - Drug Use Control and H1V Risk Reduction, Workshop - Managing Alcohol Abuse in Primary Health Care

Vikas Puri, Delhi

Dr. Prashant Goyal Clinic


GG-1/193A, Behind PVR Complex Opp. Hdfc Bank, Vikaspuri, Delhi, Landmark: Behind PVR Cinema & Opposite HDFC Bank, Delhi

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Mon - Tue, Fri - Sat

10:00 - 12:30

Wed - Thu

10:00 - 12:00


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.


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Adult Psychiatry
Adolescent And Child Psychiatrist
Community Psychiatry
Crisis Intervention
IQ Test
DeAddiction Counselling

Awards and Recognitions

Publications, Recent advances in Pharmacological Management of Alcohol Dependence
Publications, Clozapine Induced Eosinophilia


MBBS - University of Delhi, 2003
M.D. (Psychiatry) - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 2007


Indian Psychiatric Society
Delhi Psychiatric Society
Indian Association of Social Psychiatrist
Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Indian Association of Private Psychiatry


2007 - 2010 Senior Resident,Psychiatry at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
2012 - 2017 Senior Consultant Psychiatrist at Max Hospital, Pitampura
2011 - 2017 Senior Consultant Psychiatrist at Shri Balaji ActionMedical Institute , Paschim Vihar
2010 - 2017 Senior Consultant Psychiatrist at Maharaja Agarsen Hospital, Punjabi Bagh


DMC/R/1350 Delhi Medical Council, 2003
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