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Dr. Ajay Nihalani

Dr. Ajay Nihalani

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MBBS, M.D. (Psychiatry), Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, United Kingdom (MRC Psych)





16 Years Experience Overall  (16 years as specialist)

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Dr. Ajay Nihalani is a senior Psychiatrist and has his clinic at Indirapuram. He is a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (UK) via exam, the member of the American Psychiatric Association and Fellow of the Indian Psychiatric Society.He did his MBBS from LLLRM Medical College, Meerut and MD in Psychiatry from SNMC, Agra in May 2004. Having qualified exams for the US and the UK he moved to the UK in June 2004 where he joined the prestigious St Mary’S Psychiatry Scheme in London. He qualified for the membership of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in 2007 and was subsequently awarded its membership. He was a student of M.Sc challenging behavior at Cardiff University.He has gained cutting edge experience through working in centres of excellence like St Mary’s and The Maudsley at London in different subspecialties of mental health including general adult, old age, child, and adolescent, learning disabilities(mental retardation), deaddiction and forensic psychiatry. He moved back to India in 2011 and offers consultation and assessment services on an outpatient and inpatient basis including pharmacotherapy, Psychotherapy, Counseling, Behavior and various cognitive therapies. He is amongst the few psychiatrists in the NCR offering RTMS (Repetitive Trans Cranial Magnetic Stimulation) and other neuromodulation techniques

Sector 19, Noida

Max Multi Speciality Centre , Noida.

A364, A Block, Pocket A, Sector 19, Noida, Uttar Pradesh 201301, Landmark: H8FF+P5 Sector 19, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, Noida

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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.


MBBS - Lala Lajpat Rai Memorial Medical College, Meerut, 1997
M.D. (Psychiatry) - Sarojini Naidu Medical College , Agra, 2004
Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, United Kingdom (MRC Psych) - Royal College Of Psychiarists, 2008


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Royal college of Psychiatrists
Member American Psychiatric Association
Fellow Indian Psychiatric Society
Royal college of Psychiatrists
American Psychiatric Association


Senior Psychiatrist at Pushpanjali Crossly Hospital
2011 - Present Consultant Psychiatrist at Max Hospital, Vaishali
2010 - 2010 Locum General Adult Psychiatrist at Hollywell Hospital,Antrim,Northern Ireland,U.K
2008 - 2009 Associate Forensic Psychiatrist at Yorkshire Centre for Forensic Psychiatry
2005 - 2007 Psychiatrist at St Marys General Psychiatry Training Scheme,London


18677 Medical Council of India (MCI), 1999
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