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Dr. V A Prasad

Dr. V A Prasad

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General Physician

10 Years Experience Overall

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Dr Prasad works exclusively in field of addiction medicine and treatments since over a decade. Currently works as Resident Medical Officer and Therapy In- charge at Hope Trust, a globally renowned institute for addiction treatment, rehabilitation and research. He focusses primarily on detoxification and withdrawal management, medical counselling and management of post-acute withdrawals, comprehensive denial management, relapse prevention and recovery guidance. Further, he is also interested in dual diagnosis – management and therapeutic guidance with coping skills for ongoing life process (substance Abuse/co-occurring disorders/mental health issues)The consultation charges for 30 - 40 Mins: 1000, For 40 Mins - 1 Hr: 1200 And For 1 Hr - 1.5 Hr: 1500

Banjara Hills, Hyderabad

Hope Trust


202, Gokul Residency, Street no 1, Road no 12, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad - 500034, Landmark: Lane opp Pride Honda Showroom, Hyderabad

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Mon - Tue, Thu - Sat

10:00 - 01:00
02:00 - 05:00


10:00 - 01:30
02:00 - 05:00


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Outpatient treatment
Addiction Counselling
Nicotine cessation
Prescription pills abuse
Alcohol Abuse
Drug Abuse
Gutkha (chewing tobacco) addiction



MBBS - Bangalore University , India, 2009


Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Indian Medical Council


2005 - 2016 Resident Medical Officer at Arel Hope Recovery Services


APSMC REG. NO: 73221 Andhra Pradesh Medical Council, 2011
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