MBBS, Diploma in addiction psychiatry
6 Years Experience Overall (1 years as specialist)
Dr. Harshal Awasthi says "Physician trained in Addiction Medicine and Psychiatry, dedicated to help people fight through the agonizing web of drug abuse, while ensuring their complete privacy and dignity is preserved. I like to see the patients as normal people who made a mistake, rather than the more convenient way of labeling them as 'addicts'.Trained Internationally, I first learnt the tricks of this niche area working with War Veteran at Yale School of Medicine, Department of Addiction Psychiatry. After further training in Pain Medicine at Harvard Medical School (Massachusetts General Hospital), I completed my Degree in Addiction Medicine with University of British Columbia, Canada.I take pride in my personal and professional integrity and in an unwavering work ethic. I live with a tunnel focus and honest dedication to my profession and cause. I thrive in a workplace that requires Innovation and leadership, and is genuinely dedicated to improvement of healthcare services through disruptive metamorphosis.Apart from clinical work, I am dedicated to doing my bit for improving Global Mental Health and unifying mental health standards Internationally. As honorary member of W.H.O's Mental Health Innovation Consortium and The Movement for Global Mental Health, I learn about and contribute to the global message on unmet mental health needs. Consider writing as my left field forte and have written for Indian National Daily - The Times of India and The Lancet-Global Health Journal".