Recognized by National Medical Commission (NMC) & Govt. of India and constituent college of Dr. MGR Educational and Research Institute




The department of Psychiatry at Rajarajeswari Medical College and Hospital strives to achieve and follow “A healthy mind in a healthy body”. Our dedicated team of psychiatrists, psychologists and social workers address the biological, psychological and social aspects of mental health of the patients. The department has a holistic approach and is also undergoing training for both undergraduates and postgraduates. Our priority lies in patient care, education and research.

The Department of Psychiatry is committed to the tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients conducting innovative and exhaustive clinical practices.

It also has an entire Rehabilitation wing attached that offers appropriate services.

The Department of Psychiatry in SUTAMS Hospital is committed to provide exemplary clinical care, consultation services and treatment, both to inpatients and outpatients, along with crisis and emergency services. We venture to offer integrated, comprehensive psychiatric services that empower individuals to change their lives.

Teaching Facility:

Our clinical mission will integrate biological, psychological, and social approaches in the care of our patients and their families, as it provides the foundation for our teaching and research missions. The department seeks to provide outstanding education and training in Psychiatry to undergraduate medical students and Post graduate trainees and has a very good team of teachers with good experience.

Every week seminars, journal club, case presentation are held both at departmental level and at interdepartmental level.

Why Choose Us?

Choose us for the quality education offered by highly qualified an experienced teaching faculty. Also get trained in current trends in cognitive behavior therapies. Enjoy the friendly encouraging interactions in the department.


Specialized services provided are de-addiction service, medico legal/Psychological assessments, child and adolescent psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry. We participate in community programs. Emergency psychiatric cares is available. Neurology and internal medicine exposure for post graduates available. Other facilities available are pharmacotherapy, ECT –pulse wave, Behavior therapy, Cognitive therapy, Family therapy, Sex therapy and Group therapy. Biofeedback facilities and ketamine therapy are also available.



  1. Prevalence of antenatal depression in a tertiary care hospital

  2. Anxiety and depressive disorders in tension type head ache

  3. Depression – is there a “bio - marker”. Estimation of homocysteine, folate & vitamin b12 levels in depression”.


Dr. Dhruvakumar Award instituted by Indian Psychiatric Society, Karnataka Branch for work on psychotherapy during 2013-2014.

Got 2nd Place in Poster Presentation at South Zone “IPSCON 2014” Conference held at Bangalore.

Dr Vishnuvardhan G
TORRENT Young scholar award in 2008

Dr Akshay Pathak
Got Gold Medal for getting 1st rank in RGUHS examinations held in 2015

Dr Asha Charitha
Got 3rd rank in RGUHS examinations held in 2018
Dr. Jesson P I
Got 1 st prize in KNACIPS conference for paper presentation held in 2018

Dr. Manaswini M
Got 3rd rank in RGUHS examinations held in 2020

Dr Suha Riyaz
Got 2nd Place in Paper Presentation at “IPS SOUTH ZONE 2021” CME held at Dharwad (virtual).




Paper Presentation


  1. Modified curriculum of Rajiv Gandhi University

  2. Enrichment programs like training in cognitive behavior therapy is also offered.


  • Dr. G. Vishnu Vardhan

    Professor & HOD
  • Dr. Amar Bavle

  • Dr. Asha C.S

    Senior Resident
  • Dr Harish K S

    Assistant Professor
  • Dr Siddharam S Jambaladinni

    Senior Resident
  • Dr. Daksh Singhal

    Junior Resident
  • Dr. Sanjana Jindal

    Junior Resident
  • Dr. Juhi Suresh Babu

    Junior Resident
  • Dr. Dakshina Patel

    Junior Resident
  • Dr. Aparna Prem

    Junior Resident
  • Dr. P Jensen

    Junior Resident
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