Goals:

  • To train medical students in basic psychiatry with teaching both didactic as well as practical
  • To train DPM and MD Psychiatry students

Objectives:

At end of training students become excellent clinicians with core biopsychosocial emphasis

Head of Department’s message:

Psychiatry is emerging spatiality. It is scientific, humane and can potentially change positively lives. In no other specialty biopsychosocial perspective is so important. You can lean in this department basic psychiatry. In your future practice of medicine, irrespective of your specialty it will make qualitative difference.

As a postgraduate pursuing training for DPM and MD (Psychiatry) you will receive intensive training to prepare your role as excellent clinician, teacher and researcher in the field.

Facilities in the department:

Electroconvulsive therapy

Psychological Testing

EEG

Child Adolescent Psychiatric services

Collection of literary books and movies with psychological and psychiatric themes

Helen Singer June Library of India Jung Center

e-books

Subject curriculum:

Theory As per MCI Guidelines

Practical: 2 week clinical rotation

During internship as part of clinical posting in medicine, 2 week rotation

Plus 2 weeks additional elective clinical posting

Examination Pattern:

At undergraduate level:

No separate theory paper or practical exam at this juncture, Psychiatry is allied subject with medicine. During internship, at end of the rotation 100 mark MCQ Examination

At postgraduate level:

DPM: Three theory papers and practical examination

MD: Four theory papers and practical examination

Teaching staff information:

Professor and Head:

Dr.G.K.Vankar

e-mail: drgkvankar@yahoo.com

Mobile: +919904160338

 

Professor

Dr.Minaxi Parikh

e-mail: drminakshiparikh@gmail.com

Mobile: +919825718698

 

Associate Professor

Dr.Mehul Brahmbhatt

e-mail: maryabrahmbhatt@yahoo.com

Mobile: +919824164396

 

Assistant Professor

Dr.Bhavesh Lakdawala

e-mail: dr_bmlakdawala@yahoo.co.in

Mobile: +919687284867

 

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology

Ms.Pallavi Kapadia

Mobile:9427705947

 

 

Non- Teaching staff information:

OPD Day and Emergency OPD

Adult Psychiatry

Monday ,Wednesday, Friday: Dr.Minaxi Parikh, Dr.Mehul Brahmbhatt

Tuesday,Thursday, Saturday: Dr.G.K.Vankar, Dr.Bhavesh Lakdawala

Timings: 9. 00 to 13.00

Child Guidance Clinic

All Working Days : 

Timings: 9. 00 to 13.00

Contact: OPD: 79-22683721 Extn:1339

EEG: 79-22683721 Extn:1029

Ward G2: 79-22683721 Extn:1033