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Department of Psychiatry


Embracing Mental Wellness: Department of Psychiatry

Welcome to the Department of Psychiatry, a beacon of understanding, diagnosis, and treatment for mental health. Our commitment is to foster awareness, provide ethical care, and empower individuals to lead fulfilling lives by addressing mental health needs comprehensively.

Why Choose Psychiatry at Dr B R Ambedkar Medical College & Hospital?

Holistic Mental Health Approach:

Psychiatry is not just about treating mental illness; it's about understanding the interplay of social, economic, biological, and emotional factors. Our approach is holistic, recognizing the importance of mental wellness for overall health.

Ethical and Compassionate Care:

Ethical considerations are paramount in our teaching and practice. Our team emphasizes empathy, respect, and a human approach, ensuring that every patient is treated with compassion and dignity.

Diagnostic Excellence:

Our students are trained to take a detailed history, conduct ethically valid examinations, and use appropriate evaluation procedures for accurate clinical diagnoses. We prioritize diagnostic excellence as a cornerstone of effective treatment.

Name of the Teaching Staff
Dr Sarthak Kamath K
Assistant Professor
Dr T Sanjana
Assistant Professor
Dr Sailaja P
Senior Resident
Dr Devanath S N
Junior Resident
Dr Jayashree N
Junior Resident

Comprehensive Treatment Plans:

From recommending laboratory and imaging examinations to interpreting results, we design comprehensive treatment plans rooted in rational drug therapy. Our goal is to address the unique needs of each psychiatric patient.

Rehabilitation and Long-Term Care:

Chronic mental illness requires a specialized approach. We equip our students with the skills to plan and deliver long-term rehabilitation, promoting the well-being and functioning of individuals with persistent mental health challenges.

Management of Psychiatric Emergencies:

Our curriculum ensures that students can clinically manage psychiatric emergencies efficiently, making timely interventions for patients in crisis.

Community Engagement:

Beyond clinical settings, our students are prepared to engage with communities, providing mental health education, counseling, and support. We aim to destigmatize mental health and promote overall well-being.

Research and Evidence-Based Practice:

Competence in research methodology and epidemiology is instilled in our students, encouraging evidence-based psychiatry to advance the field and improve patient outcomes.

Alignment with National Mental Health Programs:

Our students are educated on and encouraged to actively participate in the implementation of national mental health programs, contributing responsibly to societal mental well-being.

Choose the Department of Psychiatry at Dr B R Ambedkar Medical College & Hospital for a transformative education that goes beyond treating symptoms – it's about nurturing mental wellness and empowering lives.

Message from our Leadership Team

Sri. Mahadev Prasad

Managing Trustee

Dr. Ramesh B R

Vice Principal (Medical College)

Sri. RadhaKrishna


Dr A. G. Mahendrakar

Medical Superintendent

Dr. Rani Sujatha

Medical Director

Dr. Muralimohan N.T


Dr. B S Ramesh

Principal (Medical College)

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