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Dr. Vijayakumar D.R

Dr. Vijayakumar D.R

Dr. Vijayakumar D.R. Is a senior psychiatrist with more than 22 years of experience in handling mental health issues in India, Australia, and the United Kingdom. He completed his medical schooling from Mysore Medical College and did his psychiatry training at the prestigious National Institute Of Mental Health And Neurosciences (NIMHANS,) Bangalore. He received further training in Australia as a senior registrar and worked in Melbourne as a consultant psychiatrist. He then worked for a few years in Pennine Care Trust, Oldham in the United Kingdom. He has been involved in teaching both under graduate medical students and post graduate students pursing psychiatry as their field of specialty. He has been involved in research and has publications in his name and has also been the principal investigator in drug trials.His special interests are in Obsessive compulsive disorders and anxiety disorders. He treats patients with both medications and Cognitive behavior therapy. He also uses biofeedback effectively in treating the above illnesses. He has also extensive experience in handling mental health crisis having worked in Melbourne Australia as the consultant of the crisis assessment team


Consultation for all Psychological Problems

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)


Virtual Reality Therapy

Multi Sensory Therapy

Dementia Treatment

Sexual Problems

Nicotine/Tobacco (Smoking) De-addiction Treatment

Alcohol Dependence

Stress Management

Academic Backwardness

Telephone consultations




MBBS – Mysore Medical College, Mysore University, 1994

DPM – National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, 1997

DNB- National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, UK, 1998

CSST- National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, UK, 2004


14 years of experience

1995 – 1997 Jr. Resident at NIMHANS

1997 – 1998 Sr. Research Officer at NIMHANS

1999 – 2000 Sr. Resident at NIMHANS

2000 – 2004 Consultant Psychiatrist at North West Mental Health Service, Melbourne

2004 – 2007 Consultant Psychiatrist at Penine Health Care, Oldham, U.K

2008 – 2012 Consultant Psychiatrist at Ramaiah Medical College

2008 – Present Private Consultant Psychiatrist at Manasvi Specialists, sadashivnagar

departments: Mental Health
positions: Consultant Psychiatry
treatments: Mental Health
locations: Cunningham Road