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Introduction:

The department of psychiatry started as the "mental Hygiene Clinic" under the Faculty of Social Work, MS University in 1952. It was taken over by the government of Gujarat in 1965, and became part of the Medical College.

From 1967 to 1991, the department was headed by Dr. AB Khurana, who brought it to the limelight. Currently, it is headed by Dr. PR Vesuna. Along with him, the department is staffed by the following doctors:
Dr. Rakesh Gandhi (Associate Professor)
Dr. Rajat Oswal (Associate Professor)
Dr. Chirag Barot (Assistant Professor)
Dr. Mahesh Suthar (Assistant Professor)

The department also provides training for undergraduate doctors (interns) and post-graduate students of Psychiatry. It admits three students annually to the course of MD Psychiatry from both the state and national levels and has two positions for Senior Residents. It is also involved in the training of psychology, social work and nursing students.

The department caters to the outpatients from OPD 11. It has an indoor facility of 40 beds, which include both psychiatric and de-addiction patients. Medications are provided by the hospital and electro-convulsive therapy is conducted in the Ward.

Other facilities included a departmental library.

 

   

Staff

Faculty:
 

Sr.No.

Name

Post

Email id

Mobile No.

1.

Dr. Porus R. Vesuna

Professor

porusvesuna@yahoo.in

9909928221 

2.

Dr. Rakesh R. Gandhi

Associate Professor

rakesh_gandhi68@yahoo.com

9824299183 

3.

Dr. Rajat M. Oswal

Associate Professor

rajatoswal@yahoo.com

9426886276 

4.

Dr.Chirag K. Barot

Assistant Professor

gladiatorjahaan@gmail.com

9825046976 

5.

Dr. Mahesh A. Suthar

Assistant Professor

drmaheshsuthar@gmail.com

9712984352 

6.

Dr. Dhruv Bardolia

Senior Resident

dhruvbardolia@gmail.com

9033513558

7.

Dr. Anu Patel

Senior Resident

anupatel311@gmail.com 

9925753806

8.

Dr. Krishna Mishra

Resident 3rd year

mishrakrishna.1103@gmail.com 

9407475329

9.

Dr. Prashant Mangla

Resident 3rd year

manglaprashant1@gmail.com 

8980808794

10.

Dr. Pooja Thakrar

Resident 3rd year

poojathakrar44@gmail.com 

9429753370

11.

Dr. Raviraj Khadiya

Resident 2nd year

drraviraj61091@gamil.com

9558968373

12.

Dr. Avisha Mahla

Resident 2nd year

mahla.avisha@gmail.com

7490019145

13

Dr. Urvika Parekh

Resident 2nd year

urvika7@gmail.com

7567028339

14.

Dr. Kalyani Bhukar

Resident 1st year

k.bhukar92@gmail.com

9106724319

15.

Dr. Harita Darji

Resident 1st year

harita.darji@gmail.com

7016352076

16.

Dr. Kishan Patel

Resident 1st year

kp38366@gmail.com

9173947835

17.

Dr. Dhruv Chaudhary

Resident 1st year

dhruv.330@gmail.com

9924964244

Details of Non teaching staff

1. Psychiatric Social Worker
Mr. Nilesh M. Patel
2. Data Entry Operator
Mrs. Ramilaben B. Parmar
3. Peon
Mr. Ramesh Kahar

Details of Technical staff
1. Mr. PruthvirajsinghZhala EEG Technician

Details of Nursing staff
1. Mrs. Parvati S. Parmar Staff Nurse in OPD
2. Mrs. Jyotsnaben Patel In charge Staff Nurse in Ward
3. Mrs. Kalpanaben Patel Staff Nurse in Ward
4. Mrs. NirmalabenParmar Staff Nurse in Ward
5. Mrs. Nishaben Rajput Staff Nurse in Ward
6. Mrs. AnsuyaParmar Staff Nurse in Ward
7. Mrs. Urmila N. Thakkar Staff Nurse in Ward

   
 

Publications (in last 5 years)

Sr.No Name of Author Name of Journal Article Volume/ Issue Year
1 Rajat M. Oswal Dinesh M. Rathor Falguni M. Patel Kamlesh R. Dave Ritambhara Y. Mehta International Journal of Research in Medicine  Study of sexual practices and relationship patterns in men who have sex with men Volume 6 Issue 1 Page: 128-132 April 2017
2 Rajat M. Oswal Falguni M. Patel Dinesh M. Rathor Kamlesh R. Dave Ritambhara Y. Mehta International Journal Of Integrated Medical Research Depression and its correlates in men who have sex with men attending a community based organization Volume 4 Issue1 Page 17-22 April 2017
3 Chirag Barot Sunil Kumar Ahuja Prashant Mangla International Journal of Research in Medicine Sexual Dysfunction in Drug Free Patients Suffering from Depression Vol-5 Issue-3 Page-44-48 2017
4 Chirag Barot

Prashant Mangla

International Journal of Research in Medicine Sexual Knowledge and Attitudes in patients of Dhat Syndrome Vol-5 Issue-3 Page-44-48 2016
5 Rakesh Gandhi Mahesh Suthar Mandeep Singh Sutanaya Pal Telangana Journal of Psychiatry A Study of Relationship between Insight and Depression in Schizophrenia Vol-2 No-2 Page-94-98  July-Dec 2016
6 Rakesh Gandhi Mahesh Suthar Animesh Patel International Journal of Medical Research A Study of Co-morbidity in Mentally Retarded Children Vol-2 Issue-3 Page-249-251 2016
7 Falguni M Patel Rajat M Oswal Ritambhara Y Mehta Journal of Research in Medical and Dental Sciences Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Adult victims of 2006 Flood in Surat, Gujarat Vol-3 Issue-4 Page-303-306 Oct-Dec 2015
8 Prakash S Kumar M Belani P Susvirkar A Ahuja S Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology Interrelationships between chronic tension-type headache, musculoskeletal pain, and vitamin D deficiency: Is osteomalacia responsible for both headache and musculoskeletal pain?. Volume 16 Issue 4 Page: 650-658 Oct-Dec 2013
9 Prakash S Belani P Susvirkar A Trivedi A Ahuja S Patel A The Journal of headache and pain Paroxysmal hemicrania: a retrospective study of a consecutive series of 22 patients and a critical analysis of the diagnostic criteria. Volume 14 Issue 1 Page: 1-8 2013
 
 

 

 
 

Ongoing Research Projects

Details of any awards and achievements received by the students or faculty for last 5 years.
Dr. Prashant Mangla (3rd year resident doctor) & Dr. AvishaMahla (2ndyear resident doctor) won the state level PG Psychiatry Quiz conducted during IPS GSB Annual Conference held in Jaipur in 2017.
Palak Gandhi & Ashraf Kesrani (Both Final Year MBBS students) won the South Zone Gujarat State UG Psychiatry Quiz for 2017 conducted in SMIMER, Surat.


Unit/Department wise beds distribution.

Unit: One
Total Beds: 40

 
   
 

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