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Dr. Santosh Bangar - Psychiatry in Mumbai

Dr. Santosh Bangar

MBBS, M.D. (Psychiatry), Diploma in Psychiatry, MRCPsych, Diploma in Clinical Psychiatry, Diploma in Clinical Psychiatry

PsychiatryPsychiatry
  • Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • 5 Awards

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Clinic Locations

Global Hospitals

35, D.E.Borges Road, Hospital Avenue, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India,

Dr Bangar's MIND Clinic

Om Chambers, Room Number 203, 2nd Floor, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India,

Services

  • anxiety
  • Depression
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Memory Problems
  • Psychosis
  • Anger Management
  • Sleep problems
  • Sexual Problems
  • Relationship difficulty
  • Alcohol misuse
  • Brain injury
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Parkinson's Disease Treatment
  • Huntington
  • Dementia Treatment
  • Depression Counselling
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Nicotine/Tobacco (Smoking) De-addiction Treatment
  • Family Counseling
  • Stress Management
  • Marriage/ Marital Counselling
  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Anxiety Disorders Treatment
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Treatment
  • Sleep Disorder Treatment
  • Bipolar Disorder Treatment
  • Autism Spectrum disorders Treatment
  • Anxiety Disorder Counselling
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Counselling
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Personality Disorder Treatment
  • Low Confidence
  • Concentration Problems
  • Anger Control
  • Grief Counselling

Specialization

  • Geriatric Psychiatrist
  • Psychiatrist
  • Neuropsychiatrist

Education

  • Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Sion,Mumbai - 1999 Graduated
    MBBS
  • T.N. Medical College - 2005 Graduated
    M.D. (Psychiatry)
  • College of physicians and Surgeons Mumbai - 2005 Graduated
    Diploma in Psychiatry
  • The Royal College Of Psychiatrists, Uk - 2012 Graduated
    MRCPsych
  • University Of Birmingham - 2015 Graduated
    Diploma in Clinical Psychiatry
  • University of Leeds, UK - 2011 Graduated
    Diploma in Clinical Psychiatry
  • General Medical Council - 2016 Graduated
    Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training

Work & Experience

  • Nair Hospital
    Psychiatrist Trainee
    2002-2005
  • National Health Service
    Psychiatrist
    2005-2017

Awards

  • Second Rank, MD (Psychiatry) University of Mumbai

  • Merit, University of Leeds (UK), Diploma in Clinical Psychiatry

  • Membership of The Royal College of Psychiatrist, UK (MRCPsych)

  • Merit, Diploma in Clinical Neuropsychiatry, University of Birmingham (UK)

  • Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Membership

  • Indian Psychiatric Society

  • General Medical Council UK

  • Association of Medical Consultants

  • Medical Defence Union

Health Articles

Guide to Psychiatry and Counselling

Psychiatry and psychology offer mental health support, with psychiatrists and psychologists serving as key professionals. They collaborate to prevent, diagnose, and treat mental illness. Other professionals include mental health counsellors, social workers, and nurses. Psychiatrists, medical doctors, can prescribe medication and provide therapy, while psychologists focus on counselling without prescribing drugs. Psychotherapy types include psychoanalytic, behavioral, cognitive, group, humanistic, and integrative approaches. To start therapy, contact a professional to discuss their methods, insurance acceptance, and experience. Initial sessions involve discussing symptoms, history, and treatment plans, fostering collaboration for effective therapy.

What Is a psychiatrist?

A psychiatrist is a medical doctor specializing in mental health, diagnosing, and treating mental, behavioral, and emotional disorders. They can prescribe medication and perform procedures. Distinguishing from psychologists and therapists, psychiatrists primarily treat complex conditions. They assess patients through physical exams and psychological evaluations, referring to the DSM-5 for diagnosis. Treatment may involve therapy, medication, or brain stimulation therapies. Psychiatrists work in various settings, including hospitals, clinics, and private practice. To become a psychiatrist, one must complete medical school, residency, and possibly fellowship training.

How to find a psychiatrist

Finding a psychiatrist involves various routes: Sources: Start with your primary care doctor, community clinics, or online locators like Psychology Today. Differentiation: Psychiatrists are MDs or DOs who specialize in medication management and therapy. Psychologists offer therapy and assessment, while therapists focus on talk therapy. Insurance and Location: Check your insurance coverage and local directories for psychiatrists. Online Options: Telehealth platforms like Doctor on Demand and Lemonaid offer virtual appointments. Specializations: Look for child psychiatrists for pediatric needs and specialists for depression treatment. Choosing a psychiatrist: Consider therapy style, reviews, recommendations, and compatibility for effective treatment. Regular assessments ensure the chosen psychiatrist meets your needs and respects your feedback.

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