This unit is headed by senior consultant Dr. Anil Kumar, MD (Psychiatry) with more than 25 years experience.
Santevita Hospital has safe settings for mental health treatment, and treatment for addictive disorders of various types like alcoholism etc. which includes observation, diagnosis and medication management and ECT under general anesthesia. EEG and sleep lab are additional procedures available to our patients. Now a days liaison psychiatry is very important branch where there is interface between medicine, neurology and other branches of medicine. It is known fact that medical morbidity is associated with psychiatric problems upto 30 to 40%. In general medical OPD around 30 % of the population attending OPD might have underlying psychological problems which are often missed. Psychiatric treatment is an important part for the holistic recovery of inpatients recovering from various serious illness.