Dr Rakendu Suren MBBS MRCPsych

Dr Suren works as a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist in both NHS and private practice. He has a broad range of expertise in assessing and treating mental health difficulties in children and adolescents, by implementing latest evidence in clinical practice. He is actively involved in teaching and research, have published in peer reviewed journals. Dr Suren is an educational and clinical supervisor for trainee doctors.

About Rakendu

Dr Suren completed his psychiatry training from St Bartholomew’s and Royal London Scheme. He then completed the specialist higher training in psychiatry from Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital, London. Dr Suren has a special interest in neurodevelopmental disorders particularly ADHD, ASD and various co-existing conditions and its management across the life span. Having trained at the Centre for Intervention for Paediatric Psychopharmacology at Great Ormond Street Hospital he developed a special interest in paediatric psychopharmacology. Dr Suren has published on this topic and has also co-authored a chapter in a popular child psychiatry text book. Dr Suren has a keen interest in school based mental health and early intervention, and have worked very closely with several schools.

Qualifications

  • MBBS
  • MRCPsych Approved Clinician and S12 (2) doctor within the meaning of the Mental Health Act 1983
  • Educational and clinical supervisor for trainee doctors
  • Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Experience

Dr Suren has expertise in assessment and management of complex neurodevelopmental disorders and mental disorders in children and adolescents such as ADHD, Autism, Tics/Tourette’s syndrome, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, psychosis and other mental illness seen in children and adolescents.

What I assess and treat

I have experience in assessing and treating a wide range of difficulties including:

  • ADHD assessment and treatment
  • Autism diagnostic assessment and treatment of co-morbidities
  • Tics/Tourette’s syndrome
  • Obsessive compulsive disorders
  • Depressive illness
  • Anxiety disorder
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Psychotic disorder
  • Bipolar Affective disorder.

Professional Accreditation and Affiliation

  • Member of Royal College of Psychiatrist
  • Member of British Medical Association

Useful information

Dr Suren’s Consultation fee is £ 300 per hour.

Initial consultations will be for 90 minutes and will include detailed assessment, feedback and discussion of care plan. Follow up appointments are usually for an hour or half hour for shorter follow ups , such as medication review

Specialist assessments for example, ADHD assessments, Autism Spectrum Disorder assessments will incur a separate fee schedule which can be provided upon

Languages: English , Malayalam

Health Insurance Company Registrations

Dr. Suren is registered with AXA and Aviva

REQUEST AN APPOINTMENT WITH THIS PRACTITIONER

Email: rsuren@healthcareondemand.org.uk

Telephone: 01483 33 88 50