We are pleased to announce that the Healthcare On Demand team now includes an Adult Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr Ravi Mehrotra.
Dr Mehrotra consults within the NHS at a London teaching hospital as well as in the private sector and is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer in the School of Medicine at Imperial College. He is a recognised supervisor for undergraduate and postgraduate doctors both qualified and those undergoing clinical training. He has a strong clinical focus on developing personalised recovery plans with patient and family involvement. He works closely with other Healthcare on Demand professionals such as psychologists, psychotherapists and others to reach the optimum treatment plan for individual patients.
Ravi Mehrotra trained as a medical doctor at Guy’s, Kings and St Thomas’s Hospitals (GKT) Medical School, London, qualifying as a medical doctor (Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery) in 1995. He has subsequently trained further in central London teaching hospitals. He completed his basic and specialist psychiatry training from the Kings College/Maudsley Hospital scheme in London. During this time he obtained specialist training in Cognitive Analytical Therapy.He was awarded Membership of Royal College of Psychiatrist (MRCPsych) in 2000.
Dr Mehrotra has been on the Specialist Register as a Consultant Psychiatrist for General Adult Psychiatry & Rehabilitation Psychiatry since 2003.
He was appointed as a Wellcome Trust Research Psychiatrist from 2000-2002, Section of Cognitive Psychopharmacology at the Institute of Psychiatry (Kings College), London leading to a number of publications in peer reviewed journals as well as developing expert skills in the use of psychotropic medicines.
He has been awarded higher postgraduate qualifications including recognition as an legal expert in psychiatry.
Dr Mehrotra provides consultant input to a broad range of conditions including personality disorder, depression, anxiety, post traumatic disorder (PTSD), dementia, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and dual diagnosis including where there is associated substance misuse and alcohol problems.
Dr Mehrotra is a dedicated and compassionate psychiatrist with expertise across the spectrum of adult mental health problems. He understands that each person experiences life differently – it is the unique blend of emotions, thoughts, senses, memories and relationships that make us who we are.
When someone is having difficulties in any of these it can affect the whole of their life. At those times, it can be overwhelming, and the first step to reach out is a brave one. Whether it is through talking, complementary therapies, medicines or practical strategies, everyone has it within them to get better. Dr Mehrotra will help you plan your recovery alongside other members of the Healthcare on Demand team.