Dr. Singaravelu Thiyagarajan

Dr. Singaravelu Thiyagarajan

Qualification

M.B.B.S., D.P.M., M.R.C.P.(UK), C.C.T.(PSY)

Speciality

Psychiatry

Location

Salem

About the Doctor

Designation: Consultant Psychiatrist
Qualification
  • UG - MBBS.,
  • PG - DPM
  • Super specialty - MRCP (UK).,CCT(General Adult Psychiatry)
Scholastic Performance
  • Poster presentation at the royal college of psychiatrists annual congress – June 2014(medicines reconciliation in home treatment team)
  • Published Cochrane protocol on “aripiprazole dose for schizophrenia’ Cochrane database of systematic reviews 2012.
Specialty Experience
  • 16 yrs. of structured experience in the field of psychiatry both in India and UK.
  • 4 yrs. experience as a consultant psychiatrist in community and in patient psychiatry.
Kauvery Experience: Since March 2019
Normal Procedures
  • Comprehensive psychiatric assessment.
  • I am trained in cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) and cognitive analytical therapy (CAT) and I use these principles in my assessment and management of patients.
Strengths: UK experience, structured and evidence based approach.
Field of Interest
  • I am competent in assessing and managing psychiatric conditions including psychotic disorders, mood disorders(depression, bipolar disorder) anxiety disorders, sleep disorders, medically unexplained symptoms, cognitive disorders(delirium, dementia), psychosexual disorders, alcohol and substance abuse disorders and neuropsychiatric disorders (ex Huntington’s disease, post head- injury squeal)
  • I am also competent in assessing and managing childhood mental health problems including ADHD, autistic disorders and learning disability.
Future Vision
  • To establish a day care service for people with severe and enduring mental health problems.
  • To establish a rehabilitation service for chronically unwell mental health patients.
Professional Body Membership
  • Tamil Nadu Medical Council
  • Royal College Of Psychiatrists, UK.
  • General Medical Council, UK.
  • Indian Medical Association
Personal Interests
  • Cooking
  • Cricket
  • Time with family

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