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Geriatric Clinic & Services

 

Services provided in the clinic

Geriatric Clinic and services at NIMHANS is a clinic for the elderly above the age of 60 years with various neuropsychiatric issues like dementia (including Alzheimer's Dementia), Depression, Psychosis, and Chronic Pain of old age onset. It is a multidisciplinary approach to the mental health issues of the elderly involving Psychiatrists, Neurologists, Social workers, and Neuropsychologists. The Geriatric services works actively with various Senior Citizen Forums in  the Dept. of Epidemiology, Bangalore  for positive ageing and health.

  Services

  • Consultation for neuropsychiatric problems in the elderly like dementia, depression, and other mental health problems
  • Screening, evaluation & management
  • Individual and group counseling
  • Support groups for care-givers of persons with dementia
  • Liaison with other agencies who care for elderly
Who will benefit?

Elderly above the age of 60 years with various neuropsychiatric issues like dementia (including Alzheimer's Dementia), Depression, Psychosis, and Chronic Pain of old age onset.

How does one get an appointment?

Screening for mental health and neurological problems for elderly is available every morning from 9 am to 11.30 am at screening block, NIMHANS OPD Services.

Day and time of Geriatric Clinic

Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday from 9 AM to 2 PM

Second Saturday - Holiday

Contact details

Room No G-15, OPD Block, NIMHANS, Hosur Road, Bangalore 560029

Phone: 080-26995518

Email:elderly.nimhans@gmail.com

Emergency services- All day of week

Consultants

Psychiatrists

Dr Mathew Varghese

Professor and Head

Email: mat@nimhans.kar.nic.in

Dr. P. T. Sivakumar

Professor of Psychaitry 

Email: pts@nimhans.kar.nic.in

Dr. Santosh Loganathan

Additional Professor of Psychaitry 

Email: santosh-l@nimhans.kar.nic.in

Dr. Preeti Sinha

Additional Professor of Psychaitry 

Email: preetisinha@nimhans.kar.nic.in

Dr. Krishna Prasad M.

Associate Professor of Psychaitry 

Email: 

Dr. Dahale Ajit Balachandra 

Assistant Professor of Psychaitry 

Email: 

Dr. Vijay Harbishetter 

Assistant Professor of Psychaitry (Adhoc)

Email: 

Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Kekhav Kumar J

Professor of  Clinical Psychology 

Email: keshavjk@nimhans.kar.nic.in

Psychiatric Social Worker

Dr. A. Thirumoorthy

Professor of Psychiatric Socail Work 

Email: thirumoorthy@nimhans.kar.nic.in

Senior Residents, Junior Residents and Research Staff