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Top 10 Best Psychiatrists in India- List 2019


A Psychiatrist is a physician in the field of medical science who specializes in psychiatry. Psychiatry is the branch of medicine devoted to the diagnosis, prevention, study, and treatment of mental disorders, Depression, Bipolar Mood disorder, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, Drug abuse. Psychiatrists are medical doctors who must evaluate patients to determine whether their symptoms are the result of a physical illness, a combination of physical and mental ailments/weakness, or strictly psychiatric. So, here is the list of the best psychiatrists in India who are specialized, reputed and experienced.

Top 10 Best Psychiatrists in India

Dr. Rahul Chandhok

Dr. Rahul Chandhok is a Psychiatrist in Okhla, Delhi and has an experience of 14 years in this field. Dr. Rahul Chandhok practices at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute in Okhla, Delhi, Med Hope Clinic in Faridabad and Fortis Hospital in Faridabad NIT, Faridabad. He completed MBBS from MKCG Medical College, Berhampur, Orissa in 1998 and MD – Psychiatry from Baba Farid University of Health sciences in 2002. He is a member of Indian Psychiatric Society. Timings are TUE, THU, SAT: 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM and fee is INR 1000.

Address: Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Okhla Road , New Friends Colony, Landmark: Opposite Holy Family Hospital, Delhi

Phone: 011 4713 5000

Dr. S G Murali Raj

Dr. Murali Raj is a Psychiatrist currently associated with Manipal Hospital, Bangalore. With 28 years of expertise in clinical and paediatric psychiatry, he treats conditions like ADHP for children, depressions like MDD & A typical depressions, schizophrenia, adjustment disorders, anxiety disorders, OCDA, and tic disorder for both adults and children. To constantly add to his knowledge on the latest advancements in the field of psychiatry, Dr. Murali Raj attends various National and International Conferences. He adds that psychiatric conditions are very common in the society and mostly undetected and untreated. Public awareness and early intervention can bring about improvement in society. To add to his credit, Dr. Murali Raj has been a part of many research projects, with one primary publication titled Role of Nifedipine in Schizophrenia. He is a member of Indian Psychiatric Society. Timings are TUE, THU, SAT: 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM and fee is INR 650.

Address: Manipal Hospitals, 98, Kodihalli, Landmark: HAL Bus Stop, Bangalore

Phone: 1800 3001 4000

Dr. Ashok K. Alimchandani

Dr. Ashok K. Alimchandani is a Psychiatrist in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad and has an experience of 28 years in this field. Dr. Ashok K. Alimchandani practices at Apollo Hospitals in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad. He completed MBBS from Kakatiya Medical College, Wrangal in 1983, DPM (Psychiatry) from Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad in 1987 and MD – Psychiatry from Institute of Mental Health, Osmania Hospital in 1988.He is a member of Indian Psychiatry Society.  Timings are MON – SAT: 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM and fee is INR 600.

Address: Apollo Hospitals, 72, Landmark: Opposite to Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan School Lane & Near Film Nagar, Hyderabad

Phone: 040 6060 1066

Dr. Raj Nath Ganjoo

Dr Raj Nath Ganjoo , native of Srinagar, J&K. He has been practising psychiatry from past 40 years. He believes in counselling and educating the patients about their problem rather than putting them directly on medications. He practices at Siddhi Vinayak Clinic on MON – SAT: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM & 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM and fee is INR 1000.

Address: Siddhi Vinayak Clinic, Parsvnath Plaza Shopping Complex, Sector-27. Landmark: Near to Fortune Hotel., Noida

Phone: 098681 03390

Dr. Muthu krishnan

Dr. Muthu krishnan is a General Physician and Psychiatrist in Greams Road, Chennai and has an experience of 40 years in these fields. Dr. Muthu krishnan practices at Apollo Hospital in Greams Road, Chennai. He completed MBBS from The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU) in 1977.He is a member of Indian Medical Association (IMA). Timings are MON – SAT: 3:00 AM – 7:30 PM and fee is INR 1000.

Address: Apollo Hospital, 21/22 Greams lane, Thousand lights, Off Greams Road, Landmark: Near Asan Memorial Senior Secondary School, Chennai

Phone: 044 6060 1066

Dr. M.S Dharmendra

Dr. M.S Dharmendra is a Psychiatrist in Jayanagar 1 Block, Bangalore and has an experience of 29 years in this field. Dr. M.S Dharmendra practices at Manasa Neuropsychiatric Hospital in Jayanagar 1 Block, Bangalore and Fortis Hospital in Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore. He completed MBBS from Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore in 1986, DPM (Psychiatry) from National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) in 1988 and CCST (General Adult Psychiatry) from General Medical Council in 1999 . Timings are MON – SAT: 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM and fee is INR 400.

Address: Manasa Neuropsychiatric Hospital, 125, 10th Main, Jayanagar 1st Block. Landmark: Near E-zone, Ashoka Pillar & Andhra Bank., Bangalore

Phone: 080 2656 5135

Dr. Vyjayanti Bonanthaya

Dr. Vyjayanthi Bonanthaya is working as a Psychiatrist at Manipal Hospital, Old Airport Road Bangalore. She is known for her specialization in the field of Psychiatry and Psycho- Pharmacological Management. Dr. Vyjayanthi is a qualified MBBS graduate. She has further pursued Post Graduation from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University Bangalore. She has experience at both academic and clinical level. Dr. Vyjayanthi has a passion for adult psychiatry and believes in aggressive & intensive psychopharmacological management with strong psychosocial interventions. She practices at Cadabams Hospitals on MON, THU, FRI: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM and fee is INR 850.

Address: Cadabams Hospitals, 280, 15th Cross, Prasanti Nagar, Landmark: Near Body Vigyan & Nandhini Hotel Signal, Bangalore

Phone: 097414 76476

Dr. T V Ashokan

Dr. T V Ashokan is a Psychiatrist and General Physician in Tondiarpet, Chennai and has an experience of 28 years in these fields. Dr. T V Ashokan practices at Apollo Hospital – Tondiarpet in Tondiarpet, Chennai. He completed MBBS from Madras University, Chenai, India in 1981, DPM (Psychiatry) from Madras University, Chenai, India in 1986 and MD – Psychiatry from Madras University, Chenai, India in 1989.He is a member of Tamilnadu Medical Council.  Timings are MON – SAT: 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM and fee is INR 1000.

Address: Apollo Hospital, #645, TH Road, Landmark: Opp. Ezhil Hospital & Opp. ICICI Bank ATM., Chennai

Phone: 044 2591 3333

Dr. S Sudersanan

Dr. S Sudersanan is a Psychiatrist in Pusa Road, Delhi and has an experience of 37 years in this field. Dr. S Sudersanan practices at Blk Super Speciality Hospital in Pusa Road, Delhi. He completed MBBS and MD – Psychiatry.He is a member of Indian Psychiatric Society. Service provided by the doctor is: DeAddiction Counselling.  Timings are TUE, THU, SAT: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM and fee is INR 800.

Address: Blk Super Speciality Hospital, #5, Pusa Road., Landmark: Near Rajendra Palace Metro Station., Delhi

Phone: 011 3040 3040

Dr. Sandeep Vohra

Dr. Sandeep Vohra is a Neuropsychiatrist, Addiction Psychiatrist and Psychiatrist in Patel Nagar East, Delhi and has an experience of 23 years in these fields. Dr. Sandeep Vohra practices at Vohra Neuropsychiatry Centre Pvt. Ltd. in Patel Nagar East, Delhi. He completed MD – Psychiatry from Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi in 1994.Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Psychotherapy Adult, Marital Counseling, Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Premarital Counseling and Anger Management etc. Timings are  MON, WED, FRI: 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM and fee is INR 1800.

Address: Vohra Neuropsychiatry Centre Pvt. Ltd., 29/24, Near J.P. Sidharth Hotel, East Patel Nagar, Delhi

Phone: 098998 88288


Sound mental health is very important for a human’s healthy and balanced lifestyle. Daily stress and aggravation of urban living can accumulate over time and lead to fatigue, irritability, insomnia, exhaustion, depression and anxiety. This list of the best Psychiatrists in India, along with their contacts, will certainly help you to find a good doctor for your problem.

This article is written by Shokhi Shreya.


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For compiling the list Essencz takes into account various genuine sources such as Google reviews, peer site reviews and rating on other credible health websites. Ratings reflect the Doctor’s or Hospital’s Accuracy of diagnosis, Experience, Qualification, Infrastructure, Success Rates and overall services. Also this list has no specific order. All the doctors are renowned in their fields.