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I have worked for 10 years as a Consultant Psychiatrist treating a broad range of psychological conditions including personality disorder, depression, anxiety, post traumatic disorder (PTSD), dementia, bipolar disorder, Adult Aspergers and ADHD.
I particularly specialise in developing personalised care planning to treat mental health problems.
I have been trained in providing Expert Witness Reports, Independent Psychiatric Reports and giving Evidence in Court by training organisations in the UK to CPR and CrPR standard. I hold full membership in the Expert Witness Institute (membership no. 7797). I am registered with expertwitness.co.uk.
Areas of interest
• General adult psychiatry especially recovery care planning • Psychosis (first episode and schizophrenia) • Substance misuse (dual diagnosis) • Mood disorders (bipolar and depression) • Post traumatic stress disorder • Anxiety conditions • Generalised anxiety disorder • OCD & panic disorder • Adult aspergers and ADHD / psychosis
Current NHS consultant posts held
1.Consultant in Adult Psychiatry/ West Middlesex University Hospital
2.Honorary Senior Lecturer School of Medicine/Imperial College, London
3.Royal College of Psychiatrist’s Tutor /West Middlesex University Hospital
1. FIAT study with the Health Technology Assessment of the National Institute of Health Research.
2. Group IVA Phospholipase A2 (IVA PLA2): A Putative Diagnostic Biomarker of Schizophrenia in First Episode Psychotic Patients-Principal Investigator for research project.
2013 ICE Project/ Finalist for the BMJ award 'Transforming patient care through Technology' category
￼￼￼2010 Quality Award/ Excellence through Learning- Runner up ICE Project
2008 Quality Award/ Innovation- Winner HEART
2008 Quality Award/Valuing Difference in Recovery- Runner up HEART
2007 Nomination for national award for Innovation, Health Service Journal
2007 Nomination for national award for Innovation, Care Services Improvement Partnership
R Mehrotra and A Mukherjee (2013)
The characteristics of law breaking behaviour in First Episode Psychosis Poster and Abstract at the European Congress of Psychiatry 2013
S Otero and Ravi Mehrotra (2009)
Structural neuroimaging in first-episode psychosis, Technology Appraisal 136: Use of neuroimaging in early intervention service patients in Hounslow
Abstract submission at European Congress of Psychiatry 2011
Anantha P. P. Anilkumar, Veena Kumari, Ravi Mehrotra, et al (2008) An fMRI study of face encoding and recognition in first-episode schizophrenia
Acta Neuropsychiatrica June 2008 - Vol. 20 Issue 3 ,pages 129–138
Veena Kumari, Anantha PP Anilkumar, Dominic H ffytche, Ravi Mehrotra et al (2008) Neural Effects of Ziprasidone Monotherapy in First-Episode
Schizophrenia: A Longitudinal Study using fMRI and a Procedural Learning Paradigm
Journal Clinical Schizophrenia & Related Psychoses. Volume 1, Number 4 / 317-327
Halari R,Mehrotra R et al (2006)
Does self-perceived mood predict more variance in cognitive performance than clinician rated symptoms in schizophrenia?"
Schizophrenia Bulletin Oct 32(4) 751-758
Courses offered to GPs
Bipolar disorder treatment
Management of chronic psychosis