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Dr Vimal Sivasanker completed his medical training at St Catharine’s College, Cambridge and St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London School of Medicine. He completed psychiatric training on the East London and Cambridge and East Anglia rotations, working extensively in inner city and rural areas treating a broad range of psychiatric disorders. He was appointed as a consultant psychiatrist in 2008 and currently works as a consultant psychiatrist in Hertfordshire.
Dr Vimal Sivasanker has an interest in neuromodulation for psychiatric disorders and is currently Vice Chair of the Royal College of Psychiatrists’ Committee on ECT and Related Treatments. In addition, he is involved in developing and revising national standards for these services and conducting peer reviews. He also has an interest in medical education and has written on this and developed training competencies for the College, as well as delivering training at local, national and international level.
Areas of interest
Psychosis; Depression; bipolar disorder, anxiety and panic disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, psychotic illnesses, anxiety, OCD, post traumatic stress disorder, PTSD, panic attacks
Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions
- Eating disorders
- Gastrointestinal disorders
- Psychophysiological disorders
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Psychiatrist at Hertfordshire Partnership University Foundation NHS Trust
- FRCPsych Royal College of Psychistrist 2018
Reference number 4629500
- Centennial Medical Care
- 18:00 - 21:30
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- Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth
- 19:00 - 20:30
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Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.