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I am a fully qualified consultant in old age psychiatry having completed basic specialist training in psychiatry and higher specialist training in old age & general adult psychiatry. I have been a full-time consultant in old age psychiatry since January 2006. My clinical interests are in memory clinics, early diagnosis and newer treatments for Alzheimer's disease & other dementias, neuroimaging for dementia and mental capacity assessments. I currently run 4 memory clinics per week in Cheltenham & the Cotswolds seeing about 15 - 20 patients per week for assessment and treatment of memory problems.
Areas of interest
Memory clinic; dementia; Alzheimers disease; mental capacity assessments
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant in Old Age Psychiatry,
2gether NHS Foundation Trust
Charlton Lane Centre
Cheltenham GL53 9DZ
Tel: 01242 634460
Hon. Senior Clinical Lecturer - University of Bristol
Dementia Research Champion - Glos R&D consortium
Joint Clinical Lead - Div 4, NIHR: WoE LCRN
Newer treatments including drug trials for Alzheimer's disease.
Early diagnosis of dementia
CEA Level 4
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Malayalam - Fluent
Courses offered to GPs
Diagnosis and treatment of dementia - GGPET GP training programme in Gloucestershire
- Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in Old Age & General Adult Psychiatry PMETB 2006
- MRCPsych. Royal College of Psychiatrists 2001
- MBBS M G University, India 1997
- FRCPsych. Royal College of Psychiatrists 2016
Reference number 4750990
Details of entry to specialist register
- Old age & general adult psychiaty, 2006
- Cotswold & Avon Memory ClinicNuffield...
- 18:00 - 20:00
- 07377 992135
- Oak Tree Clinic, Edgbaston BIrmingham
- 10:00 - 14:00
- 0121 439 1360
- One-stop Memory ClinicCobalt Imaging...
- 17:30 - 19:30
- 07377 992135
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.