Dr Ankush Vidyarthi

General psychiatry

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Last updated: 21 Aug 2020

About me

Dr Vidyarthi qualified as a medical doctor in 2001 and was elected as a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in 2008.

He currently works as a NHS Consultant Psychiatrist at St James University Hospital in Leeds, and is currently appointed as a Lead Clinician in the department of Liaison Psychiatry that provides specialist input to the Leeds Teaching NHS Hospital Trust. Dr Vidyarthi is also consultant for the regional Chronic Fatigue Service.

He completed his training in Psychiatry from Royal Free Hospital training scheme in London. He then completed higher specialist training in Psychiatry from Leeds, and was awarded CCT in General Adult Psychiatry with endorsement in Liaison Psychiatry.

Dr Vidyarthi has worked as honorary lecturer at the University of Leeds and was involved in teaching medical students, MSc in clinical psychiatry and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology students. He has special interest in neurosciences and is the author of neurosciences resource for the Masters in Clinical Psychiatry students. He has published five book for medical students including international best seller.

He is approved by the Ministry of Justice under section 12(2) of the Mental Health Act (1983) as having experience in the assessment and treatment of mental disorder.

His special clinical expertise includes mood disorders, depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, stress, traumatic disorders, PTSD, mental health consequence of physical illness, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia and employment issues.

Dr Vidyarthi sees patients aged 18 to 70 years.

Areas of interest

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Mood Disorders
Chronic Fatigue
Mental Health Consequence of physical illness
Medically Unexplained Symptoms
Sleep Disorders, caused by or contributing to mental health illness

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