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Last updated: 21 Apr 2020
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Eating disorders
Qualified Medical Practitioner, registered with the General Medical Council (GMC), London. Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (1991), UK. Accorded status of a Specialist in Psychiatry by the GMC, under the European Specialist Medical Qualifications Order, 1995. Approved by the Secretary of State UK under Section(12) of the Mental Health Act, 1983, in having special expertise and knowledge in the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders. Member of the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies and Member of EMDR Association UK & Ireland.
Present appointments: Consultant Psychiatrist Cygnet Hospital Bierley; The BMI Huddersfield Hospital; Cygnet Hospital Harrogate; Force Consultant Psychiatrist Merseyside Constabulary, Liverpool; and Consultant Clinical Advisor to Pruhealth, UK.
Managing Director of Britto Psychiatry Limited, registered in England and Wales. The company provides medical and medico-legal services at a national level. The company has been consistently awarded Who’s Who of Britain’s Business Elite since 2009 to date.
Previously Consultant Psychiatrist: St. Luke's Hospital, Huddersfield - South West Yorkshire Mental Health NHS Trust and Clinical Tutor appointed by the Royal College of Psychiatrists, London, for the Halifax Hospitals, Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, Department of Psychiatry, University of Leeds and Undergraduate Examiner in Psychiatry, for the Leeds University Medical School.
Areas of interest
Assessment and treatment of mental disorders in the adult populuation; Diagnostic formulation; Biological and psychological treatments for anxiety; Depression; Psychosis; Schizophrenia; Schizoaffective Disorder; Bipolar Affective Disorder; Alcohol and Drug Abuse; Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder; Work-related stress; Anxiety management; Cognitive behaviour therapy; Trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions
- Eating disorders
- Gastrointestinal disorders
- Gynaecological disorders
- Musculoskeletal conditions
- Psychophysiological disorders
Treatment of Depression, Anxiety, Borderline personality Disorder and use of psychological treatments such as EMDR, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy.
Bal-Chintoba Prize - First in Forensic Medicine 1979
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Panjabi, Punjabi
- Marathi (Marāṭhī)
'Diabetes Mellitus', Cosmos Publications, Pune, 1985.
Etoposide compared with the combination of Vincristine, Doxorubicin, Cyclophosphamide in the treatment of small-cell lung cancer. Thorax 1989.
A double blind parallel group study to compare the management of moderate/severe Chronic Obstructive Airways Disease with Salbutamol Rotacaps 2mg, 1mg and 400ucg each given 4 times daily. SALHR/AH87/SD: Allen And Hanburys.
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Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa - Sibling Sex Ratio & Birth Order, A defined catchment area study, International Journal of Eating Disorders (1997).
Second phase interviewer in the National Psychiatric Morbidity Surveys of GB – findings from the household survey, Psychological Medicine (1997).
Social Support Systems and the Development of Postnatal Depressive Symptoms, a prospective cohort study (Psychological Medicine 1998).
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- MBBS B J Medical College, Pune, India 1983
- MRCPsych Royal College of Psychiatrists, London 1991
- Certificate of Health Service Management Institute of Health Service Management 1993
- Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing EMDR - Europe 2010
Reference number 3516850
Details of entry to specialist register
- GMC Specialist Register, Specialist in Psychiatry, 1995
Affiliations / memberships
1991 Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists
1993 Member of the Institute of Health Service Managers
1993 Certificate of Health Service Management
2000 to date - UK Register of Expert Witnesses
2000 to date - The Expert Witness Directory – Sweet & Maxwell Checked
2010 to date - Member of British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies
2010 to date - Member of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Association (EMDR)
- Birkby Hall Road HUDDERSFIELD HD2 2BL
- 08:00 - 12:00
- 01484 428656
- BMI The Huddersfield Hospital Birkby Hall Road...
- 14:00 - 17:00
- 01484 428656
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.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Tel. 01484 428 656, 01274 686 767
M - 07 901 832 814