Psychiatry Department  was  Established in 1989,The department has staff members trained from some of the best institutions in India like NIMHANS and AIIMS Delhi. We have both Undergraduate and Post graduate programs

We are well equipped in terms of infrastructure, staff, clinical work and Research. We have requisite License from Legal authorities to admit and treat people with Mental illness.

The department runs Emergency psychiatric services available for 24*7.  Department is active in its outreach programs-We have extended our Consultancy services to District Health authorities in monthly Mental Health Camps across the District. Department provided consultancy services to the District Hospital regularly in the past. We are part of DDRC and regularly participate in health camps conducted for the last two years.

We are committed to Heal, Educate, and Research.
  • It would be our constant endeavor to provide effective, evidence-   based treatments to our clientele, their families, and the community
  • Develop outstanding mental health education and multi-disciplinary training program to the next generation of Mental healthcare providers  
  • Conduct research projects that will deepen our understanding of Psychiatric illness and their management.
  • Santosh Ramdurg, S P Chaukimath, Manovijay Kalasagond. Prevalence of Vitamin D Deficiency in a patient with psychiatric Illness. J. Med. Res., 2019;5(6):231-235
  • Subhashchandra R Mudanur , Santosh Ramdurg, Shridevi Kori, Basavaraj G Patil, S P Chaukimath. Assessment of prevalence of depression and anxiety and its correlation analysis with BMI, duration of work and exercise in police personal in North Karnataka. JMR 2020; 6(4): 154-157 July- August ISSN: 2395-7565
  • Prakash Kori, Santosh Ramdurg. Prevalence of mental health problems in migraine patients: A hospital based study. JMR 2020; 6(5): 212-215 September- October ISSN: 2395-7565
  • Ramdurg S, Chaukimath SP, Manovijay BK. A case of aripiprazole-induced neuroleptic malignant syndrome. Ramdurg S, Chaukimath SP, Manovijay BK. A case of aripiprazole-Induced neuroleptic malignant syndrome. Med J DY Patil Vidyapeeth 2021;14:712-3
  • Ramdurg S, Mudanur SR, Bentoor S, Mudanur N. Mental health status of health care givers during COVID 19 pandemic: Cross sectional study across India. THE NATIONAL MEDICAL JOURNAL OF INDIA VOL. 35, NO. 2, 2022
  • Ramdurg SI, Biradar SM, Reddy PJ. Assessing caregiving burden among primary caregivers in a medical intensive care  unit setup: Cross‑sectional study. Ind Psychiatry J. 2021 Jan-Jun; 30(1): 36–40.
  • Subhashchandra R Mudanur, Shreedevi S Kori, Aruna Biradar, Rajasri G Yaliwal, Dayanand S Biradar, Santosh Ramdurg, Sindhu Manne. Single vs Multiple Antibiotic Drug Regimen in Preventing Infectious Morbidity in Caesarean Section: A Randomised Clinical Trial. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2021 Jul, Vol-15(7): QC09-QC12

The department has various special clinics conducted regularly on specified days/time for specific illnesses.

The Department is well equipped with latest instruments to treat various Psychiatric disorders like

  • ECT-Brief pulse
  • ECT with EEG monitoring
  • EEG machine
  • Biofeedback
  • Alcohol breath analyser
  • Projective tests
  • Intelligent tests
  • Personality tests
  • Neuropsychological Tests

The department is active in research with 6 projects completed so far with 2 ICMR students’ projects. There have been many publications in the reputed journals from the department. There are more than 300 books in the library with latest editions and we subscribe to 7 International and 2 National journals in additions to various online resources.


Professor & HEAD
DR.Manovijay B K
Asst Professor
abdul rafe
Senior Resident


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