Accredited by the National Board of Examinations, New Delhi for the conduct of the DNB course in Psychiatry

Attached with various nursing colleges for psychiatric training, recognized by the Nursing Council of India for training B.Sc nursing and general nursing students in Psychiatry.


Faculty at VIMHANS Hospital has a vast experience in teaching and research and is an ideal mix of youth and experience. All the faculty members are from premier institutes like NIMHANS and Manipal. One of the main objectives of the Director and the faculty at VIMHANS is to train and develop outstanding psychiatrists with a humane touch.

Department of Psychiatry: Consultants

Dr. IRS Reddy,
Director, VIMHANS

Dr. NV Ramana Rao,
Professor & HOD

Dr.P Krishna Mohan

Dr. IVL.N. Rao

Dr.Vishal Indla

Dr.Naveen Surapaneni

Department of Clinical Psychology
Mr. Priyo Singh M.Phil (Clinical Psychology), Miss Rebika Devi M.Phil (Clinical Psychology), Dr. Martin Raj M.Sc(Psychology),Phd and Ms.Nagamani M.Sc(Psychology) are involved in carrying out I.Q and Memory assessments and also various diagnostic and therapeutic psychological and behavioural interventions.

Department of Psychiatric Social Work
Ms. Srilatha M.S.W (Social Work), with a specialisation in Psychiatry, and her team deal with marital, family and relationship issues


There are ongoing Research projects in the fields of Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder,Unipolar Depression,Dementia and Substance abuse.
Recognized Center by MNC CRO's like Quintiles, Pfizer, Lundbeck , Covance, Otsuka, Astra Zeneca, Forest
for Phase II, III, IV Drug trials.