We have several consulting psychiatrists who visit the Health Centre two afternoons a week for the campus community. Contact the Health Centre to get an appointment.

In addition, we also have several clinical psychologists, who are available on all working days and on Saturdays at Faculty club.

Dr. Sabina Rao

Consulting Psychiatrist

Consulting hours: Every Thursday from 9.00 am to 3.00 pm @ Wellness Centre, 1st floor faculty club

Email: sabinarao@iisc.ac.in

Dr. Sabina Rao, MBBS, MD, graduated from Bangalore Medical College in 1999, completed her psychiatry training in 2007 from Duke University, Psychiatry Training Program, North Carolina, USA. She is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She returned to India in 2011 and practiced at NIMHANS for 3 years and moved into private practice in late 2015.

She is a General Adult Psychiatrist with extensive experience in treating common illnesses such as depression, panic disorder, anxiety, addiction as well as severe illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder. She has expertise in both pharmacological (prescribing medications) and non pharmacological (counselling, psychotherapy and psychosocial) interventions.

Dr. Virupaksha HS

Consulting Psychiatrist

Consulting hours: Wednesday and Saturday of every week from 3 to 6pm @ Wellness Centre, 1st floor faculty club

Email: virupakshahs@iisc.ac.in

Dr. Virupaksha graduated from Mysore Medical College, Mysore with MBBS. He completed his DPM at NIMHANS, is a Gold Medallist in MD (Psychiatry) from NIMHANS, and has obtained advanced certification training by CISMU, UNDSS. He has training in research and fMRI image analysis – NIMHANS. Dr Virupaksha is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Ramaiah Medical College. He is a General Adult Psychiatrist with extensive experience in treating common illnesses, specialist in psychotherapy, clinical assessment and treatment of all psychiatric disorders.