External consultations

IISc Wellness Centre has agreements with a number of reputed consultants based in Bengaluru so that the institute members can visit their facilities directly without a referral from the health centre. Here is the list of psychologists and psychiatrists and their contact details. (Please see the end of the page for details of the procedure for consultations and reimbursements).

Dr Virupaksha H. S.
Department of Psychiatry,
Ramaiah Medical College,
New BEL road, MSR Nagar,
Bengaluru -560054
Phone Number (mob) : 9886797083;  Department: 08040502638
Email id: virupaksha.hs@gmail.com, drvirupaksha@msrmc.ac.in

Dr Satish Ramaiah
1.PEOPLE TREE Hospitals – 2,
Tumkur Road, Yeshwanthpur, Opp Taj Vivanta,
Bengaluru 560022, PH – 08049599999

2.PEOPLE TREE Maarga – 23/B,
A Sector, Yelahanka New Town,
Bengaluru 560064, PH – 08046659999
Mobile – 9448003478
Email – drsatish@peopletreehospitals.c

Dr. Swaminath G
Smruthi clinic, # 675, 11 A Main, 
45 Cross, 3rd Block, Rajajinagar, 
Bengaluru – 560010
Mobile/landline number: + 91 9845007121 / 080 23152508
E-mail id: drswamyg@gmail.com

Dr Sandip Deshpande
Address: Sanjeevini, 8th Main -11th Cross junction, 
Malleshwaram, Bengaluru 560 003. 
Mobile/landline number: 9535579435
E-mail id: askdrsd@gmail.com

Dr. Ajit Bhide
St Marthas Hospital
Email: drajitbhide@gmail.com

Dr. Mahesh Gowda
Email: maheshrgowda@yahoo.com

The approved process is as follows:

a) Any IISc member (student, faculty, permanent staff) with an ID card can avail the facility.   
b) No need for referrals. A proof of IISc ID is sufficient.   
c) Doctors/counsellors can send the bills to IISc once a month. IISc shall directly reimburse the consultation fee to doctors/counsellors.  IISc members availing these consultations do not need to pay the doctors/counsellors.
d) Students have a reimbursement cap of Rs 8000 per year for mental health consultations; first consultation is capped at Rs 1250/- and subsequent ones at a maximum of Rs 1000/-   
e) Prescriptions: IISc members can take any medical prescriptions (given by the above approved list of external consultants ONLY) to the pharmacy
(Emami Frank Rose) on campus and avail 20% discount. They can then submit the bills for reimbursement.  

The above external consultants are in addition to the facilities available on campus: 

(i) Two consulting psychologists 
(ii) Two consulting psychiatrists 
(iii) Two wellness coordinators.
(iv) Online counselling via YourDost (24 x 7)