I am a clinical academic neuropsychiatrist in a regional, tertiary care Neuropsychiatry service based at Walker Gate Park, Newcastle Upon Tyne.
I am also a lead consultant for specialist Huntington’s service and provide genetic services for familial neuropsychiatry conditions at Northern Genetics Service, Center for Life.
Following completion of my medical degree in India, I completed my training in General Adult Psychiatry with a specialisation in Neuropsychiatry from Northern Deanery. I qualified as a Consultant in 2009 and has been working since in neuropsychiatry in Northeast of England.
I am active in clinical research and as a principal investigator, I have currently involved in various multinational observational and experimental research projects. I am a research lead for Huntington’s for Northeast and North Cumbria clinical research network (CRN) and forms national portfolio management group for Huntington’s.
I am a former Executive member of Neuropsychiatry faculty at Royal college of Psychiatrists and currently Regional specialty representative (RSR) for Neuropsychiatry in the Northeast of England. I am affiliated to Newcastle University as an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer.
I am passionate about medical teaching and received ‘Outstanding trainer 2017’ award from NTW NHS foundation Trust. My clinical interests are brain behaviour relationships and research interests are pathological behavioural changes due to altered brain neural circuitry.