Specialist Psychiatrist in Dubai - Dr. Arun Kumar - Aster Clinic

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Dr. Arun Kumar. K


Dr. Arun Kumar. K ,MBBS,MD,DNB (Psychiatry) is working as a Specialist Psychiatrist at Aster Clinic, Bur Dubai and Aster Hospital, Qusais and has more than 11yrs of experience in Psychiatry.He completed his graduation (MBBS) and post-graduation (MD –Psychiatry) from the prestigious JIPMER (Institute of National Importance),Puducherry,India. He has also obtained his DNB in Psychiatry.  After his training, he worked as a Senior Resident at JIPMER, where he was involved in training of students, run special clinics like De-addiction, Marital and psycho-sexual clinic, Child Psychiatry and consultation- liaison. He is trained in the use of various forms of treatment like Electro-convulsive treatment and Psychotherapy. He has been a faculty at a private medical college in Puducherry for a year. He has also worked at many reputed hospitals in Ernakulam like Lakeshore Hospital,PVS Memorial Hospital, Ernakulam Medical Center,Nair’s Hospital ,CARE hospital and also has served the Govt of Kerala’s District mental health programme.

His areas of interest include treatment of adult psychiatry cases, stress related illness, psychological issues of children and the elderly, de-addiction ( including behavioural addictions like mobile use etc.) and psychosexual disorders.

Dr.Arun Kumar. K has worked in close liaison with departments of Gastroenterology, Rheumatology and Neurology where his contribution to many of the somatic symptom disorders (functional disorders) and psychosomatic illnesses have enhanced the treatment efficacy and patients well being.

His treatment focus is on holistic therapy based on individual assessment and tailor made management plan which includes pharmacotherapy, psychotherapy and other modes of treatment.

He also has published papers and presented in various national and international forums.




  • MBBS (2004) JIPMER,Puducherry,India
  • MD-Psy (2009) JIPMER, Puducherry,India
  • DNB -Psy (2011) National Board of Examinations,India





Professional Experience

  • 2009-10: Asst professor in SMVMCH,Puducherry
  • 2010-13: Senior Resident at JIPMER , Puducherry
  • 2013-16: Specialist Psychiatrist at Lakeshore hospital,Kochi
  • 2016-19: Consultant Psychiatrist at PVS Memorial hospital ,Kochi
  • 2019: Consultant Psychiatrist at Ernakulam Medical Centre
  • 2019-20: Psychiatrist at District Mental health programme,Govt of Kerala
  • 2017-20: Consultant Psychiatrist at CARE, hospital
  • 2016-20: Consultant Psychiatrist at Nair’s hospital


Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Malayalam
  • Tamil
  • Hindi


Areas of Specialization

  • Disorders like Depression,Anxiety,Bipolar disorder, Schizophrenia,psychosis etc.
  • Stress related disorders in children, adolescents and adults.
  • Disorders affecting the body and mind (like Psychosomatic illness or somatic symptom disorder.Eg.- multiple bodily problems but most investigations turn negative)
  • Management of behavioural disorders (eg digital/ technology addiction) in children and adults
  • Personality disorders
  • Psychosexual disorders
  • Psychological issues due to chronic illness,cancer etc.
  • Dementia and issues related to old age.


Professional Affiliations

  • MNAMS -Member of National Academy of Medical Sciences,India
  • Life fellow of IPS (Indian Psychiatric society)
  • Member of IABP (Indian Association of Biological Psychiatry)
  • Life Member of IMA (Indian Medical Association)


Timings / Contact

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12:00 pm - 8:00 pm


12:00 pm - 8:00 pm


12:00 pm - 8:00 pm


12:00 pm - 8:00 pm


12:00 pm - 8:00 pm


12:00 pm - 8:00 pm    

Aster Clinic, Bur Dubai (AJMC, Bank St.)

Khalid Bin Al Waleed Road

Near Al Fahidi Metro Station

Tel: +971 4 5090 300

Fax: +971 4 3888 645

E-mail: jubilee@asterclinics.com

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