Dr. Asgar Alam
 

Doctor Profile

 

Dr. Asgar Alam

Psychiatry
  • More than 6 years of experience after Post graduation in MD Psychiatry. Wide range of experience in various fields in Psychiatry with certification for Non-invasive brain stimulation techniques from NIMHANS, Bengaluru. Worked at a leading cancer hospital VS Hospitals in Chennai for 5 years with various super specialists in oncology, designed and headed the Psycho-oncology unit before moving to Dubai.
  • Also worked at Westminster Healthcare for 3 years, UK based hospital in Chennai with experience in managing Stress related illnesses, work stress, various kinds of addictions and adolescent crisis.
  • Was working with Multidisciplinary team in Chennai National hospitals with 5 years of experience, practicing Liaison Psychiatry managing Delirium, Dementia and other mental health issues due to other medical conditions, health complications due to substance use disorders, other psychiatric illnesses like Mood disorders and schizophrenia.
  • Management of pre and post organ transplant patients and recipients with Dr. M.R. Rajasekhar, head of Global organ transplant since 2016.
  • Have been managing COVID-19 related patients from various parts of the country suffering from different types of Anxiety disorders, Depression, Stress related issues and other complications related to Brain health following onset of covid-19.
  • Conducted various awareness campaigns and lectures at IT companies, MNC’s and Hospitals regarding Brain health and behavior.

Work Experience

Nov 2016 – Aug 2021 – VS Hospitals, Chennai, India

 

Nov 2016- Jan 2021 Chennai National Hospitals, Chennai, India

 

July 2018 to February 2021- Westminster Healthcare, Chennai, India

 

July 2015- Dec 2016 – worked as SR/AP in medical college teaching medical student and managing  patients

 


Education and Training

MBBS – Meenakshi Medical College and research institute, India- Completed Aug 2009, internship completed in Sept 2010.

 

MD Psychiatry- Meenakshi medical college and research institute, India – completed April 2015.

 

 


Awards/Recognitions

 1.MAYAN AWARDS 2015, INDIA – SOCIAL CATEGORY.

2.INTERNATIONAL MAYAN AWARDS 2017, KUALA LAMPUR -YOUNG ACHEIVERS CATEGORY -IN THE FIELD OF PSYCHIATRY.


Course and Training

  1. NON-INVASIVE BRAIN STIMULATION – NIMHANS, BENGALURU, INDIA (04/2017)
  2. ADDICTION TREATMENT: CLINICAL SKILLS FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS (ONLINE): YALE UNIVERSITY (2020

Research papers/publications

1.Presented a Paper at national conference 2013 – Help seeking behavior before consulting psychiatric services.

  1. presented poster at national conference 2014– prevalence internet addiction among medical students – both UG and PG.
  2. Thesis was accepted –A study psychosocial factors including the methods of suicide attempters.
  1. Publication of thesis in Telangana Journal of psychiatry – A study of psychosocial factors in attempted suicides attending a tertiary care hospital in Kanchipuram, South India

http://doi.org/10.18231/j.tjp.2019.005 Telangana Journal of Psychiatry, January – June 2019: 5 (1): 19 – 24


Speciality Areas/Interests

Liaison Addiction

General Psychiatry

Psycho-oncology

Stress related illnesses.

 


Languages Spoken

English, Urdu, Hindi, Tamil


Timings / Contact

 
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Monday

1:00 pm - 8:30 pm
 
 

Wednesday

9:20 am - 5:00 pm
 
 

Friday

Off
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Saturday

9:20 am - 1:00 pm     5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Aster Clinic, Discovery Gardens (Zen Cluster)

Building #9, Zen Cluster

Tel: +97144400500

Fax: +97144489152

E-mail: discoverygarden@asterclinics.com

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Sunday

12:00am - 8:00pm
 
 

Tuesday

12:00am - 8:00pm
 
 

Thursday

9:00am - 7:00pm
 
 

Aster Clinic, JLT

Near Carrefour Market ، Jumeirah Lake Towers – Dubai

Red Diamond Building

Tel: +971 4 4400 500

Fax: +97144204070

E-mail: jlt@asterclinics.com

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