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Dr. Arun Kumar

Dr. Arun Kumar. K

Psychiatry (Specialist)
Aster Hospital, Al Quasis
Languages Spoken:English, Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil
Education:MBBS, MD (Psy), DNB (Psy)
Specialization: Psychiatry
Nationality: Indian
DOH License Grade: Specialist
Type of Physician: Fulltime


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

Professional Associations

  • 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)

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

Clinical Expertise & Services Offered

  • 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.