Pravir Sharma| Consultant Psychiatrist | Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands | Private Healthcare UK
Pravir Sharma
Pravir Sharma

Consultant Psychiatrist

Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands

Pravir Sharma: Profile

Dr Pravir Sharma is a renowned consultant psychiatrist,  who has over 14 years of experience as a consultant in the NHS, and over a decade of experience running a private practice. He specialises in treating mental health disorders in the elderly, and has a wealth of experience in general adult psychiatry also. Dr Sharma offers assessment and  treatment for post traumatic stress disorders (PTSD), anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorders, panic disorders, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, other psychotic and delusional disorders and dementias.

Known for his excellent ‘bed side’ manners and a professional relaxed approach, he has received numerous commendations from patients and relatives.

Training and expertise

Having completed his medical training at Kurnool Medical College in India, Dr Sharma proceeded to train in psychiatry at a post graduate level at the esteemed National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore, India. After successfully completing the 2 yr Diploma in Psychological Medicine , he came to the UK and after Basic and higher Specialist training in Psychiatry , became a Consultant in Psychiatry of Old Age.  Dr Sharma has been  in Full time consultant Post  over 14 years. In this role, he leads a community psychiatric team.

Alongside his extensive experience in adult psychiatry, Dr Sharma is an expert specialist in mental health disorders in the elderly. He is vastly experienced in comprehensive assessments of memory issues, the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, and the difficult behaviours associated with it and other dementias.

Dr Sharma holds special interests in PTSD and other psychiatric injuries such as anxiety and depression that is treatment resistant.

He is able to assess and refer on to clinical psychology for further specialist psychological interventions whilst overseeing the progress of patients. He does not see Children , Mother and Baby Psychiatry patients and Substance use disorders.

Home assessments

Dr Pravir Sharma offers assessments for patients in the comfort of their own homes. He can offer bookings between 2-4 weeks.

All Reports are completed between 2-4 weeks after consultation, but can be produced sooner if required.

 

 

I specialise in...

  • Post traumatic stress disorders (PTSD)
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Obsessive compulsive disorders
  • Panic disorders
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Dementias
  • Other psychotic and delusional disorders

Professional details

Qualifications

MB BS, MSc, DPM, MRCPsych

Registrations and licensing

  • General Medical Council (GMC)

    Registration no.: 4387893
    Date of registration: 18-Mar-1997

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Languages spoken

  • English