Rajeev Dhar: Profile

Dr Rajeev Dhar, MBBS, MRCPsych, Barrister FRSA, is a senior Consultant Psychiatrist, a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrist and also a qualified Barrister. He is recognised as an expert in the assessment and treatment of mental disorders and has extensive experience as a clinician in the NHS and private sector, as a medicolegal expert and a teacher in psychiatry. Dr Dhar is based at 10 Harley Street, London.

Dr Dhar qualified in medicine from the University of London and trained in Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry at St George’s Hospital, London. He then specialised further and then trained in Law. In addition to inpatient and community psychiatry, he has worked in a diverse range of settings including psychotherapy, traumatic stress clinic, prison and the Courts.

Dr Dhar has also worked in the NHS as a Consultant Psychiatrist in Psychiatric Intensive Care, Clinical Director for general mental health services for a large borough of London. He is also an honorary academic at the Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London; has lectured and taught widely and has published articles in journals and book chapters.

Medicolegal experience

Dr Dhar is experienced in providing psychiatric reports for employment and insurance matters and for legal purposes across clinical negligence; personal injury; family law matters and the criminal justice. He has regularly provided evidence to the Courts in this jurisdiction and abroad.

Clinical interests

Dr Dhar's clinical areas of interest include work stress and burnout, bipolar disorder, depression and mood problems, anxiety and personality difficulties. He has specific experience working with those in corporate, legal and academic settings. He works in a collaborative way with employees, employers and insurance providers in relation to fitness to work issues and employment matters. He also has expertise in legal process assisting those who are suffering stress arising from litigation. His approach is very needs-centred and multidisciplinary with an emphasis on working with patients through clear communication, explanation and problem solving.

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Professional details


MBBS MRCPsych Barrister FRSA

Qualified in 1994 in United Kingdom

Registrations and licensing

  • General Medical Council (GMC)

    Registration no.: 4149695
    Date of registration: 12-Feb-1996

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Memberships and associations

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Languages spoken

  • English