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Dr Divya Ganapathy Rao
Qualification : MBBS, MD (Psychiatry)  
Designation : Consultant  
Specialty : Psychiatry  
Email : dr.divyaganapathy.rao@carehospitals.com  
Location : CARE Hospitals, Hi-tech City, Hyderabad
Qualifications
  • MBBS — Government Medical College, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam (2002)
  • MD — Government Medical College, Calicut University, Kozhikode (2010)
  • Advanced Training in Early Intervention- Royal College of Psychiatry, Cumberland Hospital, Sydney, Australia
Past Positions
  • Advanced Trainee/Fellow, Early Intervention, Dept of Psychiatry, Cumberland Hospital, Sydney, Australia (Aug 2014 – till date)
  • Senior Resident, Dept of Psychiatry, St. Johns Medical College & Hospital, Bangalore (Aug 2011 – Mar 2014)
  • Visiting Psychiatry Consultant, Berund Poly Clinic, Bangalore (April – Aug 2011)
  • Senior Resident, Dept of Psychiatry, Government Medical College, Kottayam (April 2010 – Mar 2011)
  • Junior Resident, Dept of Psychiatry, Government Medical College, Kozhikode (May 2006 – Nov 2009)
  • Resident Medical Officer, St. Mary’s Hospital, Idukki (July 2003 – Nov 2004)
  • Intern/House Surgeon, Government Medical College, Kottayam (June 2002 – June 2003)
Teaching experience
  • Senior Resident, Department of Psychiatry, St. Johns Medical College, Bangalore (2011- 2014)
  • Senior Resident, Department of Psychiatry, Government Medical College, Kottayam (2010 - 2011)
  • Junior Resident, Department of Psychiatry, Government Medical College, Kozhikode (2006 - 2009)
Expertise
  • Early intervention and management of behavioral issues−personality, situational, mood and anxiety related−in youn urban population (aimed at reducin the duration of untreated and unattended mental health issues thereby improving the prognosis and quality of life)
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Psychotherapy
  • Behavioural therapy
  • Managing psychiatric emergencies
  • Management of addiction related issues
  • Electro convulsive therapy
  • Consultation liaison psychiatry
  • Cognitive behaviour therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Management of early psychosis and mood disorder
  • Early intervention of psychiatric illness
  • Management of behavioural issues and situational crisis in children and adolescents
Memberships
  • Life membership, Indian Medical Association (January 2008 onwards)