Dr. Naresh Vadlamani MBBS, MD(Psy), FIPS, (MRCPsych-UK)

Chief Consultant Psychiatrist
Dr. Naresh Vadlamani completed his MBBS from Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad, India and Specialist Training in Psychiatry (MD) from Osmania Medical College and Institute of Mental Health, Hyderabad, India. He also completed his MRCPsych training from Cambridge, UK which involved rotations in Geriatric Psychiatry, Learning disabilities and Child Psychiatry, Drugs & Alcohol Deaddiction, General Adult Psychiatry and Psychotherapy and Counseling. He did advanced training in Consultation Liaison Psychiatry (Dealing with co-morbid medical illnesses like diabetes, heart, kidneys, transplant, cancer etc). He also led the team at ELY (Cambridgeshire) Community Psychiatry.

Currently, he is a Visiting Senior Consultant Psychiatrist to Care Hospitals (Co-morbid medical illnesses), Fernandez Hospitals (women and pregnancy related) and Narmada Hospitals (Children), Hyderabad, India. He was the chairman of Patient Quality Assurance Committee at Care Hospitals, Musheerabad.

He runs Wish2live Foundation for Depression and Suicide Prevention.

His others roles include Ex-President, Hyderabad Psychiatric Society 2012-2013, Ex - Executive Council Member - Indian Psychiatric Society, AP State Branch, Ex - Hon. General Secretary of Indian Psychiatric Society - A.P. State Branch

He is Currently the Chairman, School Education and Counseling Task Force, Indian Psychiatric Society and Hon. Gen. Secretary, Indian Psychiatric Society - South Zonal Branch.

He is also a Fellow of Indian Psychiatric Society.

He has published numerous research papers, is a very good orator and gives lectures at seminars and various conferences.

Dr. (COL) Ramadugu Shashikumar, MBBS, MD - Psychiatry

Consultant Psychiatrist
A dedicated professional offering 18 years of a successful career with diverse roles distinguished by commendable performance in spearheading the General Hospital Psychiatry Unit, teaching nursing, undergraduate & postgraduate psychiatry students at AFMC as Professor, examiner for MD Psychiatry.

Experienced in clinical psychiatry, psychotherapy, providing the latest therapy along with various specialized clinics of psychiatric practice; training of professionals in mental health aspects.

Expertise in managing acutely presenting psychiatric disorders, deliberate self harm, suicide prevention, sexual abuse, adolescent crisis, alcohol & drug abuse, sexual disorders, children with attention deficit hyperactivity, conduct disorders, depression, anger management, scholastic backwardness, headaches in children and adults, stress disorders, marital issues requiring psychiatric attention, memory problems in elderly. Geriatric and child psychiatry.

Experienced in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate medical students, conducting and guiding them to undertake various research work.

Dr. Hemamalini Vadlamani MBBS, M.D.

Chief Consultant Physician
Dr. Hemamalini has graduated from Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad, India and completed her post graduation in General Medicine also from Gandhi Medical College in 1999. She has work experience in UK (from 2001-2006) and NIMS, Hyderabad.

She is currently working as a Consultant Physician in the novel field of Obstretric Medicine at Fernandez Hospital, Hyderabad, India.

She is the Founder and President of Society of Obstretic Medicine of India

Dr. Sona Kakar

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
16 Years Experience
Dr Sona Kakar, MD psychiatrist, psycho therapist and counsellor has been practising the psycho dynamic approach towards conflict resolution for more than a decade.

She did her post graduation from Sarojini Naidu Medical College at Agra. She began practice at Juhu, Mumbai and has been particularly focused on couples therapy. Along with her practice she has also been consultant psychiatrist at the ASIAN HEART hospital at Bandra and the BSES - MG hospital run by Brahmakumaris at Andheri. She also taught at the CMP medical college at Vile parle, Mumbai for 6 years. She conducted various work shops on topics related to her field for doctors and social organizations. Concurrently, she pursued a Masters Diploma in Personnel Management from SYMBIOSIS, Pune. She currently practises at both Secunderabad and Hyderabad and uses a psychotherapeutic approach to assist individuals find the solution to their difficulties. 

Dr. Padma Palvai

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry, Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Board Certified in adult psychiatry (American board psychiatry and neurology), Board Certified in child psychiatry (American board psychiatry and neurology)
15 Years Experience
Dr. Padma Palvai is the First Board Certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist to practice in Hyderabad. She has completed her training and Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry from Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA. She has completed her General Psychiatry training and American Board Certification From St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital (Columbia University), New York, USA. She worked as Medical director, Hunterdon Behavioral Health, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Program, Hunterdon Medical Center, Flemington, NJ, USA before returning to India.

A very compassionate, empathetic physician, Dr. Palvai is well experienced to treat and address all issues and problems related to children and adolescents.