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Department Of Psychiatry 

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Department of Psychiatry


The department of Psychiatry, AIIMS, Rajkot, was established in November, 2021 with out-patient department-based services. Dr. Gayatri Bhatia, an alumnus of AIIMS, New Delhi, was appointed in-charge of the department. OPD services cater to patients of a wide variety of psychiatric illnesses including substance use disorders. Since May 31st, a separate Addiction Treatment Clinic is also operational, with the aim of providing dedicated services to those in need of help for substance use disorders.

OPD timings:

  1. Psychiatry OPD: Monday to Saturday- 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  2. Addiction Treatment Clinic: Monday to Saturday- 10 a.m. to 12 noon


To provide state-of-the-art mental health care and promotion of mental wellbeing and emerge as a centre of excellence in the field of Psychiatry in terms of patient care, research and training.


The Department of Psychiatry aims to:

  1. Produce medical graduates who are well-equipped to effectively diagnose and manage psychiatric illnesses and comorbidities.
  2. Enhance awareness about mental health conditions and sensitization about mental wellbeing among staff, students and general population.
  3. Create and promote a stigma-free environment for patients of mental health conditions making evidence-based mental health care available, accessible and acceptable


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Dr Gayatri Bhatia

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Dr. Gayatri Bhatia

Assistant Professor