Dr Vimal Sivasanker

Dr Vimal Sivasanker

General psychiatry 04629500


  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Fee assured
Open Referral network


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Dr Vimal Sivasanker is a leading consultant adult psychiatrist in London and Watford who specialises in a wide range of psychiatric disorders, including depression, anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder. He also treats complex psychological problems such as bipolar affective disorder (manic depression) and psychosis.

Dr Sivasanker completed his medical training at St Catharine�s College, Cambridge and at St Bartholomew�s and the Royal London School of Medicine. He completed psychiatric training on the East London, Cambridge and East Anglia rotations. Dr Sivasanker has worked extensively in inner-city and rural areas, treating a broad range of psychiatric disorders.

He holds an interest in neuromodulation for psychiatric disorders and is currently the Vice Chair of the Royal College of Psychiatrists� Committee on electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and related treatments. Dr Sivasanker has written and developed training competencies for the College as well as delivering training at a national and international level.

Areas of interest

anxiety; Depression; anxiety and panic disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety, OCD, post traumatic stress disorder, PTSD, panic attacks, medication, ketamine; ketamine infusion; mental health assessment; Vortioxetine, Venlafaxine; neuromodulation; bipolar affective disorder; manic depression; electroconvulsive therapy; ECT

Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions

  • Eating disorders

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Procedures completed

  • 20365

    Follow-up out-patient consultation - remote - (5-50)

  • 20355

    Initial out-patient consultation - remote - (1-5)

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