Dr. Sanjay Pattanayak Psychiatrist in Delhi

Dr. Sanjay Pattanayak

Psychiatrist, Delhi


  • 20 Years Experience
  • 1 Hospital


  • Six years of clinical, research and teaching experience at the premier institute of India, AIIMS before joining as consultant psychiatry at VIMHANS
  • Trained in managing alcohol and drug abuse related problems at the Apex Institute- National Drug Dependence and Treatment Centre (NDDTC,AIIMS)
  • Extensive clinical experience in management of depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, OCD and schizophrenia along with other mental disorders
  • Supervision of the clinical training of post-graduate students and psychologists
  • Guidance and supervision of the post graduate and Ph D research work.
  • Leading a multi-disciplinary mental health team of Psychiatrist, Clinical Psychologist, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist and Nursing staff
  • Active participant in workshops/ CMEs / academic activities conducted by national and international agencies i.e. APA, NACO, NIAAA, WPA and IPS
  • Languages : English, Hindi


  • Psychiatry


  • ADHD
  • Depression
  • Bipolar Mood Disorders
  • Schizophrenia
  • OCD Substance use disorders: Alcohol and Drug abuse


  • MBBS from SCB Medical College, Cuttack, 1992
  • MD - Psychiatry from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 2001

Practice Information

VIMHANS (Vidya Sagar Inst. of Mental Health & Neurosciences), Delhi

VIMHANS (Vidya Sagar Inst. of Mental Health & Neurosciences), Delhi

No.1, Institutional Area, Nehru Nagar, Delhi, Delhi - 110065

Achievements & Contributions

  • Studied the relationship between liver function tests and neuro-cognitive functioning in alcohol dependent subjects as a part of the postgraduate thesis work
  • Pattanayak SK, Malhotra S, Ramesh S, Sagar R, Khandelwal SK (2004) Profile of elderly patients attending the Psychiatric out-patient clinic in a tertiary care centre,Indian.J.Psychiatry,46 (suppl),47
  • Malhotra S, Pattanayak SK (2004) Profile of patients attending a psychiatric clinic in the community,Indian.J.Psychiatry,46 (suppl),47-48
  • Supervision of the clinical training of post-graduate students and psychologists
  • Ramandeep, Malhotra S, Pattanayak SK (2004). Early onset Schizophrenia- issues and perspectives (review). Delhi Psychiatric Bulletin, 7, 6-12.
  • Pattanayak, RD, Pattanayak S. Biology is psychiatry's new dawn. British Journal of Psychiatry ,2008, 192, 69-70
  • Pattanayak, RD, Pattanayak S. Medical Model is not as bad, Biopsychosocial model not as good, bid adieu! British Journal of Psychiatry, (e-letter), 18 Aug, 2009
  • Pattanayak, RD, Pattanayak S. Failure to communicate effectively or failure of feedback?British Journal of Psychiatry 2010, 197, 332-333
  • Pattanayak, RD, Pattanayak S. Indeed, a genuine problem; Proposing an additional specifier. British Journal of Psychiatry (e-letter), 6 Oct, 2010
  • Pattanayak, RD, Pattanayak S. Is it evaluation of full evidence? A note of caution. British Journal of Psychiatry (e-letter), 6 Oct, 2010