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.