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Psychiatry

Healthway being a super specialty and tertiary care hospital, has its specialised services focussing on the mental health and mental development of its patients.

Our team comprises of psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, counselling psychologists, special educators and occupational therapists, rehabilitation specialists etc. The department of Psychiatry at Healthway provides an integrated mental health care system including the clinical evaluation and treatment services for a broad range of emotional, cognitive, and behavioural disorders for patients of all ages and cultural backgrounds. We aim at giving the best of care in psychiatry to our patients . Psychiatry department at old Goa healthway currently manages cases at OPD level..

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DOCTORS

Dr.Akshada Amonkar

Consultant Psychiatrist

Dr. SUSHIL V. NANAWARE

Consultant Psychiatrist

Dr.Akshada Amonkar

Qualification

M.B.B.S., MD Psychiatry( IPHB)

Languages Spoken

English,Hindi,Konkani,Marathi

Special Interest

Child Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, Depression, OCD, Schizophrenia

Membership

  • Fellow, IPS. Secretary, PSG (Goa).
  • Chairperson, Geriatric Subcommittee, IPS West Zone.
Dr Akshada has been a consultant psychiatrist with over 10 years of experience working in public as well as private healthcare organisations. Adept at psychotherapy as well as psychopharmacological treatments, Dr. Akshada has extensive experience managing mental health problems across the spectrum She has co-founded an online mental health platform to help patients seek support during COVID-19 which she still runs. She has been associated as a Consultant with , Healthway Hospital since 2020.
  1. Prevalence and correlates of metabolic syndrome in severe mental illness. 

    A cross-sectional survey of inpatients at a tertiary care institute.


    https://www.anip.co.in/article.asp?issn=2588-8358;year=2021;volume=5;issue=1;spage=24;epage=29;aulast=Sabnis;type=0



    1. Integrating assisted telepsychiatry into primary healthcare in Goa, India: A feasibility study.


    https://researchportal.bath.ac.uk/en/publications/integrating-assisted-tele-psychiatry-into-primary-healthcare-in-g

Dr. SUSHIL V. NANAWARE

Qualification

M.D.Psychiatry (MUMBAI), F.I.P.S.

Languages Spoken

English,Hindi,Konkani,Marathi

Special Interest

  • DEPRESSION
  • ANXIETY DISORDERS
  • SLEEP DISORDER
  • OBSESSIVE- COMPULSIVE DISORDER (OCD)
  • PSYCHIATRIC ACUTE CARE
  • PSYCHOSIS, SCHIZOPHRENIA, AND VIOLENT PSYCHIATRIC PATIENTS
  • DE-ADDICTION, SUBSTANCE ABUSE, AND WITHDRAWAL MANAGEMENT
  • SEXUAL DISORDERS
  • PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS IN THE ELDERLY (GERIATRIC PSYCHIATRY)
  • CHILDHOOD PSYCHOLOGICAL PROBLEMS
  • FAMILY/ COUPLE/
  • MARITAL/INTERPERSONAL COUNSELING
  • PASSED M.D. PSYCHOLOGICAL MEDICINE EXAMINATION FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF MUMBAI IN 2001
  • WORKED AS ASSISTANT PSYCHIATRIST TO DR. A.P.PATKAR FROM 2001-2004 AT MASINA HOSPITAL, MUMBAI.
  • AFFILIATED AND EMPANELED WITH DR.L.H.HIRANANDANI HOSPITAL, POWAI, MUMBAI AS HONORARY PSYCHIATRIST.
  • HEADED “THE MIND BRIGADE”, A CRISIS INTERVENTION TEAM IN MUMBAI WHICH SPECIALISED IN MANAGING ACUTELY VIOLENT PSYCHIATRIC PATIENTS RELATED TO SCHIZOPHRENIA,PSYCHOSIS,SUICIDE PREVENTION AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE AS PART OF PSYCHIATRIC INTENSIVE CARE.
  • CONDUCTED SEVERAL CMEs AND SOCIAL AWARENESS PROGRAMS FOR MENTAL HEALTH IN SCHOOLS, COLLEGES, SHIPPING ORGANISATIONS, CORPORATE OFFICES AND LAW ENFORCING AGENCIES IN MUMBAI.
  • WORKED AS A TEAM MEMBER IN CHILD GUIDANCE CLINICS MANAGING BEHAVIOURAL DISORDERS IN CHILDREN WITH ADHD, AUTISM AND OTHER SPECIAL NEEDS.
  • HAVE CONDUCTED AND BEEN A CHIEF INVESTIGATIVE OFFICER IN SEVERAL DRUG TRIALS INCLUDING THE USE OF SERTRALINE IN PANIC DISORDER.
  • CONDUCTED COMMUNITY DIAGNOSTIC SURVEYS AS PART OF SCHOOL MENTAL HEALTH CLINIC IN “AUTISTIC SPECTRUM RISK” COMMUNITIES IN VAKOLA,MUMBAI.

PASSED M.D. PSYCHOLOGICAL MEDICINE EXAMINATION FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF MUMBAI IN 2001 AND SECURED FIRST PLACE AMONG STUDENTS APPEARING FROM T.N.MEDICAL COLLEGE AND NAIR HOSPITAL, MUMBAI.

WAS AWARDED THE DEAN’S PRIZE FOR THE SAME.