Dr Anantha P P Anilkumar  

Dr Anantha P P Anilkumar

MBBS, MRCPsych, CUBS (Civil & Family)

Consultant Psychiatrist

46A Selborne Road
Park Hill
I am Dr A.P.P. Anil Kumar, Consultant Psychiatrist at the Maudsley for the last thirteen years. I have more than twenty one year’s experience in psychiatry, have been approved under section 12 of the mental health act and a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists since July 2000.

I am included in the GMC specialist register, with general psychiatry as my speciality, and substance misuse psychiatry as my sub speciality. I have researched at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King's College London for the last 17 years on clinically relevant areas. I have been a Royal College examiner, an interview panel member for CT and ST doctors and am a honorary clinical senior lecturer at IoPPN.

I have a wide range of experience in medico-legal work commencing from 2003. The cases I have undertaken (approximately 30-50 per year) have been in family proceedings, personal injury cases, housing related matters assessing in relation to the disability discrimination act, immigration cases, mental capacity assessments and employment tribunals. I have been awarded the Cardiff University Bond Solon Civil Expert Witness Certificate in April 2017 and the Family Expert Witness Certificate in October 2017.

I have recently been appointed as a Fee-paid Medical Member of the First-tier Tribunal Health, Education and Social Care Chamber (Mental Health).I also have an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer post at Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, since January 2016 and am the firm head for the Longitudinal Mental Health Placements for Medical Students at GKT School of Medical Education.

My areas of expertise include:

• Psychosis.
• Substance misuse.
• Personality disorder.
• Anxiety and phobic disorders.
• Depression and other mood disorders.
• Adjustment disorder.
• Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and complex PTSD.
• Factitious illness.
• Impact of mental illness on parenting.
• Chronic pain.
• Bipolar disorder.
• Abuse and domestic violence.

Additional email: appanilkumar@hotmail.com.


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