Dr. Santosh Kumar


Dr. Santosh Kumar is a well-established Psychiatrist in Patna, with a special professional interest in geriatric mental health. Since December 2012 he has been serving as Assistant Professor (Psychiatry) at Nalanda Medical College in Patna. He is available for private consultation at his clinic in Phulwari Sharif, Patna.

Dr. Santosh Kumar completed his MBBS from Thanjavur Medical College, Tamil Nadu, in 2002. He did his post-graduation in Psychiatry from Patna Medical College and... [+]

Worked as Senior Resident in project titled “Efficacy of yoga as an add-on treatment in schizophrenia”. A Rs. 19 million project funded by Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (MDNIY) at Yoga Centre, NIMHANS, Bangalore. Jun 2007 to Mar 2010.
Alerting response to Benzodiazepine in a case of somnambulism and somniloquy. Santosh Kumar, PK Singh. Eastern Journal of Psychiatry. 2005; 9: 88-90. Online ISSN: 0976-0334, ISSN: 0974-1313.

Study of Phenomenology of Non-Epileptic Seizures. Santosh Kumar, PK Singh, KK Singh. Indian J Psychiatry. 2007; 49(5):25. [Abstract]

Non-Epileptic Seizures (NES) associated co-morbid Psychopathology. Santosh Kumar, Pramod K Singh. Indian J Psychiatry. 2008; 50(5):S31. [Abstract]

MBBS: Thanjavur Medical College, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu. 1996-2002.
MD (Psychiatry): Patna Medical College (Patna University), Patna. 2004-2007. [University First Rank Holder]
De-Addiction Training: One-month certificate course, NIMHANS, Bangalore.