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Dr Suresh Kumar G D MBBS, DCH, MRCPCH, MRCPsych, CCT (UK)

Hospital Affiliation :

  • Westminster Healthcare, Chennai 
  • Apollo Children’s Hospital, Chennai

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Board Certification

MCI - TN - 65173
CCT ( Child & Adolescent Psychiatry) General Medical Council , UK
Member of Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health, UK
Member of Royal College of Psychiatrists, UK

Current Position

  • Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at Westminster Healthcare, Chennai;
  • Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at Apollo Children’s Hospital, Chennai

Previous -
  • Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, National Health Service, UK ( 2013-19)
  • Specialty Registrar, London Deanery, UK ( 2007-2013)

Medical Education

  • Medical School- MBBS, The Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University ( 2000)
  • DCH- Diploma in Child Health, The Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University ( 2003)
  • MRCPCH – Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, London, UK ( 2007)
  • MRCPsych- Royal College of Psychiatrists, London, UK (2010)
  • Certificate of Completion of Training ( Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, UK , 2013)
Special Training & Fellowship : 
  • Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule Course (ADOS), Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, 2012
  • 3Di Course for Autism Spectrum Disorders, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, 2013

Awards & Honors


  • Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health, UK
  • Royal College of Psychiatrists, UK
  • Life Fellow- Indian Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Sub-Specialty Interest

Paediatric Psychiatry ; Child & Adolescent Behavioral and Emotional Disorders
Neurodevelopmental disorders including Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders ( ADD/ADHD)


Dr. Suresh Kumar trained as a General Paediatrician before specializing in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. He has worked as Specialty Registrar in the world-renowned South London & Maudsley NHS Trust, London, UK. He completed higher specialist training in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at  St Mary’s, London, UK (2010-2013)

He is highly experienced and has specialist skills in the diagnosis and treatment of children and adolescents with emotional problems, depression, anxiety disorders, phobias, obsessive-compulsive disorder OCD, stress disorders, eating disorders, behavioral problems, sleep problems, psychological trauma, relationship difficulties, somatization, medically unexplained physical symptoms and neurodevelopmental disorders like Autism/ Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD and Tic disorders.

He is experienced in various forms of psychological therapy/counseling and in using appropriate medicines as needed which helps to provide individualized patient-centric care.

Research and Publications :
  • ‘Survey on co-morbid psychiatric disorders in children & adolescents with chronic neurological problems attending a tertiary neurology clinic’, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, London, 2013  
  •  ‘A case of delirium – Cerebral Lupus or steroid induced’, RCPsych Faculty conference, UK, Joint Poster presentation, 2011 
  • ‘A rare subtype of delusional misidentification: reduplicative paramnesia of the self- a case report ‘- published in International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 2009.





 Apollo Children’s Hospital, Chennai

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