Dr Rajendra Kumar: Consultant Psychiatrist in London Harley Street
Dr Rajendra Kumar
is a highly experienced private Consultant Psychiatrist at 10 Harley Street, London, providing specialist treatment for patients with a range of mental health problems including anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, bipolar disorder and various addictions.
Dr Kumar is a Consultant General Adult
Psychiatrist and an Addiction Psychiatrist with considerable experience in
delivering substance misuse services, as well as community and crisis
psychiatric services. He completed his medical and psychiatric training in
India, undertaking further psychiatric training at Dorset Healthcare Trust.
He became a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in
1996, and completed higher psychiatric training in Leicester. He was also
admitted onto the General Adult Psychiatry and Addiction Psychiatric specialist
register in 2000. Dr Kumar completed his MSc in Addictive Behaviour at St
George’s Hospital Medical School, University of London in 2000, receiving a
Dr Kumar currently works as an NHS Consultant Psychiatrist
at the St Michael's Hospital, Warwick. He previously worked at Warwickshire Substance Misuse
Services at the Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust as Woodleigh
Beeches Centre from 2001 to 2011. He is also an Honorary Clinical Lecturer in Psychiatry at Warwick Medical School. He is one of the UK Representative of Dual Disorders Section of World Psychiatric Association. He is a member of various organisations including the Royal College of Psychiatrists, British Medical Association, British Psychopharmacology, Medical Council on Alcohol, Society for the Study of Addiction and Medical Protection Society.
Specialist assessment and treatment for Mental Health Problems
If you are feeling stressed out or getting depressed or having any other mental health problem, you might need to see a specialist for advice, diagnosis and treatment including CBT and appropriate medication. Your care will
be uniquely tailored to suit your needs. Specialist diagnosis and evidence-based effective
treatments are offered for patients with an extensive array of mental health
- Psycho-sexual dysfunctions
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorders
- Bipolar Disorders
High quality care
When you come for treatment with Dr Kumar, he will ensure
you receive the highest standards of care. This includes providing a thorough
assessment of your health which comprises of a comprehensive history taking, mental state examination, basic
physical examination, an evaluation of your drug and alcohol misuse and
discussion of any mental health or physical health problems.
This comprehensive assessment is able to provide Dr Kumar
with the information needed to establish your uniquely tailored treatment and
recovery plan. He places an importance
in ensuring you are provided with a personalised treatment and recovery plan
that focuses on your specific needs and requirements, to guarantee that you
receive the best care possible, which will help you in your recovery.
Drug and alcohol detoxification services in London
At Harley Street Psychiatric Practice, Dr Kumar provides treatment for various addictions including alcohol, amphetamines, benzodiazepines, cannabis, cocaine, GBH, heroin, legal highs, methadone, and other opiates, offering personalised and expert care for
patients who require support in their detoxification and recovery. He also offers assessment and help for gambling, hyper-sexuality problems or online computeror video games addiction.
Dr Kumar will undertake a
thorough assessment of your health, in order to develop a treatment plan that
meets your needs and requirements. You will receive motivational interviewing and specialist counselling. You might require one or more of the following options: Community detoxification with the help of you family or friends; Home detoxification with additional medical and nursing support; Treatment of co-morbid psychiatric conditions; medications to maintain abstinence; and inpatient Integrated Detoxification and Recovery Treatment (IDRT)
For inpatient Integrated Detoxification and Recovery Treatment option, you could be admitted to a detox and rehab centre, or if you wish to have treatment abroad, this can
also be organised for you. Dr Kumar offers two or six week programmes which
will be dependent on your needs and requirements.
Home visits can also be arranged in the rare
circumstances when a patient may be too ill or cannot come to hospital for help
or for their assessment.
Dr Kumar provides psychiatric reports for employment and insurance purposes and in personal injury cases.
Treatment prices vary according to your needs and individual treatment
plans. New outpatient appointment costs varies from £250 to £500 depending on the cost of the clinic room, secreterail support, time to travel and duration of consultation. It usually takes about an hour for the first appointment and costs £350 at Harley Street Clinic. Follow up outpatient appointment cost for a 30 minutes appointment slot is £200 at Harley Street Clinic. Following the outpatient appointment your GP will be sent a letter detailing your assessment and treatment plan. Inpatient costs vary depending upon your choice of provider and accommodation. Standard treatment prices have been agreed with most
insurance companies including BUPA, AXA-PPP, Aviva, Simply Health, Pruhealth etc, though it is advisable to check with your insurance
You will not incur any charges if you cancel or change your appointment upto 48 hours before your appointment. If you cancel your appointment less than 48 hours before your appointment, you will be invoiced for £100. If you do not attend your appointment for any reasons, you will be invoiced for the full amount.
How can I receive treatment with Dr Kumar?
Dr Kumar requires a referral from your GP or a referring professional, you can self refer if you are not registered with a GP. International patients can contact by email or phone to make an appointment and
are offered a confidential service. If they
are being treated by another doctor in their country, Dr Kumar will be quite
happy to liaise with your doctor.