Consultant Profile

Dr Pravir Sharma

Dr Pravir Sharma MB BS, MSc, DPM, MRCPsych
Practicing at:
Spire Little Aston Hospital
  • Psychiatry
    • Dementia
Special clinical interests:

Depression, Dementia, Anxiety Disorders and Post Traumatic Stress

Research interests:

Psychotic disorders in the elderly and medication in memory disorders

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant, Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health Trust

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists
Member of the International Psycho geriatric Association
Member of the Indian Psychiatric Society
Member of British Indian Psychiatric Association

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0121 580 7151
Private secretary telephone number:
0121 227 0785
Private secretary fax:
0121 227 0786
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Sharma is a consultant in psychiatry based in the West Midlands.
He specialises in Mental Health Disorders in the elderly although has extensive experience of general adult psychiatry.

Memory Assessment Service with MRI Scan and Prescribing for Dementia


Dr Sharma runs a comprehensive memory assessment service which includes an initial assessment, full investigations including an MRI scan, neuro-psychometric testing where indicated and appropriate psychological counselling for the patient and their family.

Medication is prescribed, where appropriate, for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease and difficult behaviours associated with it (and other dementias) and is monitored with regular follow-up appointments providing full and comprehensive management of complex psychological and behavioural problems associated with dementia.

Psychiatric Assessment

He also has a special interest in:

  • Treatment resistant anxiety and depressive illnesses.
  • Assessment for referring for Psychotherapy /counselling and other specialist psychological interventions while overseeing the progress of patients.
  • Assessment of Mental Capacity for Court of Protection, Power of Attorney and making Wills
  • Assessment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and providing Medico Legal Reports to the Court.
  • Assessment of Alcohol use disorders 

 Dr Sharma is known for his excellent 'bedside' manners and a professional relaxed approach for which he has received commendations from patients and relatives. He is of Indian origin and has had his Postgraduate specialisation in Psychiatry from UK.  


Personal profile:

Dr Sharma has two school going children who keep him on his feet after a busy days work, but he is not complaining. He manages to snatch time in between errands to read.

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Dr Pravir Sharma

Dr Pravir Sharma Psychiatry Consultant, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, private hospital specialist.

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