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Dr Pravir Sharma

Dr Pravir Sharma

Consultant psychiatrist
MB BS, MSc, DPM, MRCPsych

Practising at

Spire Little Aston Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Pravir Sharma at Spire include:

Psychiatry at Spire Little Aston Hospital

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Professional profile

I have been a Consultant for 14 plus years in the NHS. I have a special expertise in treating the elderly mentally ill. I run a busy inner-City community psychiatric service in the NHS. I am a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, a life time member of British Indian Psychiatric Association, a Royal College Examiner and Second Opinion Appointed Doctor with the Care Quality Commission.

I did my basic medical training at Kurnool Medical College , India and proceeded to train for Post Graduate psychiatry at the prestigious National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore, India. I then came to UK to specialise in Psychiatry of Old Age in 2002. I have worked as a Consultant in Psychiatry ( Old Age).

I have a full time NHS job in an inner city urban area where I lead a community Psychiatric Team and have In- patient responsibility for an Acute Assessment Psychiatric ward. I love my job and consider myself privileged to be able to make a positive difference in peoples' lives in some small way , to the best of my ability.

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Qualification and professional memberships

MB BS / Kurnool Medical College, Sri Venkateswara University / 1990
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

DPM / Bangalore University, India / 1993
Diploma in Psychological Medicine
A two year postgraduate diploma in Psychological Medicine at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences

MSc in General Psychiatry / Keele University,UK / 2001
A Master of Science

FRCPsych / Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists / 2015
Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists


Professional memberships

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

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Current NHS posts

Consultant, Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health Trust.

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Personal Profile

I have two school going children who keep me on my feet after a busy days work. I try to snatch time in between errands to read.

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Private contact details

Telephone 0121 580 7151
Email pravir_sharma@hotmail.com
Website http://www.privatepsychiatristbirmingham.co.uk/
Private secretary Jean Taylor
Private secretary telephone 0121 227 0785
Private secretary fax 0121 227 0786
Private secretary email jean.taylor@phf.uk.com

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