Dr. Srinivas – Geriatric Psychiatrist Chennai


Dr. Srinivas Rajkumar T
MD(AIIMS,New Delhi)
Geriatric Psychiatrist, Chennai

Profile Overview

Dr. Srinivas Rajkumar T is a renowned Geriatric Psychiatrist based in Chennai, acclaimed for his holistic and empathetic approach to elderly mental health care. With a profound belief in the comprehensive evaluation of mental health conditions, Dr. Rajkumar employs a biopsychosocial approach, ensuring a deep understanding of his patients’ needs. His practice is characterized by a combination of modern medication, therapy, and behavioral interventions, aimed at facilitating the best possible recovery for his patients.

Clinical Excellence and Innovations

Dr. Rajkumar is at the forefront of psychiatric innovation, utilizing cutting-edge devices and techniques such as Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT), Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS), Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS), and Ketamine Therapy. His expertise in these modalities enhances his capability to provide tailored and effective treatments for a variety of geriatric mental health conditions.

Comprehensive Services at Geri Care

In collaboration with Geri Care, Dr. Srinivas Rajkumar T offers a spectrum of psychiatric services including outpatient consultations, home visits by psychiatrists and psychologists, and emergency psychiatry services. This integrated approach ensures that comprehensive mental health support is accessible to the elderly in various settings.

Leadership and Advocacy

An esteemed leader and educator, Dr. Rajkumar has dedicated himself to promoting mental health literacy across different layers of society. Through partnerships with NGOs, educational institutions, technology companies, and media outlets, he has been instrumental in advancing mental health care interventions and awareness.

Specialized Geriatric Mental Health Care

Dr. Rajkumar specializes in addressing key geriatric mental health issues such as Elderly Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety, Sleep Disturbances, Addiction, Dementia, OCD, Schizophrenia, and Behavioral Issues. He emphasizes the importance of careful consideration of each patient’s psychiatric history, comorbidities, and existing medications to ensure personalized and effective treatment plans that adhere to the highest global standards.

Mind and Memory Clinic

To combat the underdiagnosis of dementia and other mental health conditions in the elderly, Dr. Srinivas has been instrumental in establishing the Mind and Memory Clinic. Here, Mental Health Professionals collaborate closely with Geriatricians to bridge the diagnostic and treatment gap, providing focused and sensitive care for patients receiving treatment for concurrent conditions.

Vision for Accessible Mental Health Care

Dr. Srinivas is driven by a vision to ensure the availability of high-quality mental health care at an affordable cost to every citizen. By developing elderly-friendly psychiatry evaluation processes and pioneering in the field of geriatric psychiatry, he is making significant strides towards achieving this goal, enhancing the lives of the elderly population in Chennai and beyond.