Psychiatrist in Kolkata

Dr Debanjan Banerjee

MD, DNB, MD (Psychiatry), DM (Geriatric Psychiatry), Fellow (Sexual Medicine).- MBBS (Gold Medalist, West Bengal University of Health Sciences) -MD Psychiatry (NIMHANS, Bangalore) -DM Geriatric Psychiatry (NIMHANS, Bangalore) -Fellow in Sexual Medicine (JSS Medical College and Hospital, JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research, Mysuru)

Work Experience

10 yrs+

Registration No

WBMC 67293


English, বাংলা, हिंदी


Apollo Multispecialty Hospitals

Speciality And Areas Of Interest

-       Women’s mental health

-       Old age psychiatry

-       Pain management

-       Psychosexual health

-       Dementia and other memory problems

-       Neuropsychiatry

Work Experience

  • Consultant Neuropsychiatrist, Kolkata (2021 – Present)
  • DM Geriatric Psychiatry Senior Resident, NIMHANS, Bangalore (2018 – 2021)
  • Post-MD General Psychiatry Senior Resident, NIMHANS, Bangalore (2016 – 2018)
  • MD Psychiatry Junior Resident, NIMHANS, Bangalore (2013 – 2016)
  • General Physician, Private Practice, Kolkata (2012 – 2013)
  • House Physician in Psychiatry, Calcutta National Medical College (2011 – 2012)


Awards and Achievements

-       World Psychiatric Association (WPA) Early Career Fellowship Award 2021

-       World Association of Social Psychiatry (WASP) Asia Pacific Congress Best Research Award 2020

-       KC Dubey Award, Indian Psychiatric Society (IPS) 2019

-       ARDSI Dementia Conference Best Research Award, 2018

-       ICMR Young Scientist Travel Award, 2019

Gandhi Fellowship Award, 2018

Research and Publications

-       100+ indexed publications in national and international journals

-       20+ chapters in reputed books

-       Regular columnist for the Telegraph, the New Indian Express, the Indian Express

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Professional Memberships and Certifications


  • Qualitative Research in mental health (International Society of Qualitative Research)
  • Psychosexual Medicine (South Asian Society of Sexual Medicine)
  • Psychosocial management of dementia (Alzheimer’s Disease International)

 Professional Memberships-

-       Vice Chair, Advocacy and Public Awareness Committee, International Psychogeriatric Association (IPA)

-       Life Member, International Psychogeriatric Association (IPA)

-       Convenor, Early Career Psychiatry Sub-committee, SAARC Psychiatric Federation (SPF)

-       Convenor, Task Force on AI and Machine Learning, Indian Psychiatric Society (IPS) 2022 – 2023

-       Life Fellow, Indian Psychiatric Society (IPS)

-       Life Member, Section of Old Age Psychiatry (SOAP) and Psychiatry & Human Sexuality Section, WPA

-       Life Fellow, Indian Association of Social Psychiatry (IASP)

-       Life Fellow, Indian Association of Geriatric Mental Health (IAGMH)




-       Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Psychosexual Health (SAGE)

-       Associate Editor, Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease (JAD)

-       Assistant Editor, Indian Journal of Social Psychiatry (IASP)

Guest Editor, Consortium Psychiatricum

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