Dr. Darpan Kaur is a Mumbai-based Psychiatrist. She completed her postgraduate training from Christian Medical College, Vellore, for the Diplomate of National Board (DNB) examination in Psychiatry. Earlier, she obtained the MBBS degree from MGM Medical College, Navi Mumbai.

Dr. Darpan Kaur is a consulting psychiatrist and founder/director of the Satguru Mind Care Centre, Mumbai. She envisioned the need for providing comprehensive mental health services under a single roof. The centre... [+]

Testimonials

Accreditation

  • Life Fellow, Indian Child and Adolescent Mental Health.
  • Life Fellow, Indian Association of Private Psychiatry.
  • Life Member, Indian Psychiatric Society.
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Recognition

  • AS Johnson Gold Medal Prize in Schizophrenia. Christian Medical College, Vellore.

    2010

  • Early Career Psychiatrist Fellowship Award. NIMHANS (Bangalore) and Ramamoorthy Foundation.

    Dec 2012

  • Best Free Paper. For research work on risk factors in somatoform and dissociative disorders in children and adolescents. The South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation in Psychiatry. SAARC Psychiatry Federation, Mysore.

    Dec 2013

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Research

A case control study to assess risk factors associated with dissociative and somatoform disorders in children and adolescents. [Primary Investigator]. (Completed).
Medical student's knowledge, attitude, spirituality and altruism towards solid organ donation. [Primary Investigator]. (Completed).
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Publications

Article
Factors Associated with Organ Donation. Kaur D, Ajinkya S. North American Journal of Medical Sciences. 2012; 4(10):514-515. doi:10.4103/1947-2714.102011. Description: The article describes various factors associated with organ donation such as knowledge, attitudes, perceptions, and beliefs of health care professionals toward organ donation.
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Spirituality and religion in modern medicine. Kaur D, Ajinkya S. Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine. 2012; 34:399-402. Description: The article highlights the interface of spirituality and mental health in the care giving of patients with terminal illnesses and chronic medical conditions.
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Media

Docs need to be autism aware. DNA Mumbai Edition. Description: Dr. Darpan Kaur, Child and adolescent psychiatrist was invited for a panel discussion: Support for Autistic Individuals. SAI Connections, Mumbai. It was covered in DNA, Mumbai edition. 
Out with the In-Laws. Description: Dr. Darpan Kaur, Consulting Psychiatrist, Fortis Hiranandani Hospital, comments and opinion solicited by Economic Times. "Clear communication between man and wife is important, with boundaries set within the family. Since it is not possible to change others, change your way of coping with people who are difficult," says Dr. Kaur. http://goo.gl/009Ww7
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Training

MBBS: Mahatma Gandhi Mission's Medical College, Navi Mumbai. 2006.
DNB (Psychiatry): Christian Medical College, Vellore. 2009.
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