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Dr. Deepti Kukreja

Consultant Psychiatrist
Mental Health (Psychiatry, Psychology & Emotional Counselling)

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  • Wed: 6 PM to 8 PM
  • Fri: 6 PM to 8 PM

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Brief Profile

It has been my good fortune to train and work for many years in internationally known centers of excellence in psychiatry at Christian Medical College, Vellore; VIMHANS, Delhi; Safdarjung Hospital, Delhi; Max Hospital, Delhi; and the University Hospital of Lausanne, Switzerland, along with research and administrative experience at the World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

With a very broad range of clinical and academic experience as a psychiatrist for more than eight years, I now focus primarily on treating patients and consulting with other mental health professionals dealing with complex cases. I continue to lecture on mental health and related issues in many different settings, but my true passion remains the work I do with patients and their families. I became a psychiatrist to help you and others who are suffering needlessly with highly treatable mental illnesses.


  • MBBS, Christian Medical College, Vellore
  • DPM, Christian Medical College, Vellore
  • DNB (Psychiatry), National Board of Examinations, New Delhi


  • Max Hospital, Delhi: Sept 2016-Feb 2017
  • University Hospital of Lausanne, Switzerland: Feb 2011 - June 2017
  • World Health Organisation, Geneva, Switzerland: July 2011 - Jun 2016
  • VIMHANS, New Delhi : July 2009-June 2010
  • Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi: August 2008 - June 2009

Awards and Achievements

  • Florence Nichols Prize for Best Outgoing Student in Psychiatry
  • First Certificate of Honour in Biochemistry
  • Second Certificate of Honour in Anatomy, Physiology, Community Medicine, Ophthalmology, Paediatrics


  • Indian Medical Association
  • IPA

Research and Publications

  • Indian J Med Res 142, December 2015, Delirium in the elderly: current problems with increasing geriatric age: DeeptiKukreja , Ulf Günther& Julius Popp
  • Mental Health of Older Adults, Addressing A GROWING CONCERN, the WHO Fact sheet on Mental Health in Older Adults
  • Relationships Between Personality Characteristics and Csf Biomarkers Of Alzheimer's Pathology: Kukreja D, Donati A, 
Jaaidi L, von Gunten A, Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association; 2014 :10; 4 ; 686 .
  • Poster Presentation at the 17th European Conference on Personality, 2014; Switzerland: Relationships between personality characteristics and CSF markers of Alzheimer's pathology
  • Poster Presentation at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference, July 2014, Copenhagen: Relationships between personality characteristics and CSF markers of Alzheimer's pathology
  • Interaction between personality traits and CSF biomarkers modulates cognitive performance: D Tautvydaitė, D Kukreja, JP Antonietti, H Henry, A von Gunten, and J Popp (Alzheimer's Research & Therapy, 2017: 9:6)

Speciality Interest

  • Geriatric Psychiatry, Consultation Liaison Psychiatry

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