Dr Santosh Bangar

Department: Psychiatry

Designation: Senior Consultant - Mental Health & Psychiatry

Qualification: MD (Psy), MRCPsych (UK), CCT (UK), DCP (UK), DCN (UK), DPM

Dr Santosh Bangar is an internationally trained Geriatric Psychiatrist with rich experience of more than 20 years. He obtained the Second rank in MD (Psychiatry) at the University of Mumbai. His interests include various types of dementias, Neuropsychiatry and Liaison Psychiatry for senior citizens. He’s been an active participant in the weekly psychological formulation of challenging behavior in dementia and complex functional illnesses at The Mount, Leeds.

Along with being a celebrated psychiatrist and super-specialized in Geriatric (Older Adult) Psychiatry from the UK, he’s also been a teacher and an examiner for various renowned medical institutions. He specializes in memory problems, head injury, dementia, depression, sleep disorders, sexual problems, psychosis and Neuropsychiatric illness including Stroke, Epilepsy, Tourette’s syndrome and Delirium.

He’s been a part of several pieces of research and has had many papers on psychiatry, psychology, and related subjects published in international journals on Sleep Apnoea, Tourette’s Disorder, Epilepsy, and Delirium. He is also a peer reviewer for the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and is on the Editorial Board of the American Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medicine. He has presented his work at various national and international conferences where he rightfully received critical acclaim.


20 Years of Experience


  • Present

Consultant, Psychiatry at Global Hospitals, Mumbai

  • 31st July 2017 to 17th October 2017

Locum Consultant, East Brighton CMHC, Brighton General Hospital.

  • 13th July 2017 to 28th July 2017

Locum Consultant, Bluestone Unit, Craigavon Area Hospital, Portadown, Northern Ireland.

  • 21st June 2016 to 30th June 2017

Locum Consultant, City-wide Liaison Psychiatry, Memory clinic, and CMHT, York,

  • 4th April 2016 to 17th June 2016

Locum Consultant, Memory Services, Wakefield


  • Geriatric Psychiatrist
  • General Psychiatrist
  • Neuropsychiatrist
  • Liaison Psychiatrist


  • MMC
  • Indian Psychiatric Society
  • The Royal College of Psychiatrists (UK)
  • General Medical Council (UK)
  • Association of Medical Consultants



  • Second Rank, MD (Psychiatry) University of Mumbai – 2005
  • Merit, University of Leeds (UK), Diploma in Clinical Psychiatry
  • Membership of The Royal College of Psychiatrist, UK (MRCPsych)
  • Merit, Diploma in Clinical Neuropsychiatry, University of Birmingham (UK)


‘Women With Epilepsy: Clinically Relevant Issues’ published in Functional Neurology by Santosh Bangar, Abhishek Shastri, Hany El-Sayeh, and Andrea E. Cavanna.

‘Tourette’s Syndrome: Is There A Causal Link To Violence?’ published in the International Journal of Endorsing Health Science Research by Mehboob Yaqub, Yasir Akbar, and Santosh Bangar.

‘Obstructive Sleep Apnoea And Dementia: Is There A Link?’ published in the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry by Abhishek Shastri, Santosh Bangar, and John Holmes.

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