Dr. Chandra Shekar Gupta  

Consultant- Dept. of  Psychiatrist & Deaddiction Specialist


Dr. Gupta, an alumnus of Sawai Man Singh Medical College, Jaipur and Vidyasagar Institute of Mental Health & Neurosciences (VIMHANS), New Delhi; one of the few tertiary care neuropsychiatry institutes, has worked closely with Dept of Mood Disorder-Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia (USA), National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre (NDDTC), Dept of Psychiatry, AIIMS, New Delhi, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt of India, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt of India, and Social Welfare Dept, Govt of NCT, Delhi.

Along with processing the required clinical skills at VIMHANS for prevention, screening, and treatment for psychological and addiction-related problems, he has actively been involved in research, skill development and implementation of national policies to fight against mental illnesses & drug menace in the country.

Having expertise in psychotropic medications, he has a firm belief in psychotherapy, nutritional therapy, yoga, meditation, and positive thinking. His core areas of interest are the treatment of psychological disorders, drug addiction, accelerated detoxification, drug treatment rehabilitation, and dual diagnosis. In a decade of clinical experience, he has seen patients across the age, gender, culture, and socio-economic background.


DNB (Psychiatry), M.B.B.S.


  • Visiting Psychiatrist, Juvenile Justice Homes, MSJE, Govt of Delhi, New Delhi

  • Consultant psychiatry and drug deaddiction at Tulasi Psychiatry and Rehabilitation Centre, Mehrauli, New Delhi

  • Programme officer, OST-IDU-TI, NACO, Ministry of health and family welfare, Govt of India, New Delhi

  • Coordinator, National Technical Training Centre, implementation of Opioid Substitution Therapy (Buprenorphine and Methadone) for Injecting Drug Users, at NDDTC, AIIMS, New Delhi

  • Senior Resident, Dept of Psychiatry, VIMHANS, New Delhi

  • DNB (Psychiatry): VIMHANS, New Delhi

  • Junior Resident, Dept of Psychiatry, G. B. Pant Hospital, New Delhi.

  • Research Associate, Dept. Of psychiatry, TJU, Philadelphia, U.S.A.

  • Junior Resident, Dept of Community Medicine, AIIMS, New Delhi, India.

  • Junior Resident, Dept of Emergency Medicine, AIIMS, New Delhi, India.

  • Junior Resident, Dept of Psychiatry, IHBAS New Delhi.


  • Behavior & Psychological Problems

  • Depression, Anxiety, Phobic Disorder

  • Addiction & Related Behavior Problems


  • Hindi

  • English


Medipulse, E-4, MIA, Basni-II, Jodhpur - 342005 (Raj.)
E-Mail Address: drcspsychiatry@gmail.com
Mobile No.: 8800485643


  • Pattanayak S, Gupta CS. Assessment of Pathways to Care in Psychotic Patients Presenting At a Psychiatric Clinic in an Indian City. Asian Journal of Psychiatry 4S1 (2011), 585

  • Naik SK, Pattanayak S, Gupta CS, Pattanayak RD. Help seeking behaviours among caregivers of schizophrenia and other psychotic patients: A hospital-based study in two geographically and culturally distinct Indian cities, Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine, 2012 (accepted)

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