I aim to establish a good therapeutic alliance as that is the key to successful outcomes and is best developed by a collaborative approach. I prefer management to be holistic - combining psychological and pharmacological treatments.
Dr Sadgun Bhandari is a general adult psychiatrist with extensive experience as a consultant psychiatrist in the NHS since 1999. He has worked in a range of settings including outpatient, inpatient and community settings, both in London and currently in Hertfordshire.
He has expertise in diagnosing and treating the full range of psychiatric disorders, including mood disorders such as depression and bipolar disorder, anxiety and panic disorder, OCD, phobias, psychosis, schizophrenia and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Dr Bhandari has a keen interest in teaching and training and has been teaching on the University College London Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (MRCPsych) training programme for the past over 20 years. He has also contributed chapters on psychopathology to a popular textbook of psychiatry, currently in its third edition.
Dr Bhandari was actively involved in the activities of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and has in the past been elected to the General Adult Faculty Executive Committee and was the chair of the Eastern Division of the Royal College of Psychiatrists from 2013 to 2017, and was involved in running successful academic programmes.
Dr Bhandari has practicing privileges at Priory Hospital North London.
Dr Bhandari completed his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) in India and then completed a DPM at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences and MD at the Central Institute of Psychiatry in India. In the UK he completed his higher training in the Royal London Hospital training scheme.
- Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) (India)
- Diplomate of the National Board of Examiners (India)
- DPM (India)
- Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (FRCPsych) (2013)
- MD (India)
- Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (MRCPsych) (1994)