Dr Vineet Kumar

Dr Vineet Kumar

  • Psychiatry
Hospitals
St John of God Pinelodge Clinic Consulting Suites
St John of God Pinelodge Clinic, 1480 Heatherton Road
Dandenong 3175 VIC
03 8793 9333
03 8793 9330

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Dr Vineet Kumar graduated from medical school in Kolkata, India, and followed this with post graduate training in psychiatry.

Dr Kumar migrated to Australia in 2012 and worked in various clinical settings across Melbourne including rotation as GP Liaison Registrar, community mental health clinics, inpatient units, emergency mental health, prevention and recovery care services and community care units. In 2018 he attained his Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (FRANZCP).

Dr Kumar works in both public mental health and private practice. He holds positions of consultant psychiatrist and Director of ECT at Latrobe Regional Hospital, Traralgon. 

His academic roles include training psychiatry registrars and medical student, conducting Evidence Based Psychiatry Tutorials and he is an adjunct senior lecturer with Monash University. 

Dr Kumar has had more than 20 publications in various peer reviewed journals. His research includes work on a WHO sponsored project aimed at empowering primary care physicians to diagnose and manage psychiatric disorders.

Specialties:
  • Psychiatry

Sub-Specialties:
  • Addictions medicine - drug and alcohol
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Mood disorders
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Pain management
  • Perinatal mental health
  • Personality disorders
  • Psychotic disorders
  • Trauma

Special Interests:
Anxiety disorders, neurostimulation

  • MBBS
  • MD
  • FRANZCP
  • Bengali
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi

Telehealth consultations: Yes

Treats Children: No

St John of God Pinelodge Clinic Consulting Suites
St John of God Pinelodge Clinic, 1480 Heatherton Road
Dandenong 3175 VIC
03 8793 9333
03 8793 9330

Where we are

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