Dr Kavitha Shankar

Dr Kavitha Shankar

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

Where we are

Dr Shankar completed her basic medical training at UNSW. She completed her psychiatric training in Melbourne and has been involved with both public and private psychiatric care.

She has broad clinical interests in general adult psychiatry and old age psychiatry with a special interest in pain management. She has previously worked at the Monash Health Pain Clinic as a Consultant Psychiatrist.

Dr Shankar is also trained in neurostimulation techniques including ECT and TMS, both of which are offered at St John of God Pinelodge Clinic.

Dr Shankar consults and admits at St John of God Pinelodge Clinic. She also works in the Pain Clinic at The Kingston Centre, Monash Health.

Dr Shankar is happy to work with General Practitioners, Pain Specialists and other Allied Health specialists as part of multidisciplinary pain management.

Specialties:
  • Psychiatry

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

Special Interests:
Pain management, Old age psychiatry

  • BSc
  • MBBS
  • FRANZCP

Telehealth consultations: Yes

Treats Children: No

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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