Professional Positions & Responsibilities

Assistant Surgeon /Medical Officer-MBBS

J&K Government Health Services.

Post-Graduate Scholar Anesthesia

Government Medical College (GMC), Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India.

Registrar / Senior Resident Anesthesia and Critical Care

Government Medical College (GMC), Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India.

During this period of training learnt and practiced anesthesia in tertiary care medical college hospital i.e GMC Srinagar.

Post Graduate Scholar Psychiatry

Government Medical College (GMC), Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India.

The most hardworking period of my life working nearly 100 hours a week. Learned the theoretical and practical aspects of psychiatry, was given thesis work on psychiatric morbidity in amputees. Worked under the tutelage of and guidance of Professor Mushtaq. A. Margoob renowned psychiatrist and disaster/trauma expert southeast Asia.

Registrar / Senior Resident Psychiatry

SKIMS Medical College Bemina, Srinagar.

During this period of training all ward work including IPD , OPD services , counseling and administrative skills learned and practiced in tertiary care medical college

MD Psychiatry (Assistant Surgeon)

JK Health Services , Kashmir

Senior Consultant Psychiatrist

Government Health Department, J&K

Working as Senior Consultant Psychiatry in the Department of Health and family welfare government of J&K. Head and in charge of psychiatry unit of general hospital of district hospital catering to a population of nearly a million people. Dealing with all mental health issues including OPD services. Involved in planning and future development of the infrastructure and education. Also a member of standing district disability board. Continuing with publications and presentations of research papers in journals and conferences.

Other Positions

  • Full time private practice of psychiatry beyond office hours as permitted under government regulations.
  • Honorary voluntary member SAWAB (Community Mental Health Service and Research Unit ) under voluntary Medicare Society, J&k with registration number 130 of 1970.
  • Mental health educator to leading schools of Kashmir under school mental health program
  • Rural mental health services as per roster.