Dr. Virupaksha H. S.
DPM, MD (NIMHANS) Psychiatry

20 Years Experience




English, Kannada, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam


Virupaksha Shanmugam Harave, a gold medallist in DPM Psychiatry and MD- Psychiatry from one of the prestigious psychiatry training Institute, National Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) Bangalore, India.

Dr.Virupaksha is currently a Consultant in the Department of Psychiatry, Ramaiah Medical college & Hospitals, Bangalore, Consultant psychiatrist in Ramaiah Memorial Hospital and works as an external consultant Counsellor for UNICEF, India. He has also worked with multiple NGOs in India.

Field of Expertise

  • Schizophrenia
  • Psychotherapy
  • Neuroimaging
  • Addiction
  • School mental health
  • Transgender mental health


  • Apart from having multiple publications and providing research guidance, he has also won many awards for his academic and clinical excellence including the Best Outgoing Student Award in DPM in NIMHANS.
  • The Young Psychiatrist Fellowship in the World Psychiatric Association international congress in Germany ICMR international travel grant The Best Doctor in Patient Care at Ramaiah Medical College to name a few.