Mangaluru: Dr Kiran Kumar elected president of Indian Psychiatry Society Karnataka chapter

Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru
With Inputs from Media Release

Mangaluru, Oct 10: Dr P K Kiran Kumar, professor and former head of the department of psychiatry, A J Institute of Medical Sciences here, has been elected president of Indian Psychiatry Society Karnataka chapter for the year 2021-22. The election was held during KANCIPS-21, the annual conference of IPS-KC at Father Muller Medical College, Mangaluru.


Dr Kiran received his MBBS degree from the prestigious KMC, Mangaluru and went on to complete his MD degree in psychiatry at KMC, Manipal. He is practising psychiatry for the past 22 years and is also the consultant psychiatrist at his own establishment A K Neuropsychiatry and Counseling Center, Highland and Maryhill.

Dr Kiran has been doing community service by conducting various mental health camps in and around Mangaluru.

He is also the medical director of Nalapad Rehabilitation Centre, Kasargod and Kiran Rehabilitation, Mangaluru.

Dr P K Kiran Kumar belongs to the renowned cloth merchant family of Dakshina Kannada, P K Dooja Poojari textiles.

As the president of IPS-KC, Dr Kiran aims at conducting mental health awareness programs and implementation of helpline facilities in order to ensure and provide easy accessibility of mental health care to remote areas of every district of Karnataka state.

He also intends to break the stigma associated with mental health illness in collaboration with the mass media.





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  • Mr & Mrs Roven Dsouza and Daniel, Mangalore

    Tue, Oct 12 2021

    Congratulations to you Dr Kiran. Appreciate the good work you are doing,especially your love and concern for the children of saanidhya and all such institutions. Stay blessed.

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  • Ali, Dxb

    Mon, Oct 11 2021

    Good doctor

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  • Joel D'Souza, Windsor Manor, Highlands, Mangalore

    Mon, Oct 11 2021

    Congratulations dear Doctor. Prestigious, well-earned and well-deserved honor to a gentle and noble person. May the Karnataka chapter touch the high watermark under your watch. Next and soon, the the President of Indian Psychiatry Society. All the best Doctor.

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  • Francis, Mangalore

    Mon, Oct 11 2021

    Dr Kiran good doctor

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  • Dr Kusuma Kumari Gunji MBBS DGO, Nellore/Kodyadka

    Mon, Oct 11 2021

    COngraglations sir!!

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  • Ben D'Souza Prabhu, Mangalore, Bombay Bandra now in Canada

    Mon, Oct 11 2021

    Congrats and Good Luck to you our dear Dr Kiran Kumar. You really deserve this elevation. Do Good and show your skills and show your Worth to those who were somewhat doubtful of your placement. THANK YOU DEAR FRIEND !!!

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  • Hyacinth pinto, Bajpe

    Sun, Oct 10 2021

    Congratulations Sir. All of us at Jeevanidhi Treatment and Rehabilitation Centre are very happy for you and specially to to knowledge your selfless free consultancy to our Centre.

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  • Dr. Thomas Scaria, Mangalore

    Sun, Oct 10 2021

    Congratulations Dr. Kiran! All the best to your continued services on mental health.

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  • Prashanth Poojary, Mangalore

    Sun, Oct 10 2021

    Congrats dear Mr Dr. Kiran. Stay blessed with much more success in your life ahead.

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  • Rajesh, Mangalore

    Sun, Oct 10 2021

    Congratulations to you brother, appreciated your hard work

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  • Dr.Antony and Patricia Mathias, Falnir, Mangalore

    Sun, Oct 10 2021

    Congratulations Dr. Kiran! Wishing you all the best for the future

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