Dr Pravir Sharma MBBS, DPM, MSc in General Psychiatry, MRCPsych

Sharma Pravir
Job Title Consultant Psychiatrist
Speciality Mental Health Disorders
Sub Speciality Mental Health Disorders in the Elderly
General Adult Psychiatry
Special clinical interests  

Affective disorder, Alcohol related brain damage, Alzheimer's, Anxiety, Bi-polar disorder, Dementia, Depression, General adult psychiatry, Liaison psychiatry, Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), Old age psychiatry, Panic disorders, Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) , Psychopharmacology, Psychosexual, Psychosomatic illness, Schizophrenia

Current NHS and/or university posts  The Woodbourne Priory Hospital

Memory Assessment Service with MRI Scan and Prescribing for Dementia

Dr Sharma runs a comprehensive memory assessment service which includes an initial assessment, full investigations including an MRI scan, neuro-psychometric testing where indicated and appropriate psychological counselling for the patient and their family.

Medication is prescribed, where appropriate, for the treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease and difficult behaviours associated with it (and other dementias) and is monitored with regular follow-up appointments providing full and comprehensive management of complex psychological and behavioural problems associated with dementia.

Psychiatric Assessment

He also has a special interest in treatment resistant anxiety and depression illnesses.

Assessment for referring for Psychotherapy / counselling and other specialist psychological interventions while overseeing the progress of patients.

Assessment of Mental Capacity for Court of Protection, Power of Attorney and making Wills.

Assessment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and providing Medico Legal Reports to the Court.

Assessment of Alcohol use disorders.

Dr Sharma is known for his excellence “bedside” manners and a professionals relaxed approach for which he has received commendations from patients and relatives. He is of Indian origin and has had his Postgraduate specialisation in Psychiatry from UK.

He is available for consulting in the evenings, Saturday mornings in clinic or Home Visits.

Background Information

Professional profile  Dr Sharma is a Consultant in Psychiatry based in the West Midlands. He specialises in mental health disorders in the elderly and also has extensive experience of general adult psychiatry.

Dr Sharma runs a comprehensive memory assessment service which includes an initial assessment, full investigations including an MRI scan, neuro-psychometric testing where indicated and appropriate psychological counselling for the patient and their family.

He also has a special interest in treatment resistant anxiety and depressive illnesses and is able to assess and refer on to Clinical Psychology for further specialist psychological interventions while overseeing the progress of patients.

Contact Details

For booking appointments, please contact: Gayle Fitzgerald: 0121 434 4343 reception/ 0121 434 3103 (direct line) Gaylefitzgerald@priorygroup.co.uk.

Recommended links:  The Woodbourne Priory Hospital