Dr. Vikas Deshmukh

M.B.B.S., D.P.M., M.D. Psychiatry
leading Neuropsychiatrist (Psychiatrist) , Sexologist in Vashi, Navi Mumbai

Dr. Vikas Deshmukh is a Consultant psychiatrist and Sexologist practicing in Vashi & Mavi Mumbai since the past 10 years.
He is the chief consultant at Manovikas Clinic,Vashi and as such it is his passion and energy that drives the workings of this clinic.
He has completed his Masters in Psychiatry (MD) from the esteemed Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College (Sion hospital). He is trained in Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT) and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) in addition to his formal psychiatric training. He was a finalist of the Torrent Young Scholar Award (TYSA) at the national level. He has presented numerous papers and posters at various psychiatric conferences, both regional and national.


  • M.D. in Psychiatry, LTMMC Hospital, Sion, Mumbai (2012)
  • Diploma in Psychological Medicine (D.P.M.), College of Physicians and Surgeons, Mumbai (2012)
  • Bachelor in Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S) from Government Medical College, Nanded (2006)


  • Residentin Psychiatry at LTMMC and LTMG Hospital (2008-2011)
  • Psychiatric Medical Officer at Cooper Hospital, Mumbai (2011 – 2012)
  • Post-graduate Resident Medical Officer in Psychiatry at BARC Hospital (2012 – 2014)
  • Assistant Professor in Psychiatry at Terna Medical College, Nerul (2014 – 2016)


  • Participated in a clinical drug trial “An open label comparative multicentric study to asess the efficacy and safety of Desvenlafaxine succinate extended release tablets in comparison with Venlafaxine hydrochlorideextended release capsules in patients suffering from Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)”- Nov. 2008 to Mar. 2009.
  • Co – investigator in the study “Appetite and Weight Loss in Chilodren With ADHD on Atomoxetine” (2011)
  • Principal investiagator in the study “Marriage and Schizophrenia” (2011-Thesis for MD)
  • Principal investigator in the study “QTc prolongation due to psychotropics” (2010)

Papers & Publications


  • Deshmukh V, Shah M, Bang A, Shah N, Desouza A.QTc prolongation & Psychotropic drugs.Indian Journal of Private Psychiatry Sept. 2010; 4(2):52-54. (principal author)
  • Bhagat A, Deshmukh V, Shah N, Desouza A. Appetite and weight loss in children on Atomoxetine therapy: an exploratory clinical study. International Journal of Contemporary Paediatrics 2016; 3(3):1041-1044 (co-author)
  • Deshmukh V, Deshmukh AB, Shah N, Sonavane S, Desouza A. Factors affecting marriage in Schizophrenia. Journal of Mental Health and Human Behaviour 2016; 21(2): 122-124 (principal author)’

Papers Presented

  • Co-author of the study “Study of the duration of untreated psychiatric illness and its effect on the outcome of psychiatric disorders and factors causing delay in treatment initiation” paper presentation in BPS (2009),
  • Principal author of the study “QTc prolongation may shorten life” at poster presentation ANCIPS (2010)
  • Co-author of the study “Audit of prescriptions received by patients of Bipolar Mood Disorders” at poster presentation ANCIPS (2010)
  • Principal author of the study “QTc prolongation may shorten life” at paper presentation BPS (2010)
  • Co-author of the study “Appetite and weight loss in children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder taking Atomoxetine” at paper presentation ANCIPS 2011 and BPS 2011
  • Principal author of the study “Marriage and Schizophrenia” at paper presentation BPS (2012)

Affiliation/ Key Memberships

  • Member of the Bombay Psychiatric Society (MBPS)
  • Member of the Indian Psychiatric Society (MIPS)