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Dr. Rajesh Maniar

Dr. Rajesh Maniar

Dr. Rajesh Maniar

Dr. Rajesh Maniar
M.D (Psychiatry), D.P.M
rajesh.maniar@gipshospital.com
+91 8448108108

  • Designation : Director & Psychiatrist
  • Former Professor of Psychiiatry, NHL Muni. Medical College & V.S. Gen. Hospital, Ahmedabad.
  • First to get M.D (Psychiatry) degree from B.J Medical College, Ahmedabad
  • Past President IPS-WZB & IPS-GSB
  • Recipient of I.M Desai Oration Award of IPS-GSB
  • Areas of Interest include Adult Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, Neuro Psychiatry, Psychopharmacology

 DR. RAJESH C MANIAR 

Date of Birth : MARCH 06, 1953 

Address: GIPS Corporate OPD , 1st Floor, Dev Complex, Parimal Garden, Ahmedabad – 380006 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANISATION ACTIVITIES

➢ Managing Committee Member of Ahmedabad Medical Association for 3  years. 

➢ President, Gujarat Psychiatric Society (State Level Body) 1981-82. 

➢ Honorary Secretary, Indian Psychiatric Society (Western Zonal Branch) 1983- 

  1. ➢ Joint Organizing Secretary, 20th Zonal Conference, Indian Psychiatric Society 

(West Zone) Held at Junagadh, Gujarat; Oct-1986. 

➢ Zonal Representative to Central Council, Indian Psychiatric Society; 1989-92. 

➢ Chair Person, Constitutional Subcommittee, India Psych. Soc. (Western Zonal 

Branch) 1993-97. 

➢ President Elect. Indian Psychiatric Society (Western Zonal Branch) 1996-97. 

➢ President, Indian Psychiatric Society (Western Zonal Branch) 1997-98. 

➢ Chairperson, Legal Cell Subcommittee, Indian Psych. Soc. (Western Zonal 

Branch) 1999-2003. 

➢ Chairperson C.M.E. Subcommittee, Indian Psych. Society (Western Zonal 

Branch) 2003-2005. ➢ Co-Chairman; 14th Annual Conference of IAPP held at Ahmedabad in 2013. 

➢ Life Fellow, Indian Psychiatric Society. 

➢ Life Fellow, Indian Association of Geriatric Mental Health. 

➢ Life Fellow, Indian Association of Sex Educators, Counsellors and Therapists. 

➢ Life Member, Indian Academy of Medical Specialities. 

➢ Life Member, Indian Medical Association. 

➢ Life Fellow, Indian Psychiatric Society, Gujarat State Branch. 

➢ Corresponding Member, American Psychiatric Society. 

PAPERS 

(A) PAPERS READ 

(1) ‘Prevalence of Psychiatric Disorders in Ahmedabad – An Epidemiological Study’ at 32nd Annual Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society, held at 

Bangalore in December 1979. (2) ‘Parental Deprivation in Childhood and Adult Depression’ at 33rd Annual 

Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society, held at Ahmedabad in 

December 1980. (3) ‘Hypnosis in Psychiatric Disorders’ at 1st National Congress of Hypnosis 

and Psychosomatic Medicine, held at Ahmedabad in December 1984. 

(4) ‘Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome – A Case Report and Review of Literature’ at 20th Annual Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society (West 

Zone), held at Jungadh in October, 1989. 

(5) Evaluation of a Suicidal patient with special emphasis on Risk Factors” at 21st Annual Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society (West Zone), held at 

Goa in October, 1990. 

(6) ‘The mis-concepts of the family about schizophrenic illness’ at 21st Annual 

Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society (West Zone), held at Goa in 

October, 1990. (7) ‘Burden on family of a Schizophrenic Patient’ at 21st Annual Conference of 

Indian Psychiatric Society (West Zone), held at Goa in October 1990. (8) ‘Cognitive Impairment in Schizophrenia’ at 21st Annual Conference of 

Indian Psychiatric Society (West Zone), held at Goa in October 1990. (9) ‘Newer Antianxiety Drugs’ at 22nd Annual Conference of Indian Psychiatric 

Society (West Zone), held at Nasik in September 1991. (10) ‘Sexual side-effects of the Drugs’ at 1st Gujarat State Conference of 

Indian Medical Association, College of General Practitioners, held at 

Ahmedabad in June 1996 (11) ‘Sleep Disorders’ at 27th Annual Conference of Indian Psychiatric 

Society (West Zone), held at Aurangabad in October 1996. (12) ‘Genetic Counselling in Psychiatric Practice’ at 28th Annual Conference 

of Indian Psychiatric Society (West Zone) held at Devka, Daman in 

October 1997. 

(13) ‘Art of Psychiatric Practice’ at Annual Conference of Indian Psychiatric 

Society, Gujarat State, held at Panchmarhi in August 1998. 

(14) ‘Endocrinology & Psychiatric’ at CME of Ind. Psych. Society (GSB) held 

at Ahmedabad in July 1999. 

(15) ‘Sociodemography of Social Anxiety in School going Adolescents’: at 56th Annual Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society, held at Mysore in 

January 2014. (16) ‘A study of Burnout Syndrome in Indian Setting’ at 56th Annual 

Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society, held at Mysore in January 2004. 

(B) PAPER PUBLISHED 

(1) ‘Prevalence of Psychiatric Disorders in Ahmedabad – An Epidemiological 

Study’ – Indian Journal of Psychiatry (1981) 22 (4) – 384-389 

(2) Fifty years of Psychiatry in India – Archives of Indian Psychiatry (Journal of 

IPS-WZB) Vol.4 (1) Oct 1998. 

(3) ‘A Study on inter-relationship of Psychiatric illness & physical illness in 

Psychiatric in-patients of a tertiary care hospital’ – Indian Journal of Private 

Psychiatry (IAPP) – 2012 – 6(i) – 36-40. 

(4) Wrote an Article of Genetic Counselling in Psychiatry in a booklet on 

Biological Psychiatry – published by IPS-WZB in 1998. 

(C) WORKSHOP ATTENDED AND PARTICIPATED 

(1) Attended and Participated in More than 50 Public Lectures on Psychiatric 

Disorders & Mental Health. 

(2) Workshop on “Working the Therapeutic Community” with Dr. Alan Wilson, 

Consultant Psychiatrist, Carel Hospital, London, held at Ahmedabad in 

March 1979. 

(3) Workshop on ‘Teaching of Psychiatry to Undergraduate Medical Students’ 

held at Ahmedabad in January, 1980. 

(4) Resource Person in more than 50 Workshops by IMA, IPS-GSB, IPS-WZB 

& IAPP. 

POST – GRADUATE EXAMINERSHIP 

(1) Examiner for Diploma in Psychological Medicine from 1988 at Gujarat 

University, South Gujarat University and University of Bombay. 

(2) Examiner for M.D. (Psychological Medicine) from 1989 at Gujarat 

University, M.S. University, South Gujarat University and University of 

Bombay. 

RESEARCH PROJECT 

(1) Prevalence of Psychiatric illness in Urban Area – in 1976-78. 

(2) GO-3315-A, a minor tranquillizer – Double Blind drug trial in 1976-77. 

(3) Comparison of Fluoxamine & Imipramine in Depression – A drug trial in 

2000-2001. 

(4) Comparison of Fluoxamine & Clomipramine in O.C.D. – A drug trial in 

2000-2001. 

(5) Comparison of Reboxetine & Fluoxetin in Depression – A double blind 

drug trial in 2003. 

(6) Comparison of Duloxetine & Fluoxetin in Depression – A drug trial in 2003- 

(7) Study of BMS-820836 in Treatment Resistant Depression. 

(8) Roche Schizophrenia Study. 

(9) Study of Cariprazine in Mania. 

(10) Study of Cariprizine in Acute Schizophrenia. 

(11) Study of Cariprizine in Prevention of relapse of Schizophrenia. 

(12) Study of Tolerability & Pharmacokinetics of Cariprazine in 

Schizophrenia. 

(13) Study of Aripiprazole in Depression. 

(14) Study of Aripiprazole in Mania. 

CLINICAL DRUG TRIALS 

(1) Principal Investigator in Clinical Drug Trial 

➢ Phase – II : 1 Trial 

➢ Phase – III : 12 Trails 

➢ Phase IV : 6 Trials 

EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES 

(1) Awarded ’B’ Certification of NCC in January 1970 by Ministry of Defence, 

Govt. of India. 

(2) Awarded Certificate of merit for Elocution Competition held at B.J. Medical 

College, Ahmedabad in 1973. 

(3) Stood First in Carrom Championship Competition held at B.J. Medical 

College, Ahmedabad in 1973. 

SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENTS: 

(1) Director & Chairman of Gujarat Institute of Psychological Sciences (GIPS); 

A Multispecialty Psychiatry Institute, First of its Kind in Western India. 

(2) Established Group Practice in Psychiatry; First of its Kind in Western India 

in 2007. 

(3) Honorary Managing Trustee in B.M. Institute of Mental Health, 

Ahmedabad, Gujarat. 

(4) Recipient of I.M.Desai Oration Award of IPS-GSB in 2010. 

(5) First to get M.D. Degree from B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat; 

(A prestigious Medical College of Gujarat). 

(6) Co-Author in A.V.Shah Best Paper Award of IPS-WZB in 2013. 

(7) Resource Person in more than 50 Workshops by I.M.A. – Ahmedabad, 

IPS – GSB; IPS – WZB & IAPP. 

(8) Faculty in More than 30 CMEs by IMA – Ahmedabad; IPS – GSB; IPS – 

WZB & IAPP. 

(9) Attended more than 50 Annual Conferences of IMA; IPS – GSB; IPS – 

WZB & IAPP. 

(10) More than 30 years of Teaching Experience at NHL Municipal Medical 

College & K.M.School of P.G.Medicine & Research, Ahmedabad, Gujarat. 

(11) Judge for last 12 years in Torrent Young Scholar’s Award (TYSA) 

Competition. 

(12) Judge for Award Papers in IPS-GSB & IPS-WZB Competition. 

SPECIAL AREAS OF INTEREST 

(1) Psychopharmacology 

(2) Teaching Psychiatry to U.G. & P.G. Medical Students 


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