Dr. Vishal A Sawant

MD (Psychiatry)
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Practising Since : 2000

Dr. Vishal A Sawant is a Consultant Psychiatrist practicing in the city of Mumbai. He is Honorary Psychiatrist at Dr. RN Cooper Municipal Hospital & Medical College. He is also a Director of the Mindcare Institute in Bhiwandi, Thane. His consultation can also be sought at MindCare Clinic in Bandra (West), and Guru Nanak Hospital in Bandra (East).

Dr. Vishal Sawant has been in practice for more than 15 years. His special interest areas include mood disorders, schizophrenia,... [+]

Drug Trial: "Sertraline vs Fluoxetine: A double-blind comparison". BYL Nair Charitable Hospital, Mumbai. [Research Officer]
A total of 20 patients were randomised in the study and a double-blind comparison between Fluoxetine and Sertraline was studied.
Clinical Trial: A six-week, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel group, multi-centre, Phase IIb study to determine the efficacy, safety and tolerability of low and high non-overlapping dose ranges of BL-1020 compared to placebo and Risperidone in patients with acute exacerbations of schizophrenia. [Principal Investigator]
Clinical Trial: Efficacy and safety of Agomelatine with flexible dose (25 mg/day with blinded potential adjustment at 50 mg) given orally for 8 weeks in Indian outpatients with Major Depressive Disorder. A randomised double-blind national multicentric study with parallel groups, versus sertraline (50 mg/day with blinded potential adjustment at 100 mg). [Principal Investigator]
Paper Presentation: "Stress in college students" [Co-Author]. 40th Annual Conference of the Bombay Psychiatric Society. 1998. Won Dr. LP Shah Award for Best Paper.

Paper Presentation: "Sertraline in Depression - A double-blind comparison trial with Fluoxetine" [Author]. 51st Annual Conference of the Indian Psychiatric Society & Indo-British-American Symposium. Bhubaneswar, Jan 1999.

Paper Presentation: "Stress in professional college students" [Author]. Scientific meeting of BYL Nair Charitable Hospital Staff / Society. Mumbai, Feb 1999.

Coverage in DNA: Experience during relief work for Nepal earthquake disaster recovery. May 10, 2015. Read the original article at http://goo.gl/B5EF36 or click below for extracted PDF.
Coverage in the Times of India: Nepal grapples with mental upheaval. May 10, 2015. Read the original article at http://goo.gl/Z18XDw or click below for extracted PDF.
Coverage in Mid-Day: Mumbai team provides psychiatric succour to Nepal earthquake victims. May 10, 2015. Read the original article at http://goo.gl/ZLPEkm or click below for extracted PDF.
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