Dr Aarohee Desai-Gupta is a highly accomplished, compassionate and approachable Consultant Psychiatrist based in North London.
She has a track record of delivering high standards of clinical care and treatment to patients under her service for over a decade.
She currently works as a Visiting Consultant Psychiatrist specialising in General Adult Psychiatry at the Priory Hospital, North London and also runs an Acute Adult In-patient Unit- at the Priory Hospital in Enfield. In her current position, she typically sees Adults with the following mental health conditions:
- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
- Mood disorders - bipolar disorder, depression and anxiety
- Anxiety Spectrum Disorders- OCD, PTSD, Panic Disorder and PhobiasPsychotic disorders - schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorders
- Personality disorders
- Mental Illnesses due to co-morbid alcohol and illicit drug use
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She is a Health Assessor and Medical Supervisor with the General Medical Council since 2019. In this role, she conducts assessments for doctors with mental health problems.
Dr Desai-Gupta was an Associate Medical Director (Interim: 2017-18 & 2019-20) within NELFT NHS Foundation Trust. She has been a Consultant Psychiatrist within NHS since 2012 where she worked within different types of Community Mental Health Teams and gained extensive experience looking after patients with a range of acute and chronic, complex, enduring and treatment-resistant mental health problems, who often posed a risk to themselves or others. She ran special sessions for Assessment and Treatment for patients with ADHD, for those with Dual Diagnoses and those experiencing first-episode of Psychotic illness
She is an experienced trainer in Psychiatry, was an Educational Supervisor for Psychiatric trainees and a Medical Student Tutor and Examiner with the Universities of London and Manchester. She is the founder of the ‘In-Sync’ multi-professional simulation training program in Psychiatry run within NELFT NHS Foundation Trust – aimed at bridging the gap between physical and mental health care which was awarded ‘Innovative Training of the year 2017’ by University College London Partners (UCLP).
Dr Desai-Gupta is registered as a media spokesperson with the Royal College of Psychiatrists since 2010. She has in this role, provided honorary expert guidance on various psychiatric topics to media professionals.
Dr Desai-Gupta is particularly interested in helping Adults with ADHD, patients from Ethnic Minority Groups and Women with Mental Health Problems.