Assembling Pieces to Peace
"Our aim is to bridge the gap between various service providers for mental health like psychiatrists, psychologists and social workers
and provide holistic approach to treat mental illness, that includes pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions"
-Dr. Mahesh Desai
CONSULTATION & TREATMENTS OFFERED
Depression is a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think and how you act. Fortunately, it is also treatable. Depression causes feelings of sadness and/or a loss of interest in activities you once enjoyed. It can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems and can decrease your ability to function at work and at home.
Rehabilitation for the purpose of curing addiction
Dementia is a term used to describe a group of symptoms affecting memory, thinking and social abilities severely enough to interfere with your daily life
a long-term mental disorder of a type involving a breakdown in the relation between thought, emotion, and behaviour, leading to faulty perception, inappropriate actions and feelings, withdrawal from reality and personal relationships into fantasy and delusion, and a sense of mental fragmentation.
ADHD stands for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. It is a medical condition. A person with ADHD has differences in brain development and brain activity that affect attention, the ability to sit still, and self-control. ADHD can affect a child at school, at home, and in friendships.
Occasional anxiety is an expected part of life. You might feel anxious when faced with a problem at work, before taking a test, or before making an important decision. But anxiety disorders involve more than temporary worry or fear. For a person with an anxiety disorder, the anxiety does not go away and can get worse over time. The symptoms can interfere with daily activities such as job performance, school work, and relationships.
Psychosexual disorders are defined as the sexual problems that are psychological in origin and occur in absence of any pathological disease. They often arise because of physical, environmental, or psychological factors, and at times it is difficult to separate one from the other.
Epilepsy is a common condition that affects the brain and causes frequent seizures. Seizures are bursts of electrical activity in the brain that temporarily affect how it works. They can cause a wide range of symptoms. Epilepsy can start at any age, but usually starts either in childhood or in people over 60.
Headaches are a very common condition that most people will experience many times during their lives. The main symptom of a headache is a pain in your head or face. This can be throbbing, constant, sharp or dull. Headaches can be treated with medication, stress management and biofeedback.
A stroke is a medical condition in which poor blood flow to the brain causes cell death.
Delirium is a serious disturbance in mental abilities that results in confused thinking and reduced awareness of the environment. The start of delirium is usually rapid — within hours or a few days
Dementia is a term used to describe a group of symptoms affecting memory, thinking and social abilities severely enough to interfere with your daily life. It isn't a specific disease, but several diseases can cause dementia
Neuropathy is damage or dysfunction of one or more nerves that typically results in numbness, tingling, muscle weakness and pain in the affected area. Neuropathies frequently start in your hands and feet, but other parts of your body can be affected too
Myopathy is a general term referring to any disease that affects the muscles that control voluntary movement in the body. Patients experience muscle weakness due to a dysfunction of the muscle fibers. Some myopathies are genetic and can be passed from parent to child.
Parkinsonism is any condition that causes a combination of the movement abnormalities seen in Parkinson's disease — such as tremor, slow movement, impaired speech or muscle stiffness — especially resulting from the loss of dopamine-containing nerve cells (neurons).
Neuroinfection or neurological infection occurs when a virus, bacteria, parasite, fungus, or prion attack the brain and/or spinal cord, the effects of which can range from mild illness to serious impairment and even death.
Common sleep disorders like insomnia, restless legs syndrome, narcolepsy and sleep apnea can affect every aspect of your life including your safety, relationships, school and work performance, thinking, mental health, weight and the development of diabetes and heart disease
Spinal Cord Disorders
Spinal cord disorders can cause permanent severe problems, such as paralysis or impaired bladder and bowel control Sometimes these problems can be avoided or minimized if evaluation and treatment are done quickly.
Phacoemulsification and foldable lens implant. Toric, Trifocal & EDOF IOLs
Secondary Lens implants
Refractive Surgery -LASIK,PRK,ICL(Implantable Collamer Lens)
Contact Lens Clinic
Nasur,Glaucoma and other Eye related diseases
Dry Eye Disorders
Other In house facilities
Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
rTMS(Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) is a non invasive form of brain stimulation using a changing magnetic field.
It can be used for multiple brain related conditions such as
-Obsessive Compulsive Disorder(OCD)
It has the following advantages
-Minimal to no side effects
-Alternative to drugs
-May be effective in some cases where drugs are ineffective
-Safe in elderly and during pregnancy
Prashanti is the culmination of the efforts of 35 year Psychiatry veteran Dr. Mahesh Desai and his brother Mr. Yogesh Desai. This tenacious duo has persevered relentlessly through the stigma associated with mental illness in India to provide efficacious, safe and affordable care to patients of such ailments.
From the humble beginnings of a 12x12 feet room to the current state of the art modern clinic, we have evolved through the last few decades armed with the experience and acumen to offer a holistic evidence based treatment approach to our patients.
The Prashanti team was bolstered by Dr. Karan Desai(Neurologist), Dr. Kunal Desai(Psychiatrist) and Dr. Purvi Desai(Ophthalmologist) in the recent years. With these additions, we are able to offer to our patients comprehensive solutions for all brain related conditions.
-MBBS from Government Medical College – Surat (1979-80)
-MD Psychiatry from BJ Medical College – Ahmedabad (1983-84)
-Diploma Psychiatry from BJ Medical College – Ahmedabad (1982-83)
-Director – SOCH Institute of Mental Health
-34 years of experience in clinical practice
-Ex-Assistant Professor, Government Medical College Surat
-Ex-Assistant Professor, Honorary Psychiatrist, Maskati Hospital, Surat
-Ex-Superintendent, Kasturba Sevashram, Mental Health Institute, Maroli
Dr Mahesh Desai
-M.B.B.S. and Internship (2007-2013)-B.J.Medical College, Ahmedabad
-M.D.(Medicine) (2013-2016) under Dr. Naim Kadri (Professor in Medicine) B.J.Medical College, Ahmedabad
-D.M.(Neurology)(2016-2019) [Gold Medalist] under Dr. Sangeeta Ravat (eminent senior Epileptologist) from Seth G.S. Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai
-Assistant Professor in Neurology at K.E.M. Hospital (2019-2020)
-Observership in Neuroelectrophysiology at Bombay Hospital under Dr. Khushnuma Mansukhani (senior and leading Neuroelectrophysiologist)
-Multiple publications in reputed International and National Journals and various book chapters
Dr. Karan Desai
-M.B.B.S. (2007-2013) B.J. Medical College,Ahmedabad
-M.S.(Ophthalmology)(2013-2016) Govt. Medical College,Bhavnagar
-Fellowship in Phacoemulsification & General Ophthalmology(2016-2018) at Bombay City Eye Hospital & Research Centre
-Short term Phacoemulsification Fellowship(2016) at Netradhama Super Speciality Eye Hospital,Bangalore
-Clinical Externship in Cornea & Comprehensive Ophthalmology at Callahan Eye Hospital,Alabama,USA
-M.B.B.S. (2009-2015) B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad
-M.D. Psychiatry(2020) B.J. Medical College,Ahmedabad
-Member of SOCH team of Psychiatrists at Sunshine Global Hospital
Dr Kunal Desai
Dr Purvi Desai(Limdi)
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Anand Nagar Society,
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