Qualifications: MBBS, DPM, DNB (INDIA), FRANZCP 

Languages spoken (other than English): Kannada, Hindi & Telugu

Dr Channarayapatna Prasanna is a sessional Consultant Psychiatrist at Delmont Private Hospital with expertise in managing psychotic, mood and anxiety disorders. He has a special interest in treating patients with OCD, Social Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorders, Major Depressive Disorders, Eating Disorders and PTSD.

His patient-centred style focuses on holistic treatment, encompassing a mixed approach inclusive og medications, supportive and other forms of psychotherapy. His collaborative treatment style means Dr Prasanna works closely with GPs and mental health providers in developing management plans for patients. Channarayapatna is committed to providing excellence and attentiveness in all patient care he provides.

Dr Prasanna completed extensive psychiatric training in India, attaining his Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery from Bangalore University. Arriving in Australia in 2000, he has worked in several public mental health services in the North West and Eastern suburbs of Melbourne and performed various clinical, administrative and teaching roles.

Dr Channarayapatna Prasanna is a dedicated medical professional with varied psychiatric experience. He is currently involved in both outpatient and inpatient consultations at Delmont Private Hospital.