Dr. Samir Parikh is a consultant psychiatrist and the Director of Department of Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences, Fortis Healthcare. He has done his graduation (MBBS), and Post-graduation (DPM and MD-psychiatry) from Civil hospital, Ahmedabad, and topped the university in both.
He is one of the leading academic experts in the field of mental health and conducts training programmes and courses for doctors, Psychologists and allied specialities, and has initiated several awarness campaigns for the community.
He is a very well known speaker, due to his expressive communicative style and in-depth knowledge of mental health and Indian culture with comprehensive experience in the field of clinical and community mental health, he has been a speaker at various national and international forums on mental health issues.
Dr. Samir Parikh also has a prominent presence in the media with various columns in newspapers and a presence on television channels and websites. He has played a key role in enchancing the image of mental health in the country and his views are widely appreciated.