VK Aravind is a leading Psychiatrist in Madurai, where he has been practising
at Ram Psychiatry Hospital in the Anna Nagar locality of the city since 2004.
His areas of specialisation include attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
(ADHD), biological psychiatry and psychopharmacology.
an MD in Psychiatry as his main qualification, Dr. Aravind has also earned the
title of Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (FAPA), being the
youngest recipient of this designation at age 40 in 2013. He received the
"Best Outgoing Student" award from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health
Sciences, Bangalore, in 2004. He was selected on three occasions for the Young
Psychiatrist Award by the World Psychiatry Association. Dr. Aravind has also
been invited as a faculty member and received awards at various
psychiatry-related global events at Cairo, Caracas, Seoul, Taiwan, Beijing,
Barcelona, Tokyo, New Delhi and many other international cities. He has
numerous publications to his name, published in national and international
VK Aravind was Organising Secretary for the 45th Annual Conference of the
Indian Psychiatric Association (South Zone), held at Madurai in October 2012.
Dr. Aravind is part of the editorial team of the Indian Journal of Private
Psychiatry and the Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine (South Zone). He is
also an executive Council Member of the Asian Federation of ADHD and an
Honorary Member of the International College of Neuropsychopharmacology (CINP).