Suraksha Hospital is a people’s hospital with a difference. Mental Health is its motto. It not only provides consultation, treatment and counselling to improve the lives of people living with mental illness, but caters to a whole range of issues to help and support rural communities in developing and nurturing mental health in a holistic way.
Spearheaded by Neuro-Psychiatrist, Dr Suresh VC, Suraksha Hospital is located at Raghunathpura, Devanahalli road in Doddaballapur. It is around 30 km from North Bangalore. It is located in a scenic lush-green surroundings that makes one feel at peace as soon as one enters the campus. The friendly staff and necessary infrastructure provide care, treatment and services that have a personal touch not only to treat the illness but provide a long-lasting well-being to both patients and care-givers.
The 30-bed hospital has facilities for counselling, treatment, rehabilitation and care & support. Qualified doctors, nurses and trained counsellors treat and address each case in a unique way which makes patients feel absolutely at home. Medical services are open 24/7. Consultation sessions start from 4 pm.A
Problems that are addressed at the hospital include depression, behavioural problems, addictions such as alcohol, chewing tobacco & gutkha, smoking & drugs, marital & relationship issues, seizures, headaches, giddiness, sleep disorders (apnoea), anxieties, sexual disorders, pregnancy and birth-related stress problems. Apart from these, the development of a child, problems in reading, writing, bed-wetting, hyper-activity, attention span and memory problems are also addressed.
Visit the hospital for treatment, counselling and care. Or just for a screening. Even to clear a doubt.
The mind has the power to change. Visit Suraksha Hospital to channelise your power into a positive and healthy direction.
DR SURESH V.C.
Dr Suresh VC is a son of the soil. Born in Doddaballapur and raised in a rural setting, Dr.Suresh is well aware of the issues of rural India and the health needs of the communities. By sheer dint of hard work and perseverance, he realised his dream of becoming a doctor so that he can serve his community, who have been deprived of top -level medical services for want of specialists.
He completed his MBBS before joining the elite mental health institute in the country. He pursued his super specialisation in Neuro- Psychiatry at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurological Sciences (NIMHANS). The young doctor returned to his village equipped with the necessary wherewithal to lead the mental health movement in rural India.
He has taken over the overall leadership of the Suraksha Hospital in 2016 and introduced a range of people-friendly services and treatments that created trust. Meanwhile, he continues to pursue academic excellence and teaches at the premier medical institution Akash Institute of Medical Sciences in Devanahalli. Besides being an Associate Professor here, Dr Suresh presents papers and takes part in research activities and keeps abreast of the latest medical and scientific advances in his subject . He puts all his experience into his practice at Suraksha Hospital.
He is also an adviser and mentor to a group of volunteers and village health workers, who are in the process of being trained to spread the health movement in the surrounding towns and villages. Being a member of the Lion’s Club, Dr Suresh has conducted several camps and campaigns at Suraksha Hospital and in the neighbourhood.
As a neuro-psychiatrist, he works in one of the most unique, interesting and challenging areas of psychiatric practice. Though the interface between neurology and psychiatry are varied, his service base is wide with a focus on common people. He networks with NGOs, social activist & those who need help.
- Interpretation of Neuropsychological tests ( tests of attention, memory, executive function, intelligence)
- Administration of clinical scales and assessments