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Dr. Yusuf A. Matcheswalla

Dr. YUSUF A. MATCHESWALLA, born on 4th August, 1958 is MD (Psychiatry), MD (Forensic), DPM, FIPS, FAPA is Professor of Psychiatry, Grant Medical College - J. J. Hospital. He is Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist at J. J. Hospital, G.T. Hospital, Masina Hospital, Saifee Hospital and Nagpada Police Hospital. He practices from his private clinic at Masina Hospital, where he is available from 9.00 A.M. to 9.00 P.M and at Sir J. J. Hospital and G.T. Hospital between 10.00 A.M and 12.00 Noon. The Counselling Centre at Saifee Court, Clare Road, Byculla offers a wide range of counselling service and therapies, including clinical psychology and psychological evaluation, career counselling and child guidance. He has an EEG laboratory at Masina Hospital and a specialized, dedicated Psychiatric Ambulance Service, as well as, an emergency help-line which is stationed in Masina Hospital. The Multi-dimensional Counselling Centre and an Institute of Psychotherapy and Behavioural Sciences, as well as the first rTMS (Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) facility in Mumbai are functioning at Masina Hospital. There is also a Rehabilitation Centre for Drug and Alcohol Addicts, as well as patients who suffer from dual diagnosis. Happy Minds Counselling Centre at Jerbaug, Byculla (E), Mumbai caters to corporate clients. Dr. Matcheswalla specializes in the fields of serious psychiatric problems like Schizophrenia, Bi-polar disorder, Major Depressive Disorders, Addiction Disorders, Sexual disorders, Children and Adolescents problems, Geriatric problems and in an entire plethora of psychiatric problems – major and minor. He is Founder-Chairman of the Humanity Health Organisation and Dilaasa Trust, both NGOs working for the benefit of the marginalized sections of society. Dr. Matcheswalla is affiliated to a large number of associations, including the Indian Psychiatric Society, American Psychiatric Association, Baombay Psychiatric Society, Indian Medical Association, Association of Industrial Psychology of India, Indian Association of Occupational Health, Medical Associations of ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘D’ and ‘E’ wards and many others. Dr. Matcheswalla is an extremely spiritual person who treats every one of his patients and their families with tender loving care and patience. Dr. Matcheswalla loves to organize and participate in conferences, seminars and continuing medical education (CMEs) programmes in and out of Mumbai.