Dr. Ramana Cherukuri, DPM, MRC(Psych)

Asha Hospital is a premier Institute of Psychiatry in the private sector at Hyderabad. Apart from providing clinical care, the Hospital is recognized as a postgraduate training centre in Psychiatry, Child Psychiatry, Clinical Psychology and Mental Health Nursing.

Dr. Ramana Cherukuri is the   Director and senior consultant at Asha Hospital.

After completing diploma in psychological medicine from Ranchi, he went abroad for further training in Psychiatry .He worked for 10 years in UK and Ireland gaining experience in all aspects of psychiatry. He qualified as a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, London following which he developed an interest in the field of substance abuse and de-addiction. He worked extensively in prestigious institutes like the National Drug Treatment centre in Dublin and various de-addiction centers in England.

Presently he is Director of Asha de-addiction centre. He has recently started an outpatient tobacco/smoking cessation clinic to ensure the best possible services for any person addicted to alcohol or drugs. He is a member of the Advisory council for promoting smoking cessation.

Areas of interest; Alcohol and drug addiction treatment, managing smoking cessation clinics, group smoking cessation clinics in IT companies