Dr. Amrit Pattojoshi

Clinician (Neuro-psychiatrist), Educator, Social reformer, Speaker, Writer


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Dr. Amrit Pattojoshi
MBBS, D.P.M. (Psychiatry), M.D. (Psychiatry)
18 + Years
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Dr. Amrit Pattojoshi is a highly skilled and accomplished Neuropsychiatrist who serves as a Professor and Head of the Psychiatry Department at Hi-Tech Medical College and Hospital in Bhubaneshwar. With expertise in adult psychiatry, child psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry, neuropsychiatry, and de-addiction, Dr. Pattojoshi provides comprehensive and holistic patient care by integrating traditional and emerging medical therapies.

As an erudite educationist, Dr. Pattojoshi has dedicated over a decade to training the next generation of psychiatrists, equipping them with the latest knowledge and tools in the field. His teaching approach emphasizes the development of both the mind and character, ensuring that his students are well-rounded professionals. Dr. Pattojoshi is a prominent figure in the realm of mental health advocacy and social reform. He actively speaks at national and international forums, addressing various topics such as mental health, societal interventions, de-addiction, and mental health in children, young adults, and the LGBTQ community. His contributions to the mainstreaming of the LGBTQ community have been widely acknowledged.

  • M.B.B.S. - SCB Medical College, Cuttack - 1994-1999
  • D.P.M.(Psychiatry)- Central Institute of Psychiatry, Ranchi (Ranchi University, Jharkhand, India)- 2003-2005
  • M.D. (Psychiatry) - Central Institute of Psychiatry, Ranchi (Ranchi University, Jharkhand, India - 2008-2010

Beyond academia, Dr. Pattojoshi is a respected writer and speaker who frequently appears on radio and television programs. He uses these platforms to raise awareness about mental health, promote healthy living, and discuss other socially relevant subjects.

Dr. Pattojoshi is widely recognized and revered within the psychiatry fraternity for his unparalleled knowledge, dedication, and devotion to his profession. Colleagues, friends, relatives, and patients all testify to his unwavering commitment, perseverance, empathetic attitude, and commendable service. His humility, polite demeanor, sociable nature, and modesty further endear him to those he interacts with.

Expertise in specialties 

  • Addiction psychiatry
  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Child Psychiatry & Psychology
  • Mood clinic
  • Behavioral sciences

At a young age, Dr. Pattojoshi received accolades not only from the Chief Minister of Odisha but also from various medical institutions. He has successfully treated numerous mental health cases and provided psychological counseling to thousands of parents and students. Driven by the desire to create a healthy society, Dr. Pattojoshi's expertise and compassionate care offer a transformative impact on individuals struggling with depression, frustration, and various mental ailments and disorders.

For those seeking expert advice and services in the field of psychiatry, Dr. Amrit Pattojoshi is a highly recommended professional. His exceptional skills and competencies, combined with his genuine dedication to improving mental health, make him a trusted and respected figure in the medical community.

Mission: Our mission at Dr. Amrit Pattojoshi is to empower individuals to achieve optimal mental well-being by providing exceptional psychiatric care and counseling services. With a commitment to excellence, we aim to be a trusted source of support, compassion, and expertise in the field of mental health.

Vision: Our vision is to lead the way in revolutionizing mental health care, setting new standards of excellence and compassion. Dr. Amrit Pattojoshi envisions a world where mental health is prioritized, understood, and destigmatized. We aspire to be recognized globally as a beacon of expertise and innovation in psychiatry, making significant contributions to the advancement of mental health research, treatments, and education. 

  1. Governor's Award for the Best Young Doctor in 2014
  2. Chief Minister's Award for the Best Medical Teacher on Teachers Day 2017
  3. Rajdhani Samman by Govt of Odisha on Bhubaneshwar foundation for a contribution towards making Bhubaneshwar the smartest Smart City in the field of Medical Science for my initiative in making educational institutes Addiction free in 2018.
  4. Mother Teressa Award for my contribution to the Medical and Social fields in 2016.
  5. Annie Besant Award for my contribution to the field of education.
  6. R B Davies Award recipient
  7. As Mentor of a Professional Football team that won the Super Cup in 2023

  • President, IPS Odisha State Branch (2022 and continuing)
  • Editor, Odisha Journal of Psychiatry (2015 and continuing)
  • Co-CHAIRPERSON, IPS Task Force on LGBT
  • EC Coordinator of LGBT Task Force
  • Chairperson, Website committee of IPS, East Zone
  • Member, WPA Subsection on Psychiatry and Human Sexuality Section
  • Assistant Editor of the International Journal of Psychosexual Health
  • Treasurer, IPS, ODISHA STATE BRANCH(2013-15)
  • Member, Indian Association of Private Psychiatry
  • Convener, CME-Subcommittee of IPS on Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry (2014-16)
  • Executive Council Member, IPS East  Zone (2013-2016)
  • Reviewer, Indian Journal of Urology 
  • Life Fellow: Indian Association for Geriatric Mental Health (IAGMH), India.
  • Chairperson of Mental Health Helplines and National Anti-suicide Helpline
  • Wellness Mentor of Odisha Football Cup
  • 1st Chairperson of Task Force on Sports and mental health
  • As President of IPS, Odisha State Branch signed MoU with govt and Police dept for mental health services.

  1. Siddiqui, M. A., Pattojoshi, A. & Khess, C. R. (2016) Factors affecting adherence in patients with schizophrenia. International Journal of Advances in Medicine, 3 (1), 25-32.
  2. Siddiqui M A, Pattojoshi A, Munda S K, et al. (2015) Impact of psychopathology of adult obsessive compulsive disorder on quality of life: A patient controlled study. Journal of Evidence-Based Medicine and Healthcare; 2(56), 8865-71.
  3. Khan AH, Pattojoshi A, Siddiqui A, et al. Delusional drug dependence- an entity. J. Evolution Med. Dent. Sci. 2017;6(72):5172-5176, DOI: 10.14260/jemds/2017/1123
  4. Grover G, Avasthi A, Pattojoshi A, et al. [2015] Comorbidity in Patients with Dhat Syndrome: A Nationwide Multicentric Study. J of Sexual Medicine; 12[6] 1398-1401
  5. Lavania S; Ram D; Pattojoshi A, et al. (2012) Deliberate Self-harm in Nondepressed Substance-dependent Patients; Journal of Addiction Medicine, 6[4] 247?252  
To know more research done by Dr. Amrit Pattojoshi  Click Here                                                                                                                                                                                                                            


Medication Management

Dr. Amrit Pattojoshi, a psychiatrist, provides meticulous medication management utilizing psychopharmacological interventions, conducting comprehensive assessments, prescribing appropriate medications, and monitoring treatment efficacy.


Dr. Amrit Pattojoshi, a psychiatrist, offers individualized psychotherapy sessions employing integrative modalities such as cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), psychodynamic therapy, and interpersonal therapy.


Dr. Amrit Pattojoshi, a psychiatrist, provides meticulous psychiatric evaluations utilizing standardized diagnostic criteria and comprehensive medical histories to discern and categorize mental health disorders accurately.


Drug Addiction

Dr. Amrit Pattojoshi, a psychiatrist, implements a comprehensive treatment plan involving pharmacotherapy, behavioral therapies, and relapse prevention strategies to address Substance Use Disorder, aiming to mitigate drug cravings, promote abstinence, and facilitate long-term recovery.

Sleep & Sexual Disorder

Dr. Amrit Pattojoshi, a psychiatrist, employs evidence-based interventions, including sleep hygiene techniques, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and pharmacotherapy, to address Sleep & Sexual Disorders, aiming to improve sleep quality and enhance sexual functioning.

Depression & Mood Disorder

Dr. Amrit Pattojoshi, a psychiatrist, employs a multimodal approach involving psychopharmacology and evidence-based psychotherapy to address Depression & Mood Disorders, aiming to restore neurochemical balance and enhance emotional well-being.


Dr. Amrit Pattojoshi, a psychiatrist, utilizes a comprehensive treatment regimen involving antipsychotic medications, cognitive remediation, and psychosocial interventions to manage Schizophrenia and optimize patients' psychopathological symptoms and functional outcomes.

Anxiety disorder

Dr. Amrit Pattojoshi, a psychiatrist, employs a multimodal therapeutic approach, combining anxiolytic medications, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and relaxation techniques to alleviate symptoms and enhance overall functioning in patients with Anxiety Disorders.

Dementia, Autism and ADHD

Dr. Amrit Pattojoshi, a psychiatrist, utilizes tailored treatment plans involving cognitive enhancers, behavioral interventions, and psychoeducation to manage Dementia, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

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Dr Amrit Pattojoshi | Psychiatrist | Bhubaneswar

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Dr Amrit Pattojoshi | Psychiatrist | Bhubaneswar

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Dr Amrit Pattojoshi | Psychiatrist | Bhubaneswar

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Dr Amrit Pattojoshi | Psychiatrist | Bhubaneswar

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Dr Amrit Pattojoshi | Psychiatrist | Bhubaneswar

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Dr Pattojoshi I convey my highest regards for your magic hand and critical analysis for cure of my drastic of o c d condition

Sridhar Mishra


One of the best doctor and a nice human I have ever met. He makes the patient comfortable to discuss and very fast to find out the problem.



My Mother was suffering for last 3 months, once I visited Dr. Amrit and that was all.. I will highly recommend if it is Neuro case. Thanks

Rabindra Kumar Moharana






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