Dr. ArunKumar completed his graduation (MBBS) and post-graduation (MD –Psychiatry) from the prestigious JIPMER (Institute of National Importance),Puducherry. He has also obtained his DNB in Psychiatry.After his training, he worked as a Senior Resident at JIPMER, where he was involved in training of students, run special clinics like De-addiction, Marital and psycho-sexual clinic, Child Psychiatry and consultation- liaison. He is trained in the use of various forms of treatment like Electro-convulsive treatment and Psychotherapy. He has been a faculty at a private medical college in Puducherry for a year.He has worked as a Specialist Psychiatrist at Lakeshore Hospital and research centre for more than two and a half years before he joined PVS Memorial hospital as a consultant. His areas of interest include treatment of adult psychiatry cases, stress related illness, psychological issues of children and the elderly, de-addiction and psychosexual disorders.