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Dr Sanjiv Nair

Dr Nair Sanjiv

​MBBS (Singapore), MRCPsych (UK)

Associate Consultant

Changi General Hospital

Specialty: Psychological Medicine

Clinical Appointments

  • Associate Consultant Psychological Medicine Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital

Academic Appointments

  • Physician Faculty Member SingHealth Duke-NUS Family Medicine Academic Clinical Programme
  • Clinical Tutor, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University
  • Clinical Tutor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore

Profile

Dr Sanjiv Nair is an Associate Consultant with the Department of Psychological Medicine at Changi General Hospital (CGH).

He obtained his medical degree from the National University of Singapore (NUS) Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine in 2015 and subsequently became a Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in 2019.

He provides specialist psychiatric consultations for adults and adolescents. He also conducts individual and group psychodynamic psychotherapy as part of the complex needs service at Changi General Hospital, and is actively involved in teaching and liaison work with community mental health providers.

Dr Sanjiv is particularly interested in psychotherapeutic approaches to mental health treatment and is passionate about the intersection between spirituality and mental health.

Education

  • MBBS (Singapore) 2015
  • MRCPsych (UK) 2019

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Associate Consultant, Department of Psychological Medicine, Changi General Hospital (2022 – Present)
  • Clinical Physician Faculty Member, Family Medicine Residency Programme
  • Clinical Tutor, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University
  • Clinical Tutor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore

Awards

  • Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine Junior Doctor Teaching Award 2021
  • Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine Junior Doctor Teaching Award 2022

Research Interests

Publications

  • Nair, S. S., Kwan, S. C., Ng, C., & Teo, D. (2021). Approach to the patient with multiple somatic symptoms. Singapore medical journal, 62(5), 252–258. https://doi.org/10.11622/smedj.2021059
  • Nair, S. S., Chua, C., & Teo, D. (2021). Lurasidone-Induced Manic Switch in an Adolescent with Bipolar I Disorder: a Case Report. East Asian archives of psychiatry : official journal of the Hong Kong College of Psychiatrists = Dong Ya jing shen ke xue zhi : Xianggang jing shen ke yi xue yuan qi kan, 31(3), 81–83. https://doi.org/10.12809/eaap2040

Research Trials