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After completing basic training in Liverpool and the Wirral, Dr Punukollu did his postgraduate psychiatric training in Central London principally based at Charing Cross and Chelsea and Westminster Hospitals. Working with leading experts in the field, he conducted teaching and published a range of research and books. He was faculty representative for Addictions at the Royal College of Psychiatrists. He was awarded a competitive grant to attend the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute in the USA to do addiction research with Prof Tim Fong and he was also competitely awarded a training working with Prof Colin Drummond at the Specialist Clinical Addiction Network.
Since 2009, Dr Punukollu has worked as a Consultant Psychiatrist in the NHS in Camden and Islington NHS Trust. He has worked in the private sector at Nightingale Hospital, Marylebone since 2011. He regularly teaches UCL medical students and he is Training Programme Director for the North Central London Psychiatry Postgraduate Training Scheme. He is the Consultant for the Integrated Camden Alcohol Service and Lead Consultant for Substance Misuse Services in the NHS Trust. Dr Punukollu is has organised teaching locally in Camden where he has run events for GPs on alcohol use disorders management and other subjects and he has coordinated events for GPVTS trainees.
In his private practice at Nightingale Hospital Dr Punukollu sees patients with a wide range of difficulties including general adult psychiatric disorders and addictions of all varieties. He has received excellent written and verbal feedback from colleagues and patients for his work including from some national leaders in the fields of Arts and Science who have been his patients.
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