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Dr. Harjot Singh

MBBS, MD (Neuropsychiatry)

Dr. Harjot Singh is a Neuropsychiatrist and General Physician in Amritsar and has an experience of 17 years in these fields. Dr. Harjot Singh practices at Dr. Harjot Singh's Neuropsychiatry Clinic in Amritsar. He completed MBBS from Baba Farid University of Health sciences in 2004 and MD - Neuropsychiatry from Govt. Medical College, Amritsar (Punjab, India) in 2009. He is a member of Indian Psychiatric Society and Indian Association of Private Psychiatry. Some of the services provided by him are: Marriage/ Marital Counseling, Anger Management, Violent patient management, De-addiction & Counseling for drug dependence, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Treatment and Suicidal Behavior etc.

Dr. Harjot Singh Makkar is a renowned and dedicated psychiatrist pursuing a social course. He has dealt with thousands of patients suffering from Drug Addiction, Depression, Tension and Stress treating them with utmost care & commitment. He has treated people having Marital Conflicts, frustrations, anger and child psychiatric problems like Autism, ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), Stammering and Stuttering, other speech problems and Mental Retardation. In addition, he has organized about three hundred Medical camps, symposium, conferences for awareness & health education.


Member of American Psychological Association (APA)


  • Representing India on the ASCEND Group for Cognitive Disorders
  • American Psychiatric Association (APA)
  • International Society of Substance Use Professionals (ISSUP)
  • Canadian Association of Mental Health (CAMH)
  • World Psychiatric Association (WPA)
  • World Federation of Mental Health (WFMM)
  • World ACADEMIC Psychiatric Association
  • Member of Academic Association of Psychiatry
  • Member of Indian Psychiatry Society
  • Member of Indian Association of Private Psychiatry
  • Member of Indian Medical Association
  • Member of Asian Epileptic Society & Association
  • Member of Indian Geriatric Society


  • Received Rashtriya Chikitsa Shiromani Award
  • Received National Healthcare Achievers Award
  • Received INTERNATIONAL PSYCHIATRY RESEARCH AWARD- 2014. from USA and declared one of the world’s 500 most intelligent Psychiatrist.
  • Received The Arch of Excellence Health Care
  • Received The National Excellence Award for Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Received The Indian Healthcare Award, 2016, Bangalore
  • Nominated for the Geneva Prize for Human Rights in Psychiatry 2017
  • Received The Global Award of Excellence in Health Care from The Times Group, New Delhi. The Award was given by the Union Health Minister; Dr. Harsh Wardhan
  • Received Neuropsychiatric Practitioner of the Year, at House of Commons British Parliament 2017 by The Member of Parliament, Hon. Varinder Sharma, UK.
  • Received Commendation certificate from district administration for 3 Consecutive Years 2016-2017-2018.
  • Gave Lecture in Parliament of British Columbia, Victoria, on effect of Yoga in patients of Psychiatric illnesses and those afflicted with problems of addiction on World Yoga Day 21st June 2018.
  • Was Invited by The American Psychiatric Association as International Guest Faculty for 176th APA Annual meeting held from 18th-22nd May 2019 at San Francisco.
  • Author invitation for WILEY to be an author on 2nd consensus statement to be published in the journal “CNS Neuroscience & Therapeutics”, published by WILLEY.
  • Invited as chairperson to various International conferences :
    -Neuropharmacological conference March 2020, Italy.
    -Global Neuroscience and Neurology conference November 2020 Vienna.
    -Neurocognitive Disorders May 2021


DR. Harjot Singh has an enriching 12 years of experience in the field of Neuropsychiatry and Drug addiction in Liaison with field of Neuro-Surgery and Neuropharmacology. He has done specialized work in De-Addiction treatment in collaboration with De-Addiction Rehabilitation centers.

  • Director of Dr. Harjot Singh’s Neuropsychiatry centre and hospital, Amritsar.
  • Managing Director & chief chief consultant neuropsychiatry department of Dukhniwaran multispecialty hospital, Amritsar
  • Former chief consultant guru Nanak devsuper-specialty hospital, Tarn Taran, chief consultant, department of Mental Health and de-addiction, IVY Hospital


  • At ivy hospital, Amritsar as incharge of Neuropsychiatric department (may 15-may16)
  • At Fortis Escorts Hospital, Amritsar as consultant neuropsychiatrist (jan 14 to may 15)
  • At Guru Nanak Dev super-speciality hospital, Tran-Taran as incharge of the neuropsychiatry department(oct 13-sep 14)
  • At sri Guru Ram Das institute of medical science and research as ass. Professor(jun 12-jan 14)
  • At sri Guru Ram Das institue of medical science and research as senior resident (july09-july 12)
  • At government medical college Amritsar as junior resident(jn 06- jun 09)
  • At government medical college & hospital, Chandigarh as resident(jan 05-jun 05)


  • Research on “Focus on Bipolar Affective Disorders” in collaboration with American Psychiatry Association.
  • Invited as a speaker to a forum of doctors at World Virology Meet, Dubai
  • Invited as a speaker at Global Health Economics Summit July 25-26, 2016 in Berlin Germany to speak on “Economic Reforms in Health from Policies to Practices”
  • Invited as a Speaker at Global Summit on “Prevalence of Viral Markers”, Australia.
  • Invited as a Speaker at 4th Global Experts Meeting on Neuropharmacology on September 14-16, 2016 at San Antonio, USA
  • Effect of Rajyoga Medication on Chronic Tension Headache.Indian Journal of Psychology and Pharmacology, Volume 58- Number 2 April-2014(Current Issue) Issn 0019-5499
    Kiran, Kawalinder Kaur, Girgla, Harsh Chalana and Harjot Singh
  • Seroprevalence of human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis B, Surface antigen, and hepatitis C in substance dependents admitted in a tertiary hospital at Amritsar, India. Author: Harsh Chalana, Harjot Singh, Jasmine Kaur Sachdeva, Shivangi Sharma.
    Asian J Psychiatry 2013 Dec 22,6(6): 552-5 Epub 2013 Aug 22
  • Efficacy of family therapy with respect to expressed emotions in patient presenting with relapse after in hospital opioid detoxification.
    Indian Journal of Psychiatry 2011 Vol 53 5 Page 27-72
    Harsh Chalana, Amritpal Singh Brar, VivekMunjal, Harjot Singh
  • Physiological Effect of Rajyoga Meditation on chronic tension type headache and associated co- morbidities.
    Pak J Physiol 2016;12(2)
    Kiran, Kawalinder Kaur, Girgla, Harsh Chalana, Harjot Singh
  • Effect of Rajyoga Meditation on Heart Rate and Blood Pressure in Patients of Anxiety and Depression
    The Journal of Psysiology and health
    Kiran, Kawalinder Kaur, Chalana Harsh, Harjot Singh.
  • WILEY. CNS Neuroscience and Therapeutics, 2nd consensus statement on clinical efficacy of EGb 761 as a treatment option in Neurocognitive decline
    Prof Ralf Ihl’ Prof JianpingJia,Dr. Harjot Singh et. Al
  • Indian Biological Journal, Prevalence of Attention Defict hyperactivity Disorder amongst children and adolescents.
    Dr. Harjot Singh, Dr. PD Garg and Kawaljit Kaur.
  • Perceived stress, Depression and coping strategics.
    A Gender prospectus OF Depression Disorder in Adolescence
    Dr.Harjot Singh, Dr.Mehak Arora Malik, Neuropharmacology
    Conferences, ROME 2019
  • Perceived stress, Depression and Coping Strategies in Adolescence: A Gender Perspective.
    Dr. Harjot Singh, Dr. Mehak Arora.
  • International Journal on Neuropsychology and Behavioral Sciences
    Psychiatric and Infectious Comorbidity among the Patients Seeking Treatment for Opioid use Disorder.
    Author Details Singh H*, Mahajan B, Bansal D and Kaur H
    Dr Harjot Singh’ Neuropsychiatry Centre and Hospital, India
    Received: September 13, 2022 Accepted: September 20, 2022 Published: September 22, 2022
  • Study Of Comorbidities In Treatment Seeking Alcohol Dependent Individuals
    Singh H1*, Mahajan B2, Kaur H3, Singh M4 Neuroquantology | October 2022 | Volume 20 | Issue 14 | Page 978- 981 | Doi: 10.4704/nq.2022.20.14. NQ880137 Singh H, Mahajan B, Kaur H, Singh M,/ Study Of Co morbidities In Treatment Seeking Alcohol Dependent Individuals
  • Anxiety and Depression among Breast Cancer Patients: A Prospective StudY in a Tertiary Care Hospital.
    H. Singh, D. Bansal, M. Singh, B. Mahajan, A. Rattan
    Journal of Advances in Medicine and Medical Research


  • About 200 International, National and state level conferences attended and chaired with presentation of articles.


  • Organized free medical and De-addiction camps on Psychiatric and Substance Dependence respectively (about 400 camps have been organized in last 9 years)
  • Delivered Lectures in schools and colleges to enlighten teachers and students on childhood and adolescence related Psychiatric Disorders.
  • Organized Seminars regarding Neuropsychiatric Disorders & Addiction to various forums of doctors sensitizing them about destigmatizing the society of these evils; About 300 such seminars have been organized till now.
  • Plantation Drive started with motive of planting 12000 trees in various areas of Amritsar.
  • Written articles for the Newspaper column for the purpose of spreading awareness in the society on various mental health disorders and issues


  • Focus on Bipolar Disorders from American Psychiatric Association
  • Detailed case study on increasing depression among students. Deeply studied the causes and effects with respect to the changing societal scenario, the education system and attitudes among children as well as parents.
  • Case study on patients with post Temporal Lobotomy and Cognitive Impairment. He has treated the cases with newer Neuropsychological techniques.