Chettinad Super Speciality Hospital comprises of a dedicated team of doctors, nurses, & paramedical professionals.
Our medical technologies & high-quality treatments provide preventive and curative healthcare solutions.
DR.MARIA ANNITA TELLCOTT SOLOMON
Head and Chief - Department of Psychiatry
QualificationMBBS, DFM (RCGP-UK), MD (PSYCHIATRY)
Field of ExpertiseElectroconvulsive Therapy, Psychiatric Emergencies, Emotional Intelligence
Awards & Achievements
- Dr Annita is the Head and Chief of the psychiatry team at Chettinad Superspeciality hospital since 2018. She has over 15years of clinical and teaching experience and is considered one of the best in her field.
- She has previously been a trainee in psychiatry in the United Kingdom. During this period, she was trained in community, adult, old age, child, forensic and adolescent psychiatry and was actively involved in the weekly clinic at Hampshire partnership community centre. She has also presented papers such as ‘Nutritional deficiency and phenytoin induced pellagra in Alcohol dependence syndrome,a case report’ in various national conferences and published research articles such as ‘Correlation between age of alcohol dependence and quality of life a hospital based cross sectional study‘ in various internationally reviewed journals.
- She is widely popular in various IT companies such as TCS and Mahindra city where she goes on a weekly basis for counseling sessions and psychiatry related talks. She is also credited with the formulation of the ‘Mind Care Clinic’ at our hospital, aimed at identifying depression and focusing on treating these patients.
- She is revered and respected by all her patients and fellow doctors and is of fundamental importance to our hospital.