Professional qualifications, accreditations and memberships

  • MBBS, MRCPsych (Member of Royal College of Psychiatrists)
  • MD Psychological Medicine
  • Section 12 approved
  • Expert Witness Institute
  • The Society of Expert Witnesses
  • Association of Personal Injury Lawyers Tier I Expert.
  • Member Independent Doctors Forum

Professional experience

Dr Kamal Gupta has been in clinical practice for over 30 years. He has been an active consultant psychiatrist at the South London and Maudsley Trust since 1997, working in adult inpatient, community psychiatry, and psychiatric intensive care. He has been a consultant psychiatrist at Nightingale Hospital since 1999. 

For 18 years (between 2000-2018), he was involved in the clinical management of the South Asian Community Mental Health Service (AMARDEEP). From 1995 to 2005, he worked as a liaison psychiatrist for the Guy’s and St Thomas’ Medical Toxicology Clinic. 

For a number of years, he was a key member of the Consultant Psychiatrist Practitioner Health Programme (PHP), an NHS service providing mental healthcare to sick doctors and dentists in London.

Throughout his career, he has provided second opinions for complex and treatment-resistant cases. He is also a recognised medico-legal expert in criminal, personal injury, and clinical negligence cases.

Personal statement

Having worked privately and in the NHS for over 30 years, Dr Gupta has developed expertise in treating the spectrum of mental health conditions.  He carries out comprehensive assessments to develop a shared understanding of health concerns; with emphasis on nurturing the functional elements and empowering patients to resolve their problems.

Dr Gupta practices an integrated treatment model utilising medications and talking treatments joined with an empathetic nature. He is passionate about psychotherapeutic schools of psychiatry (psychodynamic, cognitive analytic, cognitive behavioural and solution focused approaches) and in keeping with this, utilises an integrated treatment model in delivering care. 

He believes each patient’s presentation is unique and tailors individual treatment plans.

He thoroughly enjoys his work, and finds it immensely satisfying supporting his patients’ recovery and return to health. He looks forward to assisting you in achieving recovery.