Dr Neville Misquitta Consultant Psychiatrist at Pathfinder Clinic Pune has more than 30 years clinical experience treating acute and chronic psychiatric disorders in adults and children. Depression, bipolar disorder and other mood disorders, anxiety disorders – including social anxiety, phobias, panic disorders and OCD are commonly managed in the clinic setting. PTSD and stress related disorders, insomnia, sleep disorders, and problems related to Alzheimer's Dementia are treated. Body image disorders and anorexia nervosa are managed effectively. Dr Misquitta has put his extensive experience to good effect treating bipolar disorders, schizophrenia, paranoia and other major psychoses.
Dr Neville Misquitta is an alumnus of AFMC Pune the famous medical college that is consistently among the top three medical colleges in India. He completed his MBBS and then MD Psychiatry in 1993. He was awarded the Kekobad Minocher Framroze Prize for obtaining top position in MD Psychiatry at the University of Pune. He has worked at the best psychiatry centres all over India. He worked at various levels of mental health responsibility at in-patient and out-patient settings with the Indian Air Force. He joined Pathfinder Clinic in 2010 and is working as consultant psychiatrist since then.
Dr Misquitta has more than 20 years experience with children having ADHD, Learning Disorders, and behavioural, emotional and academic problems. Dr Misquitta was Consultant Child Psychiatrist at the famous AF Golden Jubilee School that pioneered the concept of inclusion with the first integrated Special Wing in Delhi. He initiated the Child Psychiatry consultation-liaison program at ASHA School for Children with Neuro-developmental Disabilities, Bangalore. He is the principal author for the Armed Forces Guidelines on Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, and has published papers on child psychiatry.
His experience includes professorship in psychiatry, and he is a recognised postgraduate teacher and guide for the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore. Dr Misquitta conducted funded research on PTSD, for which he was the principal investigator. He has presented papers and conducted workshops at national and international conferences.
Dr Misquitta is guided by the treatment philosophy of providing evidence based treatments to maximise benefits and minimise risks while maintaining agency with the patient. He strives to bring this ethos into his working at Pathfinder Clinic.