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Clin Asst Prof Bharathi Balasundram

Clin Asst Prof Bharathi Balasundram


Senior Consultant

Specialty: Psychiatry

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Geriatric Psychiatry.

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant SingHealth Duke-NUS Centre of Memory and Cognitive Disorders
  • Senior Consultant Psychological Medicine Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital


Dr Bharathi Balasundram is a senior consultant with the Department of Psychological Medicine at Changi General Hospital (CGH). Her areas of interest includes care of elderly in general hospitals on conditions such as dementia, delirium and depression, patient safety in psychiatry as well as medicolegal aspects in the elderly.


  • MRCPsych (UK)
  • MBBS

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Alternate Member - CGH Medical Audit Committee
  • Clinical Assistant Professor - Duke-NUS
  • Clinical Senior Lecturer - NUS Yong Loo Lin Medicine
  • Physician Faculty Member - National Psychiatry Residency Programme


  • EHA Caring Silver Award - 2017

Research Interests


• Knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act and its application among doctors working in Changi General Hospital: an informed medical workforce survey. Balasundaram B, Yap HL, Kam JW, Arroyo SP, Koh LH, Singapore Med J 2016;57 (2 Suppl):S80.

• Who are sex offenders? ‘A survey of pre-trial psychiatric reports’? Bharathi Balasundaram, John B. Frazer and Peter J. W. Wood, Med. Sci.Law 2009, Vol 49, No.1 pp 1-8.

• Have you considered Psychiatry? Thomas Cannon, Lee Roby and Bharathi Balasundaram, The West London Medical Journal 2009, Vol 1, No. 4, pp 13-17.

• Letter to editor regarding comments on ‘Delirium in Vascular Surgery’. Balasundaram B and J Holmes, European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Feb 2008, Vol 35, pp 252.

• Review, delirium in vascular surgery. B Balasundaram and J Holmes, European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, August 2007, Vol 34, pp 131-134.

• Psychosis following use of an intranasal corticosteroid. Bharathi Balasundaram and Sharon Nightingale, Progress in Neurology and Psychiatry, September 2007, Vol 11,Issue 7, pp 31-32

Research Trials