Special Interests: General Adult Psychiatry with interest in Bipolar Disorder, managing Challenging Behaviour in the contect of Personality difficulties, Substance Misuse Disorders, Treatment Resistant Depression, Gender Dysphoria and Adult Attention Deficit Disorder
Dr Jane Perera
Jane completed her Basic and Higher Specialist training on the St Georges Medical School Training scheme and holds a Masters Degree in Addictions from the University of London.
Jane is currently the Medical Director and Responsible Officer for the Cardinal Clinic and is passionate about maintaining high standards, with motivated and up to date Consultants delivering excellent care to patients at the Clinic. She is proud to be leading the Team that got the Clinic rated as ‘Good’ across all domains in a recent CQC visit.
Within the NHS, she is a Community Psychiatrist and has previously managed an In-patient and Home Treatment Service.
Jane has expertise in all areas of General Adult Psychiatry with special interest in Addictions, care of the Acutely Unwell Patient, Affective Disorders and Women’s Health. She is interested in the co-morbidity of Mental Illness and Substance Misuse and Complex Personality Disorders. She aims to get a good understanding of the patient and their circumstances, work collaboratively with the patient and family towards a meaningful recovery with the patient taking the lead and gaining control of their lives once more.
Current NHS and/or University Posts: Consultant Psychiatrist Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust since 2003
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