K John Vijay Sagar Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist
MD in Psychiatry
Dr. John is currently the Additional Professor and DM/PDF (Child & Adolescent Psychiatry) Training Programme Coordinator, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at NIMHANS

Dr John is a recipient of the prestigious Dr. S.S. Jayaram Award of the Indian Psychiatric Society - South Zone in 2007.

He is renowned for handling Autism Spectrum Disorder and Specific Learning Disorders cases.

Dr. K. John Vijay Sagar holds an MD in Psychiatry from the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore, which is one of the country's premiere mental health institutes.

He also holds a post-doctoral fellowship in Autism from the University of Florida, USA.

Dr. John is currently the Additional Professor and DM/PDF (Child & Adolescent Psychiatry) Training Programme Coordinator, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at NIMHANS.

He is also a part of the funded research projects from the ICMR, DBT, DST and Tata Trust.

He has authored over 30 research publications and has won several awards too.

He has won the Dr. S.S. Jayaram Award of the Indian Psychiatric Society - South Zone in 2007.

He was awarded the Best Outgoing Student, MBBS, at the S.V. Medical College, Tirupati, in 1997.

His major areas of interest include Autism Spectrum Disorder, Specific Learning Disorders and Paediatric Psychopharmacology.