Dr Nik Gkampranis

Psychiatry

Main Speciality

Psychiatry
Sleep Disorders
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation rTMS

Clinical interests

Depression
Anxiety
Bipolar
Dysthymia
Cyclothymia
Panic
Phobias
Seasonal Affective Disorder
Conversion Disorder
Trauma
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Loss & Bereavement
Anger
Irritability
Schizophrenia Schizo-affective Disorder
Psychosis
Sexual anxiety
Gender Dysphoria
Relationship Problems
Work related Stress
Medication Review
Medico-Legal Reports Second Opinion
Memory loss and Dementia
Chronic Physical problems and Pain

Sleep disorders: He can complete sophisticated sleep studies regarding a number of disorders including insomnia and sleep apnoea

Current memberships

Royal College of Psychiatrists
Royal College of Forensic and Legal Medicine
British Neuropsychiatry Association
General Medical Council
Section 12 Approved
Deprivation of Liberty Approved (DOLs)

Professional Profile

Dr Nik Gkampranis is a Consultant Psychiatrist in Brighton, practising at The Montefiore Hospital.

Dr Nik Gkampranis now works as a part time Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist with a special interest in the interface between physical and mental illness.

He has special knowledge in treating depression and he has brought the Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation to Sussex. rTMS is an innovative, safe, effective and well-tolerated, non-invasive treatment for patients with depression including those who have not benefitted from antidepressant medications, cannot tolerate antidepressant medications due to side-effects or wish to treat depression without medication.

rTMS is approved by NICE as effective and safe and the effect is long lasting.

He believes in psychological therapies for the treatment of mental illness and he is able to provide a number of therapies or work alongside therapists.

He has extensive medico-legal experience as he has also worked in Forensic Psychiatry and Forensic Medicine.