Prof. Dr. Nidesh Sapkota


Prof. Dr. Nidesh Sapkota

Consultant Neuropsychiatrist , Dementia Specialist

appointment Online Appointment

Monday - Friday
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Professional Journey

  • Working as the head, in the department of Psychiatry, Patan Academy of Health Sciences, Patan.
  • Served as Head in the department of Psychiatry at B P Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal(BPKIHS)  for three years (March 2015 - March 2018).
  • Working in the field of health for last 25 years and in the in the field of Mental health for last 16 years.
  • Worked as a consultant Psychiatrist for UNHCR for more than 10 years.
  • Served as Member, Geriatric expert committee of National Human Rights Commission, Nepal
  • Vice President, Alzheimer and Related Dementia Society Nepal,ARDSN, (2016 - Aug 2019)
  • President of Alzheimer and Related Dementia Society Nepal, ARDSN, (2019-2021).
  • Chair, Quality Control Unit, BPKIHS(2013 - 2015)
  • Member(PHF), Rotary Club of Dharan Ghopa.
  • Former Member, Health Professional Education Department , BPKIHS.


Scientific Programme Experience

  • Member of BPKIHS XVIII Annual Scientific Programme, 2011.
  • Member of BPKIHS  XX Annual Scientific Programme, 2013.
  • Member of the 5th National Conference of Psychiatrists’ Association of Nepal, Pokhara, 12-13 April, 2013
  • Chairperson, World Association for Psychosocial Rehabilitation National Workshop, April 1 - 2, 2016.
  • Convener, Scientific Committee of 27th All Nepal Medical Conference,Dharan, Nepal(Nov 10-12, 2016)
  • Convener of BPKIHS  Continuing Medical Education(CME).
  • Convener of BPKIHS  XXIX Annual Scientific Programme, September 6-8, 2017
  • Convener, Continuing Medical Education(CME/CPD) at BPKIHS, 2016 till February 2021
  • Mini Fellowship(Geriatric Psychiatry, USA)


    • Founder General Secretary of Alzheimer's and Related Dementia Society Nepal(ARDSN).
    • More than 28 scientific papers publication both in National and International Journals.
    • Co-author of the book" Dementia first aid" which has been written in Nepali language for readers ranging from care takers to general practitioners.
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