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Dr Vinay Kumar


  • Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • General Adult Psychiatry
  • Mood Disorders
  • Older Persons' Psychiatry
  • Perinatal Psychiatry
  • Postnatal Depression
  • Psychosis

Dr Vinay Kumar is a General Psychiatrist who specialises in the treatment of adolescent, adult and older persons’ mental health concerns.

Dr Kumar received his medical degree from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Following this, he completed
his psychiatric training in Queensland and Melbourne. He is a fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP).

Dr Kumar accepts inpatient admissions and offers outpatient appointments from his private practice suites at South Eastern Private Hospital.

He has an interest in ADHD diagnosis and management, mood disorders, anxiety disorders and psychosis, and also has a special interest in Bipolar Disorder. He also provides support and assessments for individuals seeking early access to their superannuation on mental health grounds including, but not limited to infertility treatment, gun licenses and driving assessments.

Dr Kumar accepts WorkCover, TAC, DVA and CommInsure clients. He also undertakes Item 291 assessments, to assist General Practitioners with the development of treatment plans for the ongoing care of their patients.

In his spare time he enjoys travel, the arts and watching sport.

MB BCh , BAO(Irel)
Appointments and referrals

Please contact South Eastern Private Hospital's mental health services

Phone: 03 9271 9700
Fax: 03 9271 9799