MBBS, MD- Psychiatry
Senior Psychiatrist Dr. G D Koolwal is the respected Professor and Head of Department of Psychiatry at Dr. S N Medical College, Jodhpur dedicated towards teaching graduate and post graduate students from various specialities. Parallely, Dr. Koolwal also offers psychiatric help through his clinical practice at Shastri Nagar, Jodhpur. To put his career journey in a nutshell, Dr. Koolwal fulfilled MBBS and MD (Psychiatry) courses from SMS Medical College, Jaipur. Subsequent to his post graduation, Dr. Koolwal joined Govt. Hospital Karauli as a Medical Officer. He then adopted the teaching line in Psychiatry taking up the title of Assistant Professor at SP Medical College, Bikaner which continued at Dr. S N Medical College, Jodhpur subsequent to his 5 years of intermediate tenure as Medical Officer at Govt. Hospital, Tonk. With a steady career progression, Dr. Koolwal subsequently ascended to the rank of Professor & Head at Dr S N Medical College, Jodhpur taking his tally of teaching experience to over 22 years. Besides a medical educator, Dr. Koolwal is also an examiner for MD (Psychiatry) and thesis guide for post graduate students. In addition to teaching, Dr. Koolwal holds a strong administrative, clinical and community work experience. He has actively participated in extended medical care programmes, opium detoxification camps, mobile surgical camps, general health and psychiatric camps. He also has conducted educative programmes for the benefit of Govt. Medical Officers, general practitioners, paramedical staff, social workers, volunteers, village workers, teachers (schools, colleges), students, police officers & trainee police men and University teachers at JNVU. He has tried to raise awareness amongst masses by way of talk shows aired on radio, articles in newspapers & magazines and speeches at various forums. He counsels family members and caretakers of mentally ill patients and children to facilitate smooth road to recovery. Dr. Koolwal enjoys a notable record in terms of books, paper publications, paper presentations and research activities. He has played the part of faculty and delegate at medical conferences. Needless to say, Dr. Koolwal’s diverse committed work has received wide appreciation from various quarters. He has been felicitated and honoured by important dignitaries such as Cabinet Revenue Minister (Govt. of Rajasthan), Home Minister for State (Govt. of Rajasthan) and Collector of Jodhpur for his outstanding performance of rendering free services at monthly camps for mentally afflicted patients.