Our Team

Dr. P. K. N. Choudary


Choudary - (MBBS, DPM & FIPS) is a Post-Graduate (DPM) in Psychiatry from Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad. Apart from being a Consultant Psychiatrist at Phoenix Rehab Services he is also working as Director and Senior Consultant in Psychiatry at Chetana Hospital. Dr. Choudary served as a Guest Faculty at National Institute for the Mentally Handicapped (NIMH), Secunderabad and at the Government Niloufer Hospital for Women and Child, Hyderabad. Dr. Choudary has also worked as a Psychiatrist in Oxleas Trust, West Kent NHS Trust and Nottingham Trust of National Health Service (NHS) and in various subspecialties like Substance Abuse Psychiatry, Old Age Psychiatry, Learning Disability, Liaison Psychiatry, Adult Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in the United Kingdom.

Dr. N P Bharath

Director and Medical Officer

Dr. Bharath - (MBBS and MD - Anesthesiology) has been associated with the Phoenix Rehab Services since its inception in 2010 and has been instrumental in taking care of the medical issues of the clients.

Dr. Devika Rani. Karri


About two decades of functional experience as Therapist and Researcher in the field of Addiction and HIV. Experience in counseling for Relationship problems, marital problems, psychological problems in individuals related to stress, grief, bereavement, depression etc. Student counseling, adjustment problems and conflict management. Personality improvement and behavioral counseling in Adolescents & Teenagers. Imparting community awareness on various issues pertaining to Substance Abuse, youth issues and mental health issues.

Mr. Mahesh Kotagiri


Mr. Mahesh himself a recovering addict is a great source of inspiration and encouragement to the still suffering addicts and alcoholics seeking recovery. He has travelled widely and attended numerous conferences and conventions on Alcoholism and its treatment. His experience, strength, hope , vision and desire to better the lives of families and alcoholics sets the tone and direction for the running of Phoenix. He leads Phoenix with a hands on approach and is always available for clients and their families.

Avudari Nagadurga Srinivas

Therapy Incharge

Has a vast experience in Substance abuse Management and a 12 Step Counselor. He himself is a recovering Alcoholic. formerly worked in Hope from 2012 to 2016. Associated with Phoenix from 2017. He shares his experience of recovery gives the client his strength and hope to recover from his addiction.

K. Suresh Mahadik

Resident Senior Addiction Counsellor

With 25 years of experience working with Alcoholics, Addicts and their families. Fluent in English, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Tamil and Telugu. His being a recovering alcoholic helps in him identifying and creating a conducive atmosphere of recovery for the alcoholic/addict.

Geeta M

Geeta is a Passionate Advocate for Healing in a Holistic Manner with various methods like Reiki & Meditation techniques. She had been the Star Volunteer of Make a Wish Foundation for 8 years & is also on board of the Pediatric ward in MNJ Cancer Hospital.

R. Meera

Adminstration In-Charge

R. Meera has been associated with Phoenix Rehab Services since its inception and manages the Institution's entire Disciplinary activities like Staff Issues, In-House Cleanliness, Kitchen Maintenance etc.

Changal Krishna Mahesh


From Hyderabad he has a Masters Degree in Social Work (Medical and Psychiatry Social Work) from Osmania University and rich experience in counseling and mentoring Cancer patients and their families. Worked previously at (MNJ Cancer Hospital) is also a member of the Social Rotary Club involved with social work at the grassroots.

Mr. John Chander

Resident In-charge Nurse

Mr. John Chander (BSc - Nursing) is a Graduate from the acclaimed Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada. John previously worked at Kamineni institute of Medical Sciences in the Intensive Care Unit, AMC (Acute Medical Care) Post-Operative and Surgical Wards. He possess 6 yrs of rehab experience which adds a lot of value for his current role.

John is also an accomplished and talented musician and is In-charge of the Music Therapy at Phoenix.

Mr. R. Vittal

Resident Nurse

Mr. R. Vittal (BSc - Nursing) is a Graduate from the acclaimed Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada. Vittal previously worked at Medwin hospital in ICU.

B. Satish (Mahendra)

Fitness and Gym Instructor

With 5 years experience as a Fitness Coach and running personal fitness program for the past 12 years Mahendra is also an instructor for a number of celebrities and actors.


LIYO is a leading Corporate Yoga Institution in Hyderabad. It is affiliated to SVYASA, (Swamy Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana, Prasanthikuteeram, Bangalore) an University recognized by the University Grants Commission of India and an Internationally accredited Yoga institution well known for yoga training, therapy, education and research.

We have Female Nurse/Attendant available on request for female client 24/7.