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Sumeet Gupta
Visiting Senior Lecturer



Dr Sumeet Gupta is a Consultant Psychiatrist (General Adult) with Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust. He is Associate Clinical Director (Research of Development) and is primarily responsible for running commercial studies of clinical trials of investigational medicinal products. He completed his medical training in India and has been working as a Consultant Psychiatrist in NHS since 2005. Between 2009 -2012 he also worked as a consultant with the trust’s specialist affective disorder services.


  • MD (Psychiatry)- Post Graduate institute of Medical Sciences, Chandigarh (India)

  • Diploma in Clinical Trials (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine)



Sumeet's research interests include clinical trials of investigational medicinal products, adverse effects of psychotropic drugs, pharmacoepidemiology and physical health problems of patients with severe mental illnesses.


  • Principal investigator of Pax BD and MDD3005(Phase III study of Seltorexant)

Research group(s)



  • Undergraduate medical students


  • Psychiatry and GP trainees
  • Module lead for critical appraisal module of a MRCPsych Course (Health Education North East)

External activities


  • Specialist Associate of Royal College of Psychiatrists

  • Member of Indian Psychiatric Association

  • Member of Indian Association of Social Psychiatry

  • Academic Secretary of Royal College of Psychiatrists (Northern and Yorkshire Division)

Contact details

Dr Sumeet Gupta
Visiting Senior Lecturer
Mental Health and Addiction Research Group, Department of Health Sciences

Sumeet Gupta