The Founding Father- Dr. K Abdul Rahiman
Viveka Hospital, one of the top psychiatric hospitals in Calicut, was established in 1978
by the late Dr. K Abdul Rahiman. Dr. Rahiman was one of the early-generation
psychiatrists in the state, and he founded Viveka Hospital as the first specialized
psychiatric hospital in Kerala.
For the past 45 years, we have been operating continuously, adapting to the changes in
the field of psychiatry over four and a half decades. Our existence is owed to the
thousands of patients, relatives, and caregivers with whom we have had a close
association for nearly half a century
Dr. Sabu Rahiman
Dr. Sabu Rahiman, a respected psychiatrist with over 25 years of experience,
specializes in areas like schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, and
substance use disorders. Currently, as the Managing Director and Head of Psychiatry at
Viveka Hospital in Kerala, he has held various pivotal roles since 1996.
Dr. Sabu Rahiman contributes to psychiatry through organizing and participating in
conferences and workshops, aiming to encourage collaboration and knowledge sharing.
He has presented at multiple levels and served in the Indian Psychiatric Society, Kerala
Actively engaged with community activities, he works towards increasing mental health
awareness and accessibility. His work with resistant cases, especially in bipolar
disorder, Recurrent depressive disorder, Alcohol dependence, Substance use disorders
and schizophrenia, demonstrates his skills in providing effective care