GMC Number: 4585299
I am a consultant in the NHS with a minimal private practice. I have worked as a consultant for 13 years and have extensive experience in managing a variety of cases.
My areas of interest are:
- Impact of trauma and Physical ill health on mental health
- Bipolar affective disorder
- Psychotic illnesses including schizophrenia
- Anxiety, OCD and stress related disorders
- Transcultural issues
- Medically Unexplained symptoms
- Medico-legal issues
- Fitness to practice
I am multi-lingual and fluent in in Urdu, Hindi and Kannada with working knowledge of Arabic.
My experience in specialities of psychiatry such as forensic, community, tele-psychiatry, private (mainly General Psychiatry), CQC (Care Quality Commission-Second Opinion Appointed Doctor), medico-legal etc, gives me a wide range of expertise. It equips me with knowledge and experience to work both in specialist as well as generic services within psychiatry.
I write expert reports for Mental Health Review Tribunals, Immigration Appeals Cases, Ministry of Justice, Courts, Crown Prosecution Service, Solicitors, Special Immigration Appeals Panel (SIAC), the Parole Board and a whole range of other Criminal Justice agencies.