GMC Number: 6040826
Dr. Richard Mellor is a General Adult Consultant Psychiatrist. He has sixteen years of experience in the field of psychiatry. He qualified as a doctor in 2001 (Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery degree, MB ChB).
He started training in the field of psychiatry in 2003 and he became a Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in 2008.
Dr. Richard Mellor completed higher specialist training in general psychiatry in 2012 and gained a Certificate of Completion of Training. He has therefore since been recognised by the General Medical Council as a specialist in general psychiatry.
He is also an Approved Clinician and approved under Section 12(2) of the Mental Health Act as having special experience in the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders. He has written psychiatric reports for the courts.
Dr. Richard Mellor has worked in a wide range of services in the UK, including primary care mental health teams, community mental health teams as well as general and forensic inpatient psychiatric services.
One of his most recent positions was as a consultant psychiatrist working with an NHS primary care mental health team service, where he ran a weekly clinic specialising in the assessment and treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in adults.
In addition to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Dr. Richard Mellor assesses and provides treatment for adults with anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, mood disorders (including depression and bipolar affective disorder), and psychotic disorders including schizophrenia.
He also has significant additional experience in transcultural psychiatry, having previously worked in Singapore for three years; where he also had faculty teaching positions with two different medical schools.