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Imran Waheed is a Consultant Psychiatrist based in Birmingham. He qualified from the University of Birmingham and completed his basic and higher specialist training in the West Midlands area.
He has an active medico-legal practice and is regularly involved in writing reports and giving expert evidence for both civil and criminal proceedings.
His special interest lies in the assessment and treatment of mood disorders, post traumatic stress disorder, anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder and psychosis.
He regularly delivers lectures to medical students, trainee psychiatrists, general practitioners and health professionals from other disciplines. Recent lectures have addressed social, cultural and ethnic aspects of mood disorders, culture bound syndromes, the assessment of risk, suicide prevention, management of depression in primary care and the neurobiology of depression.
He has a keen research interest and has publications looking at managing side effects of commonly used psychiatric medication and improving training of postgraduate doctors.
He is regularly involved in audit, evaluation of outcomes and has experience of leading serious incident reviews and quality reviews of clinical services. He has been awarded NHS clinical excellence awards for his achievements in developing and delivering high-quality patient care and his commitment to the continuous improvement of the NHS.
He is currently undertaking research into the views and attitudes of mental health professionals towards oral and injectable antipsychotic medication.
Areas of interest
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD); Schizophrenia; Personality disorders; Liaison psychiatry; Mood disorders; Depression; Bipolar disorder; ADHD; Addiction; Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); Psychosis; Anxiety disorders; Medico-legal
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Psychiatrist for Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Trust
Dr Waheed has a keen research interest and has publications looking at managing side effects of commonly used psychiatric medication and improving training of postgraduate doctors.
Chess, cricket, travel, politics
The Bostock-Hill Prize for Public Health and Epidemiology
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Arabic - Conversational
- Hindi - Conversational
- Urdu - Conversational
Courses offered to GPs
(1) Neurobiology of depression
(2) Assessment and management of depression
(3) Depression and somatisation
(4) Management of anxiety disorders
(5) Risk assessment in primary care
(6) Management of schizophrenia in primary care
- MBChB University of Birmingham 2000
- MRCPsych The Royal College of Psychiatrists 2005
- FRCPsych The Royal College of Psychiatrists 2016
Reference number 4704456
Details of entry to specialist register
- General adult psychiatry/Liaison Psychiatry, 2008
- Lonsdale House 52 Blucher Street BIRMINGHAM...
- 09:30 - 12:00
- 0121 288 6171
- Woodbourne Priory Hospital, B17 8BY
- 17:00 - 20:00
- 0121 288 6171
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.