Dr. Shahid Akhtar

Dr. Shahid Akhtar
Consultant Psychiatrist
Affkiate MRCpsych (UK)
Member of Royal Society of Medicine (UK)
Medical Protection Society (UK)

Dr. Shahid Akhtar has worked in Psychiatry for the last 30 years. He has his MBBS degree from Peshawar University in 1985-86.He has completed his one year internal medicine course from Edinburgh(Scotland) in 1989 and has started to work in Republic of Ireland from 1990.He has his initial training in Ireland and has worked in Dublin, Carlow, Kilkenny, Portloais and letterkenny in different branches of Psychiatry up till 1995.This includes his training in Adult Psychiatry, Old age Psychiatry, Learning disability psychiatry, Drug addiction, Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Child Psychiatry, Liaison, Perinatal and Forensic Psychiatry.

Post Graduate Courses attended
Internal Medicine Course
Edinburgh Post Graduate Board for Medicine, Edinburgh, ScotlandJan – May 1989
Day release course
MRCpsych Part I, St Patrick’s Hospital, DublinJuly 1990 -Nov 1992
Day release course MRCpsych Parts I and II
Department of Mental Health, City Hospital, BelfastJan 1992 – April 1995
Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Course
Thorneywood Centre, NottinghamAugust 1995-Feb1996
Peshawar University, Pakistan1985
DCpsych, (Parts I and II)
Royal College of Physicians, Dublin, Ireland1996
MS in Clinical Psychiatry
Cardiff, UK2013
University Education
Ayub Medical College, University of Peshawar, Abbottabad, North West Frontier Province, Pakistan1980 – 1985
Other Exams
NWFP, Pakistan
Provincial Public Service Commission Exam1987
OPD Events (Recent)
Section 12 (2) refresher training
May 2014