Dr Olakunle Oladinni

Consultant Psychiatrist and Medical Director


Dr Olakunle Oladinni has been a Consultant Psychiatrist since 2002 and has worked extensively across general adult psychiatry, forensic, addiction, liaison, prison in-reach and medium secure services.

Dr Oladinni is a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatry, educational and clinical supervisor for St George’s training programme and Honorary Associate Professor for American University of the Caribbean. He was a Responsible Officer and Medical Director for an independent mental health provider for 4 years before starting his current role as the Medical Director for Priory Hospital Hayes Grove in December 2020.

Dr Oladinni's main areas of interests are:

  • Treatment of mood disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Schizophrenia
  • Anxiety and panic disorder
  • Alcohol addiction
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Bipolar affective disorder
  • Treatment resistant depression

Clinical articles and research papers

  • Post-ictal Psychosis: Clinical Features and Management- Progress in Neurology and Psychiatry, Volume 18(2), 28-31
  • Detection of Malingering in Clinical Settings (2006). Primary Psychiatry, volume 13 (1), 61-69.
  • Pathological Lying (2006). The Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry & the Law, volume 34(1), 131-132.
  • Dangerous People with Severe Personality Disorders (2005). Psychiatric Services, volume 57 no.7, 872-873.
  • A Survey of Inner London General Practitioners’ Attitudes Towards Depression (2002). Primary Care Psychiatry, volume 8 no.3, 95-98.


  • English
  • Yoruba (Nigeria)


  • Associate Professor in Psychiatry, American University of the Caribbean (AUC), 2015
  • Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (MB.Ch.B), 1987
  • CCST in General Adult Psychiatry(2002) - (Subspecialty accreditation: Liaison Psychiatry / Special interest: Forensic Psychiatry)
  • Fellow of The Royal College of Psychiatrists (FRCPsych), 2016
  • Membership of The Royal College of Psychiatrists (MRCPsych), 1998

I bring a wealth of experience and skills to my clinical and management role and aim to provide high-quality, evidence-based and individualised service to my patients. I have completed Royal College 360 feedback and received positive feedback from my patients.