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Dr Shehrzad Y Qureshi
Consultant Psychiatrist
Yameem Qureshi

Dr Shehrzad Y Qureshi

Dr Shehrzad Y Qureshi is a consultant psychiatrist who is dually accredited in general adult psychiatry and addiction psychiatry. His clinical work involves the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of a full range of psychiatric conditions including depression, anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).

Dr Qureshi specialises in the treatment of alcohol and drug problems. He has a particular interest in cases where mental health problems have led to addiction issues. He has worked in an advisory capacity to a number of national organisations, including the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges of Scotland and the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Dr Qureshi also has a keen interest in medicolegal matters and is an accredited expert witness who is registered with the Law Society of Scotland.


Dr Qureshi attained his medical degree from the University of London. He commenced his basic psychiatric training in North London before completing his higher specialist training in the west of Scotland. He holds a master’s degree in alcohol and drug studies and has been a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists since 2005.

Research interests

Dr Qureshi's research interests include genetic factors which contribute to the development of alcohol problems and the use of mindfulness as a means of preventing relapse in addiction problems.

He is on the General Medical Council (GMC) register as a specialist in both general psychiatry and substance misuse.

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