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Dr. Shehrzad Y Qureshi

Professional Description:

Consultant Psychiatrist

Qualifications:

MB BS University of London, MSc MRCPsych

Area of work:

Scotland

Details

Dr Qureshi is a Consultant Psychiatrist in General Adult and Addiction Psychiatry.  He is approved under Section 22 of the Care and Treatment (Scotland) (2003) Act as having special experience in the diagnosis and treatment of Mental Disorder.

He is dually accredited on the specialist register held by the General Medical Council.

He has worked in an advisory capacity to a number of statutory and regulatory organisations including the General Medical Council, the Care Quality Commission and the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges of Scotland.

His clinical work involves the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patients suffering from complex psychiatric illness.

Dr Qureshi has extensive medico-legal experience and accept instructions from lawyers, employers and insurance companies. Psychiatric reports can be provided to civil and family courts. He undertakes reports where the main issues relate to psychiatric illness, injury or personality disorder. He has a special interest in medico-legal cases involving alcohol and substance misuse problems.

He is accustomed to giving evidence in courts and before tribunals. He can provide reports relating to employment matters and personal injury cases. He provides reports for the Pursuer, the Defender or as the Single Joint Expert.

The diagnoses most often encountered in such cases are Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Depression, Anxiety, Specific Phobias, Malingering, Pain and Adjustment Disorders.

Dr Qureshi is based in Glasgow. The waiting times to see clients for a medico-legal report is approximately 4 weeks.

 

Training

Has undertaken expert witness training through the Royal College of Psychiatrists and Bond Solon.

Membership

Membership of the Royal College of Psychiatrists

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