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Dr. Hassan Kapadia

Professional Description:

Consultant Psychiatrist specialising in clinical negligence and complex personal injury


B.Med.Sc.(Hons.), M.B., Ch.B. (Birm.), P.G.Dip.C.T. (Oxon.), D.R.C.O.G., F.R.C.Psych.

77 Westfield Road
West Midlands
B15 3JF
Area of work:

Nationwide: remote assessments / Birmingham / Harley Street


Dr Kapadia is a consultant psychiatrist specialising in the psychiatric sequelae of medical negligence and complex personal injury.

He has experience providing psychiatric condition and prognosis reports in a range of medical negligence cases including sepsis and amputation; misdiagnosis; delayed diagnosis; ophthalmology; obstetrics and gynaecology; cauda equina; and dental negligence.

As a Consultant Perinatal Psychiatrist working within the NHS and for the Priory Group, he has a particular interest and specialism in the psychiatric sequelae of obstetric negligence. He has extensive clinical experience assessing and treating women during pregnancy and the postpartum period and regularly provides expert psychiatric opinion in a range of obstetric medicolegal cases, including maternal birth injury; birth trauma; wrongful birth; mismanagement of labour; stillbirth; and secondary victim trauma for birthing partners.

He has further experience commenting on high profile and sensitive cases including racial abuse and discrimination.

Dr Kapadia also accepts instructions for high value, complex personal injury with particular experience commenting on workplace injury such as crush injuries and traumatic amputations. Other instructions are accepted on a case-by-case basis.

Appointments are provided virtually with a waiting list of 8-10 weeks.

Report turnaround time is 2-4 weeks, with expedited reports available by request.

Dr Kapadia provides free pre-instruction advice to Claimant and Defendant solicitors and is available to help in the preparation of expert agendas and Part 35 questions.


Core and Higher Psychiatric Training completed in Birmingham/West Midlands

Expert Training

Bond Solon Expert Witness Training: Excellence in Report Writing (2008); Part 1 of the Certificate of Medical Reporting (2014)


General Medical Council no. 6073211: Full Registration with a Licence to Practice; Specialist Registration in Psychotherapy; Recognised trainer • Membership of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (no.813877) • Diplomate of the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (no.178716); Approved by the Secretary of State under S12(2) of the Mental Health Act 1983 • Approved Clinician (AC) status • British Medical Association (no.7720758) • Medical Defence Union (no.357299C) • Lifetime member of the Oxford Union

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