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Dr Shahzada Aftab Hussain Shah

Dr Shah is a highly professional Consultant Psychiatrist who is currently working for the Bedford Community Mental Health Services, providing clinical leadership to a multi-disciplinary team (MDT)


Dr Shah obtained his medical degree (MBBS) from King Edward Medical University Lahore, Pakistan in 1994. In 2001 and 2003, he went on to complete Diplomas in Clinical Psychiatry (DCP) and Psychological Medicine (DPM) with the Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians in Dublin, Ireland.

Dr Shah did his postgraduate training in Psychiatry in Dublin, Ireland followed by additional specialised training with Royal College of Psychiatrists London (MRCPsych) for the award of CCT.

In 2013, he then went onto complete a Masters of Business Administration in International Hospital Management &
Healthcare (MBA) with the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, Germany. 

He is registered with the General Medical Council (GMC) no. 6105620.  and has Approved Clinician (AC) status and Section 12(2) Approval (England) by the Secretary of State.

Dr Shah successfully completes his yearly appraisal and revalidation as required by the GMC.

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Psychiatrists

  • Medical Protection Society

  • British Medical Association

  • General Medical Council


Dr Shah is a Senior Consultant Psychiatrist with 20 years’ experience as a Psychiatrist, working across the NHS Mental Health Services in General Psychiatry. 

His extensive experience incorporates assessing and treating the particular needs of both male and female clients with a wide variety of psychological and mental health issues.

He specialises in anxiety disorder, depression and treatment-resistant depression, psychotherapy, bipolar spectrum disorders, adult ADHD, addictions, and eating disorders in both male and female clients.

Dr Shah believes in joint working with patients and their families, and consistent monitoring of progress.


  • ADHD

  • Bipolar

  • Psychosis

  • Depression

  • Eating Disorders

  • Anxiety disorders

  • Drug Dependence

  • Post-Natal Depression

  • Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

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