Child and Youth Psychiatry
Dr Syed Shah MBBS, MRCPsych, FRANZCP
Dr Syed Shah is a Consultant Psychiatrist who has for the last 12 years specialised in the area of Youth Mental Health. Dr Shah has worked widely in Australia and also in the United Kingdom.
Dr Shah is the Chief Executive Officer at PsychCare Services and Visiting Youth Psychiatrist at a number of Headspace sites across Queensland and New South Wales. Dr Shah held previous positions as Head of Ipswich Clinical School and Staff Specialist in Child and Youth Mental Health Services in Ipswich.
Dr Shah is passionate about clinical psychiatry and enjoys teaching medical students, junior doctors and registrars. In recognition of this, he was awarded the 2011 Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award at the University of Queensland where he is currently a Senior Lecturer.
Dr Shah runs a clinic at PsychCare Services (52 Brisbane Street, East Ipswich) most Tuesdays. During the rest of the week, he is usually interstate working as a visiting psychiatrist for a number of headspace centres in Queensland and New South Wales. He currently supports the following headspace sites:
Queensland: Cairns, Townsville, Mt Isa, Hervey Bay and Warwick
New South Wales: Coffs Harbour, Port Macquarie, Wagga Wagga, Bathurst, Cowra and Tamworth