Psychiatrist in Wandsworth
Depression is the most prevalent mental illness. According to the World Health Organisation, there are more than 264 million people of all ages who suffer from depression in 2020.
Bipolar affective disorder (also known as manic-depressive disorder) is a severe mental illness, characterised by episodes of extreme change in the mood (depressive, manic, mixed) and associated symptoms.
Dementia is an umbrella terms which refer to a group of diseases and conditions which affect the brain. These conditions present with persistent and progressive decline in different cognitive functions.
Dr. Behzad Basit
I have experience in diagnosis, treatment and management of functional mental illnesses such as mood disorders, anxiety, OCD, bipolar affective disorder and psychosis; in particular the interaction between physical illnesses and mental health problems. I am also experienced in assessment, diagnosis and management of cognitive disorders and matters relevant to these conditions including capacity assessment. In addition, I have epicene in diagnosis and treatment of Adult ADHD.
Wandsworth Psychiatric Clinic
Face to face appointments at our medical clinic can be booked by visiting our contact page here. Dr Basit also offers virtual appointments.
Yes, Dr Basit has admission privilege with Nightingale Hospital. During office hours, admissions are through his secretary or directly contacting Patient Services (Nightingale switchboard). If someone needs to be admitted under his care out of hours (in particular known patients), they can contact Nurse Coordinator via switchboard.
Yes, BUPA, AXA, Aviva, Vitality, Cigna, Healix.