Dr. Shaafi Raaisul Mahmood, MBBS, MD (Psychiatry)

Attending Consultant

Department: Psychiatry & Mental Health

  • Shaafi Raaisul Mohammad is a Consultant Psychiatrist.
  • He has obtained MBBS from Chattogram Maa-O-Shishu Hospital and Medical College under the University of Chittagong.
  • He has completed MD in Psychiatry from National Institute of Mental Health and Hospital (NIMH&H) under Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University(BSMMU).
  • He started his career as a lecturer in Physiology at Southern Medical College and Hospital in the year of 2014.
  • Currently he is working as an Assistant Professor in the department of Psychiatry at Chattogram Maa-O-Shishu Hospital and Medical College.
  • Shaafi has attended various National and international conferences and training programs related to mental health and medical research.
  • He has his research publications in various medical journals and has presented his papers in different international conferences.
  • He participated as a research psychiatrist in different national surveys (national mental health survey, national mental health comorbidity survey etc.).
  • He is an expert in applying psychotherapy which acts as an important and significant treatment module in mental health in addition with medications.
  • He has efficiency in applying different mental health related scales to diagnose and classify various mental illnesses as well as mental health related issues.
  • In the domain of Psychiatry he efficiently deals and manages various psychiatric disorders like depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic illnesses (schizophrenia , delusional disorder etc.)bipolar disorders, obsessive compulsive and related disorders, personality disorders, conduct disorders, somatic symptom and related disorders, psychosexual disorders, drug addiction, eating disorders, sleep wake disorders, neurocognitive disorders etc.
  • In Child and Adolescent psychiatry he deals with Neurodevelopmental disorders [ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorder, communication disorders etc.] by maintaining collaboration with multiple disciplines.
  • Shaafi is the member of Bangladesh Association of Psychiatrist (BAP) and Bangladesh Association of Child and Adolescent Mental Health (BACAMH).