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Dr Irshaad Ebrahim

MBChB MRCPsych

Consultant Neuropsychiatrist

Speciality: Sleep Disorders,

Location: Weymouth Street Hospital

(0)20 3075 2346

Professional Profile

Irshaad Ebrahim obtained his medical degree from the Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, South Africa. After completeing a research fellowship in Canada, he trained in Psychiatry at University College, London and Guy’s King’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals. He has postgraduate qualifications in Family Therapy, Neuropharmacology and the Neuropsychiatry of Sleep and Memory disorders. He was appointed as a substantive Consultant Neuropsychiatrist in Sleep Disorders in 2002 at St. Thomas’ Hospital, London. His research interests include studying the role of the brain peptide Hypocretin (Orexin) in Narcolepsy, Excessive Sleepiness, Memory and Neurological Disorders. In addition ,he leads an active clinical research programme for new treatments for Insomnia, Depression and Anxiety Disorders. He is the Medical Director of The London Sleep Centre.

Specialises In

Narcolepsy and Memory Disorders

Insomnia

Parasomnias

Professional Memberships

The British Sleep Society

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine

The British Neuropsychiatry Association

The Royal College of Psychiatrists

The Royal Society of Medicine section on Sleep Medicine.

Contact Details

NHS Base

St Thomas' Hospital

Contact

London Sleep Centre
020 7725 0523

Personal Email

Personal Website