Dr Irshaad Ebrahim
Speciality: Sleep Disorders
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.
Narcolepsy and Memory Disorders
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.