Professor Tayyeb Tahir

Consultant Psychiatrist

BSc, MBBS, Diploma in Psychiatry, FRCPsych, MD


Specialises in

My special interests are in the field of general adult psychiatry, consultation-liaison psychiatry and old age psychiatry.

I have extensive experience in managing a whole spectrum of psychiatric disorders such as depression, generalised anxiety, panic disorder, bipolar affective disorder and schizophrenia.

I also work with patients in a holistic manner with a biopsychosocial approach to help them manage psychological consequences of chronic physical illnesses, chronic pain, chronic fatigue and health anxiety.

I am also a Consultant Psychiatrist at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, and a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. I am registered with General Medical Council for general adult psychiatry, old age psychiatry with an endorsement for consultation and liaison psychiatry. I am recognised under Section 12 of the Mental Health Act as having special experience in the assessment and treatment of mental disorders.

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Some of the principal treatments carried out by Professor Tayyeb Tahir at Spire include:

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Clinical interests

Psychiatry

Adult Psychiatry, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry and Old Age Psychiatry.

Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS / Univeristy of Punjab / 1990
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery


Professional memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrist

Research and publications

  • Ponsford, M., Castle, D., Tahir, T., et al (2018). Clozapine is associated with secondary antibody deficiency. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 1-7
  • Tahir T, Watkins A, Slack P, et al (2018) Liaison Psychiatry services in Wales, BJPsych Bulletin, 1-4
  • Hasnain M, Tahir T, (2018),Use of Antipsychotic Medications in Non-Substance

Current NHS posts

Department of Liaison Psychiatry, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff

Contact information

Telephone 029 2073 1112
Website http://www.cardiffpsychiatrist.co.uk
Private secretary Emma Lloyd
Private secretary email cardiffpsychiatrist@gmail.com