Dr. Ahmed El-Shafei

Consultant Psychiatrist

Dr. Ahmed Elshafei is a general adult psychiatrist with more than 20 years of experience in Psychiatry. He obtained his PhD in Psychiatry in 2002 from the Faculty of Medicine at Ain Shams University and he holds a Diploma of Psychiatric Practice from Kings College, London conjoined with Faculty of Medicine at Ain Shams University since 2000.

He has practiced in both academic and clinical settings in Ain Shams University, Egypt and in private hospitals in Egypt and Gulf region. He is experienced in the diagnosis and management of different psychiatric disorders such as depression and other mood disorders, anxiety disorder, panic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, sexual and sleep disorders, schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders, bipolar disorder, and personality disorders. Dr. Elshafei has special interest in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy in depression, anxiety disorders, and personality disorders. He also has an extensive experience in management of work related stress as well as couple and marital counselling.

Dr. Elshafei has been awarded by the WPA for his outstanding work with patients with chronic mental illness in 2005.  His work on the rehabilitation of patients with schizophrenia was unprecedented. He developed an educational program to improve the knowledge and attitude of families of patients with schizophrenia in Arabic language.

Dr. Elshafei has published research articles in many regional and international journals and has been recognized as an eminent speaker in many national and international scientific conferences.

Contact Information

Tel: +9714 507 8000
Fax: +9714 507 8001
E-Mail: dubaicommunityhc@gmail.com