Dr. Nihal Mohammed Erfan

Mental Health Department
National Neuroscience Institute

Current Position
Chairperson, Department Of Mental Health
General Details
Languages Spoken:
English & Arabic

Education & Board Certificates
1.     MD form King Abdulaziz University for medicine and allied health
2.     Residency in psychiatry – University of British Columbia- Vancouver- Canada
3.     Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry- University of British Columbia- Vancouver-Canada
Expertise or Specialty
Mental health issues affecting children, adolescents and families. Assessment and diagnosis and management of neurodevelopmental disorders: autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Assessment, diagnosis and management of mood, anxiety, eating and psychotic disorders in children and adolescents. Consultation liaison, addressing psychiatric issues in medically ill children and teens. Parenting issues as well as family interventions. Conducting different forms of psychotherapy.
Special interest in quality and hospital accreditations.