Dr Arshad Siddique

Consultant Adult Psychiatrist specialising in Eating Disorders

Dr Siddique

Dr Arshad Siddique has over 10 years’ experience as a Consultant Psychiatrist in both the NHS and Private Sector, specialising in General Adult Psychiatry and Eating Disorders.

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Dr Siddique works in London as Independent Psychiatrist in the NHS and Private Sector. His expertise are assessments of severe and enduring mental illness of working age groups; In particular,

  • Depression, Schizophrenia, Bipolar, Dysthymia, Cyclothymia, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Somatoform Disorder, Phobia.
  • Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, ARFID (Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder), Binge Eating Disorders. The list is not exhaustive.

Experience of giving evidence

Dr Siddique provides expert opinion/Second opinion for people suffering with mental disorders and those detained under the Mental Health Act 1983 (as amended).

He accepts instructions for Coroner’s Inquest, Fitness to Practice Hearings, Breach of Duty, Clinical Negligence.

Cases undertaken

Dr Siddique’s area of interest is;,

  • Fitness to plead
  • Personal injury cases
  • Clinical negligence
  • Expert report writing and giving evidence during Regulatory Proceedings, Inquest and Court Proceedings
  • Second opinion for people detained under the Mental Health Act 1983 (as amended)


Languages spoken

  • English – Fluent
  • Urdu – Fluent


Dr Siddique is able to offer face to face assessment as well as via Video Link. Domiciliary Service is available in certain instances. The average timescale to furnish reports is 14 working days.

Qualifications and memberships


  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
  • Master of Psychological Medicine (MPM)
  • Certificate Membership Royal College of Psychiatrists (MRCPsysh) Equivalence
  • Master of Science (MSc) Clinical and Public Health Nutrition-Eating Disorders
  • Formally trained in Radically Open Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (RO-DBT)
  • Accredited Expert Witness- School of Law and Politics, Cardiff University Bond Solon
  • Approved under Section 22 of Mental Health (Care & Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003, with Special Experience in Diagnosing and Treating Mental Disorders
  • Approved under Section 12 (2) of Mental Health Act 1983 (as amended) England and Wales for having special expertise in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders
  • Approved/Responsible Clinician for patients detained under the Mental Health Act 1983 (as amended).


  • Expert Witness- General Medical Council (GMC)
  • Fully registered with the GMC with a licence to practice
  • Inclusion onto the GMC specialist register in General Psychiatry
  • International Fellow  American Psychiatric Association (IFAPA)
  • Good standing with the Royal College of Psychiatrists’ Continuous Professional Development (CPD)

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