Dr. Ahmed Faheem, MD

Dr. Ahmed Faheem, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
Dr. Ahmed Faheem, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Beckley, WV and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Aligarh Muslim University / J.L.N. Medical College in 1970 and specializes in psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, and more.

1014 Johnstown Rd

Beckley, WV 25801

Contact Information

(304) 252-4433

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
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Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
very high
more than 99% of peers
Schizoaffective Disorder
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bipolar Disorder
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Faheem "Appalachian Psychiatric Services in Beckley, WV, is a private practice in all aspects of psychiatry serving the population for over 30 years with a compassionate understanding, empathetic and caring attitude. We serve patients of all ages covering a broad spectrum of psychiatric conditions with a team of multi-disciplinary staff. Our physicians and other staff members have privileges at local hospitals. Dr. Faheem is Board certified and is a Distinguished Life Fellow of APA."

3  Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Geriatric Psychiatry

3  Board Certifications

  • Addiction Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

57  Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Confusion
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Factitious Disorders
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Munchausen Syndrome
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Panic Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophreniform Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
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14  Procedures

  • Alcohol Testing
  • Behavior Modification
  • Detoxification
  • Detoxification Evaluation
  • Drug Testing
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Medication Management
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychological Testing
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Psychotherapy Services

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for West Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Nizam College, Hyderabad, Ap, India
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1965
  • Aligarh Muslim University / J.L.N. Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • Jn Med College Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1971
  • Central/Walsgrave Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Jn Med College Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Missouri
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Missouri
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Faheem has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Ahmed Faheem, MD
He is an exceptional doctor. He saved my husband's life. His counseling staff is top notch. He is caring and no nonsense. My husband has been a patient for 20 years. He has helped him tremendously. I highly recommend Dr. Faheem.
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M. Rodriguez in Beckley, WV – Jul 26, 2018
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Rarely looks at you during visit. Doesn't listen. Inappropriate care; does not review nor keep up with medications family physician orders. Says call if you need appt., before next return; requested visit, staff will not schedule visit. When walked in, was eventually seen but Dr. did not listen....Read More
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Dec 27, 2017
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I have already recommended Dr. Faheem to my son. I consider him an excellent Psychiatrist. I have a panic disorder and He has been a tremendous help. Thank you so much Dr. Faheem & Kelly, my Counselor. Sincerely. Carolyn Richardson Fruitland Park. FL
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