Dr. Faiq Hameedi, MD

Dr. Faiq Hameedi, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Faiq Hameedi, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Scarsdale, NY and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Sindh Medical College, Dow University Of Health Sciences in 1983 and specializes in psychiatry, adult psychiatry, and more.Read his story

455 Central Park Ave Ste 311

Scarsdale, NY 10583

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Top Care Areas

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more than 70% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
more than 40% of peers
Major Depressive Disorder
more than 30% of peers

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Dr. Hameedi's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hameedi "Dr. Hameedi joined the faculty in the Department of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut and had the opportunity to work with some of the foremost researchers in psycho-pharmacology; Dr Dennis Charney. Scott Woods. He worked as the Director of the Medication Development Center at Yale School of Medicine and was on the teaching faculty at Yale School of Medicine for 14 years. After graduating medical school in 1983, Dr. Hameedi completed his MPH from New York Medical College in 1987. He joined residency training in the Department of Psychiatry at Lincoln Medical Center through New York Medical College and was nominated to be the Chief Resident. He did his fellowship in Anxiety and Depression and Psycho-pharmacology at the Anxiety and Depression Clinic of Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, in New York and worked with of some of the best physician teachers; Dr. Gregory Asnis and Dr. Herman Van Praag. Dr. Hameedi was certified by the American College of Psycho-pharmacology and American College of Forensic Examiners. He is Board Certified by The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and The American Board of Addiction Medicine. He is well published and has presented extensively at various national, international, and sponsored medical conferences. He is very active in educational and community support philanthropic activities. Dr Hameedi has been an invited guest ot various scientific radio and TV programs and has discussed various issues from public health prospective Dr. Hameedi is the recipient of the Physician Scientist Award from Yale School of Medicine. Additionally, he received the 2013 Patients Choice Award and the Physician's Peer Reviewed Award. Dr. Hameedi has been mentioned in Madison's WHO IS WHO in Medicine and has been in practice for the past 25 years. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hameedi "The Anxiety and Depression Center of Scarsdale is a unique, private psychiatry practice located in lower Westchester County, New York and the Bronx.  Dr. Faiq A. Hameedi is a Board Certified Psychiatrist who specializes in the discreet treatment of individuals experiencing mental illness and psychiatric symptoms. Dr. Hameedi understands that each individual is unique and requires a custom-tailored approach to address that person's needs.

Our goal at the Anxiety and Depression Center of Scarsdale is to provide a friendly andsupportive environment so that our patients can explore their emotional needs and overcome barriers which limit their potential.  Dr. Hameedi has experience dealing with a wide variety of pathologies.

 We are committed to the mental health and well being of every individual.  We work  within the context of multiple treatment modalities helping each person get to their desired destination for optimal happiness.  "

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5  Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Behavioral Psychiatry
  • Cognitive & Behavioral Psychology

1  Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

24  Conditions Treated

4  Procedures

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Medication Management
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.


  • Sindh Medical College, Dow University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Lincoln Med Mntl Health Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hameedi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hameedi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hameedi to family and friends
31 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

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Dr. Hameedi's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Dr Hameedi is a true professional. He takes the time out to get to the root of the issues you're dealing with. He is compassionate and caring and goes above and beyond to try to make you comfortable. I recommended him to my friends.
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I would recommend this doctor because I came to see him when I was in a terribly ill state, non-functioning with extreme anxiety and depression and he knew the right combination of treatment of medications and confidence that he could help me, and within a reasonable period of time and he did...more
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Would highly recommend Dr. Hameedi . He takes the time to allow patients to comfortably discuss issues, therefore appointments may run a bit over. Truly worth it. He's not a pharmacy pusher, he prescribe medication that actually works in which you notice improvement. So pleased that I have finally...more
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I really love Dr Hameedi and after two years of staying with him even though he has NEVER been able to keep a scheduled appointment time. The final straw was me sitting there at 7:30 waiting since my 6:30 appointment I told the nasty receptionist that I had to leave and how this was...more
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He is a very caring and understandable dr,I recommend him
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