Dr. Shabana Firdous, MD

Dr. Shabana Firdous, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Shabana Firdous, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Sterling, VA and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from Allama Iqbal Med College Lahore in 1988 and specializes in psychiatry.

21145 Whitfield Pl Ste 105

Sterling, VA 20165

Contact Information

(540) 667-1226

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • HealthSmart
  • Wells Fargo Insurance

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Top Care Areas

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more than 55% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
more than 20% of peers
Bipolar Disorder
more than 17% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

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

8  Conditions Treated

1  Procedures

  • Psychiatric Evaluation

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for 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.


  • Allama Iqbal Med College Lahore
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • St Elizabeths Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Firdous has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Firdous' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Firdous to family and friends
40 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (40)

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Dr. Firdous' 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 (4)

One of the worst psychiatrists I've seen. Comes across very abruptly which gives the perception that she does not care or listen she is just dictating instructions. They are almost always behind so be prepared to wait for your terse, cold session.
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(continued) vomiting, and diarrhea. Severe cases may result in coma and even death. Please do not go to her. Once my friend was experiencing these interactions, she had to go to the hospital. Dr. Firdous was not available because she was out of the country and her staff was of no help. they told my...more
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Horrible Doctor! Please save yourself the trouble and time! She is by far, the worst Doctor I've ever had the displeasure of dealing with. Unfortunately she is one of the only doctors that prescribe my medication so I have no choice but to deal with her once a month but I feel horrible after each...more
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Dr. Furdous took the time to listen to my mental health history. She was very thoughtful and transparent in her assessment of me and the treatment plan she suggested.
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