Dr. Tariq Ghafoor, MD

Dr. Tariq Ghafoor, MD

Addiction Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Tariq Ghafoor, MD is an addiction psychiatry specialist in Tempe, AZ and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Bahuddin Zakaria University / Nishtar Medical College in 1983 and specializes in addiction psychiatry, child & adolescent psychiatry, and more.Read his story

1030 E Guadalupe Rd

Tempe, AZ 85283

Contact Information

(480) 491-1898

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Gilsbar 360
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Providence Health Plans
  • 2 More

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Addiction Psychiatry
  • Board certified in Addiction Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry and Psychiatry
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Ghafoor's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ghafoor "Dr. Ghafoor completed psychiatric residency in Washington D.C. followed by 2 consecutive fellowships of sub-specialty training. He is Board Certified in General Adult Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry & Board Eligible in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Ghafoor has over 25 years of experience in treating patient suffering from psychiatric &/or substance use disorders. He specializes in medical detoxification of patients with alcohol and drug dependence and treatment of patients with co-occurring disorders. He has a very active practice in various clinical settings and has served in several leadership positions (Medical Director, President of Medical Staff) at all 3 hospitals where he has worked over the last 20 years.Dr. Ghafoor is an active member of the: American Psychiatric Association (APA) Arizona Psychiatric Society (APS) American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) & American Academy of Psychiatry & the Law (AAPL). He is the Past President of the Arizona Psychiatric Society (2012- 13) and has been appointed as an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Arizona, College of Medicine Phoenix. He is a Consultant to the Arizona Medical Board."
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Care Philosophy

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The Valley Hospital will be the hospital of choice for patients and their families, doctors, employees, and community volunteers.

We will remain committed to excellence in clinical care and patient and family centered care; responsiveness to community needs; and investment in our people, programs, services, facilities and technology.

We will provide superior service by collaborating with patients, their families, our doctors, and each other.

Valley Health System exists to provide healthcare services that meet the changing needs of the region and to promote all aspects of good health in our communities. The people of Valley Health System are committed to quality and respect for the individual."

5  Specialties

  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

3  Board Certifications

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

28  Conditions Treated

  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Anorexia
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Hallucinogen Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Panic Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Suicidal Ideation

9  Procedures

  • Addiction Treatment
  • Detoxification
  • Detoxification Evaluation
  • Medication Management
  • Outpatient Psychiatry
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
  • Stress Management

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Bahuddin Zakaria University / Nishtar Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • St Elizabeth's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • St Elizabeths Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Usc School Of Medicine/Wm S Hall Psychology Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Usc School Pf Medicine/Wm S Hall Psychology Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu

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