Dr. Tariq Ghafoor, MD
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Addiction Psychiatry | Male

Care Philosophy

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.

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Biography

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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Dr. Ghafoor says...

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.

Dr. Ghafoor's Care Philosophy

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.

Dr. Ghafoor says...

ADHD 

Alcohol and Substance Abuse

Anxiety Disorders 

Bipolar Disorder

Depression

Dual Diagnosis 

Disability Evaluations

Forensic Matters

PTSD 

Schizophrenia 

Suboxone Treatment 

Dr. Ghafoor's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  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
  •  Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

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 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

Education

  • Medical School
    BAHUDDIN ZAKARIA UNIVERSITY / NISHTAR MEDICAL COLLEGE

    Graduated in 1983

  • Internship Hospital
    St Elizabeth's Hospital

    Completed in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    St Elizabeths Hospital

    Completed in 1991

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Usc School Of Medicine/wm S Hall Psychology Institute

    Completed in 1993

    Usc School Pf Medicine/wm S Hall Psychology Institute

    Completed in 1994

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu

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Specialties

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

Procedures Performed

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