Dr. Uzma Faheem, MD

Dr. Uzma Faheem, MD

Addiction Psychiatry  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 49
Dr. Uzma Faheem, MD is an addiction psychiatry specialist in Burlington, NC and has been practicing for 26 years. She graduated from Dow Medical College-Civil Hospital Karachi in 1992 and specializes in addiction psychiatry, adult psychiatry, and more.

1236 Huffman Mill Rd Ste 1500

Burlington, NC 27215

Contact Information

(336) 538-7888

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Magellan Health Services
  • 4 More

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Dr. Faheem's Experience

Dr. Faheem'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 Psychiatry
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

6  Specialties

  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Behavioral Nutrition Counseling
  • Behavioral Psychiatry
  • Community Psychiatry
  • Emergency Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

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

32  Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
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2  Procedures

  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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.


  • Dow Medical College-Civil Hospital Karachi
    Medical School | Graduated 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Faheem has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Faheem's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Faheem to family and friends
21 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

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Dr. Faheem's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

IF at all possible steer away from this doctor!! She does not listen to her patients or care about their health. The other reviews are correct. She shouldn't be practicing.
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Met first time and only gave me 15 minutes to tell her about my conditions. Told her off and this is my time and I pay to see her! Very rude and does not listen about your mental illness and health. Pill pusher. She rx me a medication I am very unsure of. I am going to give it a try though. I have...more
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Nearly walked out of initial consultation. Dr. Faheem seemed desperate to peg me into the holes she wanted. Took small comments and made wild leaps of (il)logic. When it came time to refill the medication she prescribed, CVS was unable to get it refilled. Called the office and they took a note....more
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Made a bad situation worse with her icy demeanor. Needs to work on her people skills. Spent very little time with patient...10-15 minutes. Never re-evaluated during 4 day hospital stay.
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Pill pusher. Did a 30 minute evaluation for a local college student. It is poor practice not to spend at least 90 minutes to do a comprehensive evaluation before prescribing psychotropic drugs.
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