Dr Karim Saad
GMC number: 3645169
Practicing since: 1985
Old Age Psychiatry
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Dr Karim Saad is a consultant psychiatrist and Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists specialising in the assessment and treatment of mental illness in older adults and in dementia and cognitive impairment, including Younger Onset Dementia. Formerly a full time Consultant Psychiatrist for 21 years at Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust, a clinical teacher at Warwick Medical School, and regional Clinical Director of the West Midlands Dementia Clinical Network, at NHS England, and after 32 years service in the NHS, Dr Saad now focuses exclusively on private healthcare provision.
Dr Saad runs private outpatient clinics for specialist assessment and treatment of psychiatric illness in older adults including:
- Bipolar Affective Disorder
- Delusional Disorder
- Psychotic Disorders
Dr Saad provides an assessment and treatment service for suspected or established cognitive impairment and dementia (including Younger Onset Dementia, when symptoms begin during 'working age') as well as for Delirium. Dr Saad assists individuals in designing their own risk reduction plans in Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and Dementia, including a focus on Active Ageing, managing Dementia risk factors and boosting Cognitive Resilience.
Dr Saad is experienced in the use of the Mental Health Act and the Mental Capacity Act and he welcomes referrals from solicitors for capacity assessments e.g. Lasting Powers of Attorney, Testamentary Capacity and Court of Protection assessments.
Dr Saad offers the following treatments/services at Nuffield Health Warwickshire Hospital:
- Drug therapy
- Psychiatric assessment
- Dementia risk reduction assessments
- Dementia and delirium screening
- Medicolegal Mental Capacity Assessments
- Younger Onset Dementia
- Active Ageing
- Mild Cognitive Impairment
Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions:
- Neurological disorder
- Pain management
Underwater Photography, Scuba Diving, Arts, Music.
Treatments and tests offered by Dr Karim Saad at Nuffield Health
Locations Dr Karim Saad works with
Over 40 peer reviewed publications.
- British Neuropsychiatric Association
- Fellow at the Royal College of Psychiatrists
Insurers Dr Karim Saad works with
Dr Karim Saad works with the following private medical insurance providers:
- AXA PPP Healthcare
- Vitality Health (Pru Health)
- Aviva Health
Dr Karim Saad does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Dr Karim Saad does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Dr Karim Saad does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.