Dr Amjad Uppal

Dr Amjad Uppal

General psychiatry 05206533

  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network


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About me

Dr Uppal completed his undergraduate medical training in 1995 and subsequently worked in Primary Care and General Medicine before specialising in Psychiatry. He completed his core and specialist training in Gloucestershire in the Severn Deanery. He is on the GMC Specialist Register with accreditation in General Adult Psychiatry and an endorsement in Rehabilitation Psychiatry.

During his training Dr Uppal had the opportunity to work under the supervision of Professor David Nutt in the Psychopharmacology Unit in BRI, Bristol and Dr Jonathan Bird in the Neuropsychiatry Unit in the Burden Centre, Frenchay Hospital, Bristol. He has also completed the Foundation Course in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Skills from the Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre.

Dr Uppal is experienced in the assessment and management of both common mental disorders and serious mental illnesses. His first appointment as Consultant was with the Cheltenham Crisis and Home Treatment Team from January 2010 to July 2013 where he managed patients with both common and severe mental disorders in the community as well as in the hospital. In August 2013 he was appointed as Consultant to the Gloucester Assertive Outreach Team managing patients with severe and enduring mental disorders.

Dr Uppal has a keen interest in medical education and management. He served as Postgraduate Tutor and Inpatient Medical Lead from November 2010 to August 2013, Director of Medical Education from August 2013 to November 2017 and was appointed as Medical Director 2gether NHS Foundation Trust in December 2017. He was appointed as joint Medical Director 2gether NHS Foundation Trust and Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust in February 2019 and then as Medical Director in Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust in October 2019.

He was elected to Fellowship of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in November 2021.

Areas of interest

Mood Disorders - Bipolar Disorder and Depression; Anxiety Disorder; Obsessive Compulsive Disorder; Schizophrenia

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