Durre Shahwar MBBS,MRCPsych

Durre ShahwarMBBS,MRCPsych

Attending Physician Years Of Experience: 26
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • About Durre

    Dr. Durre Shahwar has been working as an Attending Physician Child and Adolescents Mental Health Services at Sidra medicine, Doha, Qatar, since 2018.
    Dr. Shahwar completed medical Graduation in 1996 from Khyber Medical College Pakistan and practiced General Medicine. She moved to UK in 2005, completed her training in Psychiatric specialties, Substance misuse, General Adult and Elderly Psychiatry, did MRCPsych in 2013 with Completion of Consultant Training in 2017.

    She completed Post Graduate Certificate in Medical Education from Cardiff University UK in 2015 and has taken up the role of Clerkship Director for Sidra medicine and Clinical Instructor for students from Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar.

    In UK, Dr Shahwar worked as a Consultant Child psychiatrist in Aneurin Bevan Health Board, UK, having an extensive experience of assessing and managing common and complex psychiatric and behavioral disorders and psychological interventions in outpatient and inpatient settings.


    MBBS, MRCPsych, Post-Graduation certificate in Medical Education

    Awards & Recognitions

    • Member Royal College of Psychiatrists

    • Clinical Instructor Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar

    • Areas of Interest: Transcultural Psychiatry and Philosophy

    Medical Publications

    1. Co-Authored a chapter on Sleep Disorders in Children and adolescent in the book “Chronic Disease and Disability: The Pediatric Heart", Second Edition (New York: Nova Biomedical, 2020).
    2. Contributed to a Pilot Study: The World Psychiatry Association Inaugural Student-Led Mental Health Conference to Increase Interest in Psychiatry as a Career in Qatar, 2020.
    Languages Spoken

    English, Hindi, Urdu

    Years of Experience
    Hospital Affiliations
    • Royal College of Psychiatrists
    Areas Of Interest

    Transcultural Psychiatry and Philosophy