Dr Nasser Loza

DPM&N, MSc., FRCPsych (Hon.)
Director and Consultant Psychiatrist

Dr Loza is a licensed, British trained psychiatrist with over twenty years of experience. He is the director of The Behman Psychiatric Hospital in Helwan, Egypt, and of the Maadi Psychology Centre, Egypt, and practices from several Behman Psychological Consultation clinic locations in Cairo and the International Clinic in London.

Dr Loza completed his medical training at Cairo University in 1981 and continued his training in psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry & the Maudsley Hospital in London. He became a Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in 1987 and a Fellow in 1995. He was awarded the Honorary Fellowship of the College in 2015.

Dr Loza is a member of American and Egyptian Psychiatric Associations and chair of the Arab Board of Psychiatry. He is a member of the editorial board of The Arab Journal of Psychiatry and The British Journal of Psychiatry (International). Additionally, he is Chairman of the Middle East Division of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

Dr Loza served as the Secretary General for Mental Health, Ministry of Health, and Population of Egypt (2006 – 2011). He currently serves on the Advisory Group that reviews and advises PD/PI for a multi-site NIH funded training grant.

Issues/Problems of Specialization

Dr Loza’s approach to treatment is eclectic using psychotherapy and psychopharmacology with a symptom based approach.

His long experience means he is comfortable working with a wide variety of difficulties and concerns including

  • Mood disorders
  • Addiction
  • Anxiety, Panic Attacks and OCD
  • Schizophrenia

Dr Loza's initial assessment lasts from one hour to one hour and a half, most follow-up sessions are 30-minutes long.

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