MD Tariq Ghafoor
Tempe AZ, 85283
Dual Fellowship: Child/Adolescent Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. Triple Board Certification: General Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry.
BIO / Resume / CV:
Personal DOB: June 7, 1957 Citizenship: USA Medical Education (M.B.,B.S) Nishtar Medical College, Multan, Univ. of the Punjab, Pakistan (1976-82) Qualifying Exams FMGEMS: 1985 FLEX: 1987 Post Graduate Training Fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry USC School of Medicine; William S. Hall Psychiatric Institute Columbia, South Carolina 07/93 - 06/94 Fellowship in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry USC School of Medicine; William S. Hall Psychiatric Institute Columbia, South Carolina 07/91 - 06/93 Residency in General Psychiatry St. Elizabeths Hospital, Washington D.C. 07/88 - 06/91 ABPN Status (American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology) Board Certified: General Psychiatry 1994 Board Certified: Addiction Psychiatry 1998 Board Certified: Forensic Psychiatry 1999 Board Eligible: Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Medical Licensure AZ, PA, MD, VA, NC, SC, & GA Primary Professional Activity Chief of Forensic Psychiatry Arizona State Hospital, Phoenix, AZ 06/98 - Date Prior Professional Activities Clinical Private Practice: Child, Adolescent & Adult Psychiatry, Chandler, AZ 07/94 - 09/98 EMPACT-SPC (Suicide Prevention Center) Tempe, AZ 01/95 - 09/98 Consultant: Department of Economic Security Social Security/DDS, Phoenix, AZ 11/99 - 10/00 Administrative Medical Staff President Arizona State Hospital, Phoenix, AZ 06/01 07/03 Acting Chief Medical Officer Arizona State Hospital, Phoenix, AZ 07/02 10/02 Service Director, Adolescent RTC Charter Hospital, Chandler, AZ 07/94 - 06/95 Service Director, Acute Adult In-Patient Charter Hospital, Chandler, AZ 07/95 - 06/98 Medical Staff President Charter Hospital, Chandler, AZ 05/97 - 06/98 Professional Memberships American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry American Academy of Psychiatry and Law Professional Areas of Interest Clinical Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Disruptive Behavior Disorders (Oppositional Defiant Disorder & Conduct Disorder) Schizophrenia Mood Disorders Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Forensic Criminal Trial Competency Insanity, Criminal Responsibility & Diminished Capacity Post-Conviction Relief/Mitigation Transfer/Waiver of Juveniles to Adult Court Child Custody & Related Issues Psychiatric Disability & Workers Compensation Personal Injury & Psychiatric Harm Psychiatric Malpractice & Standards of Care Testamentary Capacity & other Civil Competencies References: Available Upon Request