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Ayesha Waheed

Ayesha Waheed, MD

Assistant Professor


Department: Psychiatry

Practices: Drexel Psychiatry

Specialties: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychiatry

Education

  • MD - King Edward Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan

Ayesha Waheed, MD, is board certified in general psychiatry as well as child and adolescent psychiatry.

Clinical Services

Psychiatric evaluation, Medication management, Child and adolescent psychiatry

Affiliated Hospitals

Friends Hospital, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Hahnemann University Hospital

Fellowships

  • Child Psychiatry - Drexel University College of Medicine

Residencies

  • General Psychiatry - Pennsylvania State University, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Dr. Ayesha Waheed is an assistant professor of psychiatry at Drexel University College of Medicine and director of the Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship program.

Publications

"A Systematic and Critical Review of the Effect of Long Term Stimulant Use on the Development of Substance Use Disorders among Children with ADHD"
Pandhi SA, Waheed A, Ambrosini PJ, Waslick BD
Pending submission

"Addressing the Need for Increase in CMS Funded Psychiatry Residency Positions to Meet the Needs of Underserved Areas Where International Medical Graduates (IMGs) Can Have Major Roles"
Cagande CC, Mahr F, Waheed A, Aggarwal R et al
AADPRT Action Paper, April 2016 

"Comparison of Structure of Psychiatry Training Across Atlantic"
Zafar MK, Beg U, Waheed A
Drexel Med Journal; 10 (1):47-53, 2016

"The role of antipsychotics in the management of behavioural symptoms in children and adolescents with autism"
Malone RP, Waheed A
Drugs (Adis International Limited) 69(5):535-548 (2009)

"Pharmacotherapy of aggression in a 9-year-old with ADHD"
Findling RL, Newcorn JH, Malone RP, Waheed A, Prince JB, Kratochvil CJ
Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 46:653-658 (2007)

"Low Bone Density with the Use of Valproate" [Letter]
Waheed A, Kettl PA
General Hospital Psychiatry 27 (5): 376-378 (2005)

Presentations

National

"Sub-Specialty Recruitment Barriers & Opportunities: Finding the Missing Link"
Kerleck A, Kovach J, Lewis R, Shah S, Waheed A
Workshop, AADPRT Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Calif., March 2017 

"Improving Outcomes for a Transitional Age Patient with Autism through a Systems of Care Approach"
Pandhi SA, Waheed A
Poster Session, AACAP Annual Meeting, New York, N.Y., October 2016

"Providing Holistic Care Through Systems of Care Approach"
With Khan ML
AACAP Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, October 2015

"Understanding Cultural Needs of Families While Integrating Systems of Care"
With Tirado-Morales D
AACAP Annual Meeting, San Diego, Calif., October 2014

"Skin Picking Disorder (Excoriation)"
With Silman A
APA Annual Meeting, New York, N.Y., May 2014

"Low Bone Density with the Use of Valproic Acid"
New Research Young Investigator Poster Session, APA Annual Meeting, New York, N.Y., May 2004

Local

"Evaluating Systems of Care and Social Determinants of Health in an Open Access Service Delivery Model for Youth in a Community Mental Health Center"
Pandhi SA, Waheed A
Grand Rounds, Department of Psychiatry, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pa., May 2017 

"Not All Generics Are Created Equal"
Zafar MK, Majeed MH, Waheed A, Ali AA
Poster Session, Philadelphia Psychiatric Society, Annual Colloquium of Scholars, Philadelphia, Pa., April 2016 

"Sexual Side Effects of Psychotropics"
Zafar MK, Majeed MH, Waheed A, Ali AA
Poster Session, Philadelphia Psychiatric Society, Annual Colloquium of Scholars, Philadelphia, Pa., April 2016

"Stimulant Induced Psychosis in a Child Treated for ADHD"
With Aguilo-Seara M
Drexel Discovery Day, Drexel University College of Medicine, March 2015

"Systems of Care in Child Psychiatry: History, Evidence, & Challenges"
Tirado-Morales D, Waheed A
Grand Rounds, Department of Psychiatry, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pa., December 2014

"Dyskinesia Induced by Amphetamine Based Stimulants"
With Ghobrial-Sedky K
Drexel Research Day, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pa., April 19, 2012

"Health Maintenance for Chronic Patients: Osteoporosis"
With Kettl PA
Grand Rounds, Pennsylvania State University, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pa., April 8, 2004


Contact Information


Practice Office

Drexel Psychiatry
4641 Roosevelt Boulevard
Friends Hospital, Scattergood Building
Philadelphia, PA 19124
Phone: 215.831.4021
Fax: 215.831.6382