Associate Professor Saddichha Sahoo

ATH - Associate Professor

Ipswich Clinical Unit
Faculty of Medicine


A/Prof Saddichha Sahoo is a Consultant Psychiatrist experienced in assessment and management of patients with mental illness including depression, anxiety and mood disorders. He has special interest in substance dependence issues and medical liaison, and is accredited as Addiction Psychiatrist and Consultation- Liaison Psychiatrist by RANZCP. Additionally, he has a special interest in Indigenous Mental Health from his work in this population while working as a Consultant Psychiatrist with Vancouver Coastal Health, Canada.

A/Prof Sahoo currently serves as Consultant Psychiatrist at Ipswich Hospital and St Andrew’s Private Hospital. He is also an Associate Professor at the School of Medicine at the University of Queensland teaching Addiction Psychiatry and Psychopharmacology. Previously, he trained and worked in India, and has since held appointments in Canada as Consultant Psychiatrist at Vancouver Coast Health in the management and rehabilitation of dual diagnosis patients, and University of British Columbia where he completed a Fellowship of Addiction Psychiatry.

Additionally, A/Prof Sahoo serves on the Education Committee for the American College of Clinical Pharmacology, and the Young Scientists Committee of the International College of Neuropsychopharmacology. He has been elected to the RANZCP Committee for Evidence Based Practice, and is the recipient of several international academic awards and prizes. He has authored/reviewed numerous articles published in peer reviewed journals, and has also contributed to book chapters.


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