Dr. Benjamin Baig

Consultant Liaison Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist at South London & Maudsley NHS trust

Dr. Benjamin Baig is an esteemed Consultant Liaison Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, coupled with the role of Senior Clinical Lecturer at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Neuroscience, Kings College London. With expertise spanning Complex and Medically Unexplained Symptoms, Functional Neurological Disorders, and Neuropsychiatry, Dr. Baig also specializes in addressing comorbid mental and physical health conditions. Holding dual CCTs in General Adult and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, he brings a comprehensive understanding to his practice.

Dr. Baig's academic achievements include an MPhil in Schizophrenia Genetics and a PhD in Depression in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. As a fellow of the Higher Education Academy, he has showcased a commitment to medical education. His contributions extend globally, having held a Wellcome Trust Training Fellowship and academic positions at the University of Edinburgh and the University of Malawi. Currently serving as the Deputy Director of International Affairs at the Royal College of Psychiatrists, Dr. Baig stands as a dedicated professional making significant strides in the field of global mental health.