Center for Treatment and Rehabilitation, Dubai, UAE
Wael Foad’s extensive qualifications and contributions in the field of psychiatry are noteworthy. He holds the distinction of being both a Fellow and a Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in the UK. His educational journey encompasses a Master’s Degree in Health and Social Care Management from Liverpool John Moore’s University.
With an accomplished background, he previously served as a Consultant General Adult Psychiatrist in the NHS in the UK before relocating to the UAE in 2015. In the last three years, Wael Foad has held the position of a Consultant in Addiction Psychiatry at the Erada center, a vital government service for addiction treatment and rehabilitation in Dubai. Presently, he also takes on the role of Acting Medical Director.
Simultaneously, Wael Foad holds an Assistant Professor position at Dubai Medical College and serves as the Master Program Coordinator for the Postgraduate Master’s degree program in the Clinical Sciences of Addiction. His passion lies in Neuromodulation, particularly rTMS in the context of addiction. He holds the prestigious role of Director of the Neuromodulation Unit at Erada center.
His contributions extend to notable publications, including a piece in the Annals of Clinical Psychiatry examining the link between rTMS and abstinence duration in substance use disorders with comorbid depression. Additionally, he stands as a co-author in an Epidemiological Study of Suicidal Ideation and Suicidal Behaviour Among Patients with Substance Use Disorders, which was featured in the Journal of Adiktolojie in November 2022.
Wael Foad’s active engagement is evident through multiple poster presentations at the Royal College of Psychiatrists’ Congress from 2007 to 2021, showcasing his commitment to advancing the field.