Mudassar Tariq is a board certified adult psychiatrist and fellowship trained child and adolescent psychiatrist. He received his medicine degree from one of the top rated medical schools in South Asia, King Edward Medical University, Lahore, Pakistan. He moved to US to pursuit graduate education in Medicine. He joined a research team at New York Psychiatric Institute / Columbia University, NY. He was particularly interested in transfer of trauma stress from first responder parents to their children in context of World Trade Center attacks. He also participated in research at Beth Israel Medical Center, NY related to development of scales to assess probability of impulsive suicide attempts.
Dr. Mudassar Tariq was accepted for his Adult General Psychiatry residency training at UMDNJ, The University Hospital in Newark, NJ. He received top notch training in substance abuse, Adult PTSD, Depression and schizophrenia management in multiple settings. He has worked with Veterans and has special interest and expertise in Post-traumatic stress disorder management. Dr. Mudassar Tariq completed his subspecialty training in child and adolescent treatment from Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA. He received excellent training from specialty renowned supervisors in evaluation of treatment of behavioral problems in children. He is well experienced in evaluation and management of ADHD, Autism spectrum disorders, Depression, Bipolar disorder, Anxiety, Borderline personality disorder and adolescent substance abuse disorders. He is also well trained in use of Psychotherapeutic techniques e.g. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Interpersonal therapy, Family therapy, Parent-Child interaction therapy, Dialectical Behavioral therapy.
Dr. Tariq has also received training and is certified in treatment of opiate dependence with Suboxone. Dr. Tariq joined Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children Hospital in August 2014. He has clinical and teaching responsibilities at The Center for Children and Women at Greenspoint and Southwest locations.