Dr. Samaiya Mushtaq is an attending psychiatrist accomplished in designing innovative skills-based educational programming on wellness and spirituality, with experience teaching to local Muslim communities, corporations, and medical students. She has a broad range of clinical training in inpatient, outpatient, consult, and emergency settings with diverse patient populations.


Medical School
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (2015)
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2019), Psychiatry


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Bringing Psychiatry into the Mosque: Analysis of a Community Psycho-education Intervention
Mushtaq S, Ayvaci E, Hashimi M, North CS Journal of Psychiatric Practice 2020 (in press)
Paediatric ED BiPAP continuous quality improvement programme with patient analysis: 2005-2013.
Abramo T, Williams A, Mushtaq S, Meredith M, Sepaule R, Crossman K, Burney Jones C, Godbold S, Hu Z, Nick T, BMJ Open 2017 01 7 1 e011845
Scientology and Involuntary Commitment: A Case Report
Bershader R, Mushtaq BS, Saxena A The American Journal of Psychiatry Residents? Journal 2014 9 6 13-14
Utility of postoperative radiographs for cervical spine fusion: a comprehensive evaluation of operative technique, surgical indication, and duration since surgery.
Shau DN, Bible JE, Samade R, Gadomski SP, Mushtaq B, Wallace A, McGirt MJ, O'Neill KR, Devin CJ, Spine 2012 Nov 37 24 1994-2000


Featured Books Legend Featured Books

Understanding the Effects of Islamophobia on Clinicians. In Islamophobia and Psychiatry: Recognition, Prevention, and Treatment

Mushtaq S, Bhatti S (2019). New York, Springer

Information Displays and Ergonomics. In Monitoring Technologies in Acute Care Environments

Mushtaq BS, Dexheimer JW, Anders S (2014). New York, Springer

Honors & Awards

  • George Ginsberg Fellowship, American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training
    Awarded to five residents in the U.S. for excellence and accomplishments in education and teaching (2019)
  • M. Naziruddin Ali Award for Excellence
    Muslim Student Association National award given to one individual for academic excellence and service to the North American Muslim community (2011)