Dr Ahmad Raza is Professor of Psychiatry at UT Southwestern Medical School. Besides being an MD he completed his PhD in Pharmacology and Residency in General Psychiatry. Dr Raza was Instructor and later Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Columbia University New York from 1994 to 1996 and 1998 to 2005. He joined as faculty at UT Southwestern in 2005, was Director of Inpatient unit and ECT program at Zale Lipshy University Hospital until 2016. He  currently works at the faculty clinic with primary focus on Obsessive Compulsive and Anxiety Disorders. He has special interest and expertise in Psychopharmacology


Southern Illinois University (1990), Pharmacology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Jacobi Medical Center (1992), Psychiatry
Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Jacobi Medical Center (1994), Psychiatry

Research Interest

  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy
  • Neurostimulation
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Psychopharmacology


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Honors & Awards

  • Teacher of The Year Award
    Psychiatry Residency Training (2008-2008)
  • Dissertation Research Award
    Southern Illinois University School of Medicine (1990-1990)
  • Honors PhD Comprehensive Examination
    Southern Ikkinois University School of Medicine (1988-1988)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • International OCD Foundation (2017)
  • American Psychiatric Association (2015)