Professional qualifications, accreditations and memberships

  • MBChB
  • MRCPsych
  • BSc

Professional experience

Dr Amit D. Mistry holds dual specialist training in General Adult and Old Age Psychiatry. He has particular clinical expertise in eating disorders, athlete mental health, cognitive impairment, stress management and lifestyle interventions for optimal performance.

He is the mental health advisor to Oxford University Sport and chair of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych) Sport & Exercise Psychiatry Group.

Dr Mistry was shortlisted for national awards during his training on the University College London (UCL) Psychiatry training scheme. He is a Responsible Clinician (RC) for a central London NHS commissioned, specialist eating disorder unit and previously worked in a substantive capacity for Oxford Health NHS Foundation trust.

Recently, he published Case Studies in Sports Psychiatry with Cambridge University Press. This was the first-ever sports psychiatry book to have been co-authored by sports clinicians and elite athletes. Dr Mistry holds visiting clinical lecturer status with Queen Mary’s University London (QMUL) and enjoys providing postgraduate teaching on mental health management within elite sport.

Personal statement

Dr Mistry is renowned for his attention to detail, collaborative work and ability to consistently deliver patient-centred care. Along with expertise in medication management, he is also a registered CBT-E practitioner.

His leadership experience and insights working within elite sport, allows him to provide treatment plans compatible with patients in high-performance settings.

Some examples of patient feedback can be found through the following trusted feedback resource, iWantGreatCare. 

Additional information about research, publications and interests

Media work

Dr Mistry has co-published several articles with the BBC, and regularly comments on relevant mental health issues in the media. Some recent examples are included below. 

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