Dr Pierre Taub
Consultant psychiatrist, Nightingale Hospital Responsible Officer
- Bipolar disorder
- Mood disorders
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic attacks
- Personality disorders
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Sleep disorders
- Suicidal thoughts
Professional qualifications, accreditations and memberships:
- MB BCh 1990 University of Wales, College of Medicine
- General Practice T(GP) 1994
- Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (MRCPsych) 1997
- Postgraduate Certificate in Executive Coaching and Mentoring 2013
- Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (FRCPsych) 2016
Dr Pierre Taub studied medicine at Cardiff University, graduating in 1989. He was a GP prior to training in psychiatry at St Mary’s Hospital, London.
Dr Taub became an NHS consultant psychiatrist in 2001 and worked at Homerton and Barts University Hospitals until 2020. For much of that time, he worked in the Crisis Team treating patients that were suicidal and suffering from severe mental illness and personality disorders.
Dr Taub also worked with street homeless patients for 10 years, providing psychiatric care to rough sleepers in London.
He started private practice in 2018 at the Nightingale Hospital and has specialist experience in treating all major mental health conditions. He has been invited to lecture on sleep disorders, personality disorders and pharmacology at Barts and the London Medical School.
Dr Taub has held senior leadership positions within the NHS, British Medical Association (BMA) and Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych). In 2016, he was awarded Fellowship by RCPsych, where he was a Member of Council until 2022. He was a Training Programme Director in East London, with responsibility for the training of junior psychiatrists. He was also an Associate Medical Director in the NHS working with the GMC on the revalidation and governance of doctors, a role he continues at Nightingale, as the Hospital’s Responsible Officer.
Dr Taub has a holistic approach to the treatment of mental disorders focusing on the medical, psychological and social aspects of illness. He uses a variety of interventions including medication, psychotherapy, and behavioural and cognitive techniques.
Additional information about research, publications and interests:
- StartWell: A guide for new consultants’ Royal College of Psychiatrists Publication
- StartWell: A guide for new speciality and associate specialist doctors’ Royal College of Psychiatrists Publication