Professional qualifications, accreditations and memberships:


  • BSc Bachelor of Science Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine University of London 1991
  • MBBS Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery Royal Free School of Medicine London 1994
  • MRCPsych Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists UK 1999
  • FRCPsych Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists UK 2011
  • Diploma in Criminology University of London 2005


  • GMC (General Medical Council) Specialist Registration as a Consultant Psychiatrist, 2002.
  • Approved under Section 12 (2) Mental Health Act 1983/2007 – since 1998
  • Awarded 7 NHS Clinical Excellence Awards


  • General Medical Council (GMC), Membership Number: 4099570
  • British Medical Association (BMA)
  • Medical Defence Union (MDU)
  • Faculty of Community & General Adult Psychiatry, Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • Faculty of Forensic Psychiatry, Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • Independent Doctors Federation

Professional experience:

Dr Mikhail graduated from the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, University of London, with a Bachelor of Science in 1991, and continued her studies there to gain a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery in 1994. She furthered her training in her chosen field of psychiatry with membership of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in 1999, followed by Fellowship in 2011, and a Diploma in Criminology from the University of London in 2005.

She has been a Consultant Psychiatrist since 2002 with both private practice at Nightingale Hospital; Priory Hospital Roehampton; The Harley Street Clinic; and The Blackheath Hospital; and an NHS practise at Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust, Chase Farm Hospital where she has been awarded 7 NHS Clinical Excellence Awards, and Highly Commended Doctor of the Year Award in 2019.

She has experience in all areas of General Adult and Forensic Psychiatry, as an Expert Witness in Court and in medico-legal writing. She has been heavily involved in medical education and as a Consultant Appraiser, and she is a panel member of medical students’ Fitness to Practise hearings at University College London. Dr Mikhail is also Chair of the NHS Hospital Trust Drugs and Therapeutics Group since 2012.

Personal statement:

Dr Mikhail’s clinical interests include anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, stress-related disorders, personality disorders and psychotic illnesses such as schizophrenia and delusional disorder, in adults over 18 years of age.

She offers an in-depth consultation and tailored approach to your well-being, including medication and psychological therapies. She has close working relationships with highly experienced therapists to deliver your therapy needs.

Treatment may take place as an outpatient, inpatient or in a day therapy service according to need. Follow-up is always recommended and maintained until both you and Dr Mikhail agree on discharge.

Additional information about research, publications and interests:

  • S W Mikhail, HG Kennedy. Homicide, novel antipsychotics, and noncompliance. Lancet 2000; 355: 1189
  • HG Kennedy, S W Mikhail. Advantages of depot antipsychotics. Lancet 2000; 356: 594
  • S. Mikhail, A. Akinkunmi, N. Poythress. Mental Health Courts: a workable proposition? Psychiatric Bulletin 2001; 25; 5-7
  • A.J Krentz. S. Mikhail, G. Hill, P. Cantrell. Drug Points: Pseudo-phaeochromocytoma syndrome associated with clozapine. British Medical Journal 2001; 7296; 1213
  •  Contributor to Edinburgh International Encyclopaedia for Psychoanalysis (2006)
  • David Mikhail, Professional discipline and the optimal approach to the construction and use of written apologies Irish Law Times 2021

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