Clinic Manager – Nima Amiri
Mr Amiri is the registered manager at the Sheffield rTMS Centre. With a background in Physiology, Neuroscience (MSc) and Mental health & Psychiatry. He has a strong interest in using Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for treating mental health disorders.
Nima has a broad knowledge and understanding of issues evolving around brain disorders, with a strong interest in depression and dementia.
Nima is currently undergoing training in Psychotherapy Counselling in Sheffield.
He has been certified in the safe use of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) by Maastricht University and is responsible for the day to day running of the rTMS Centre.
Consultant Psychiatrist – Dr Salim Matta
Before studying medicine, Dr Matta completed an honours degree in Chemistry following which he worked in research which led to publications. He then attended medical school at St George’s University, West Indies. As a medical student Dr Matta completed his clinical attachments in New York City and London hospitals.
Following graduation, he trained and worked in the Warwickshire area from 2006 where he completed trainee periods as a junior doctor in most medical and surgical specialties. In 2008 Dr Matta started his psychiatry career as a core trainee in Psychiatry. In 2012 he became a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, moved to the Yorkshire area and continued and completed his training as a higher trainee. Dr Matta is a specialist in General Adult and Addictions Psychiatry. Dr Matta has worked in virtually all psychiatric sub-specialties. He has taken this vast experience and now works primarily as a Consultant Psychiatrist in rehabilitation psychiatry within the private sector.
In terms of non-clinical work, Dr Matta is a lecturer for medical students at Sheffield University as well as Psychiatry trainees in preparation for the Royal College Exams. He has also led and has been involved in various service improvement and several research projects in his work in the NHS.
He has now started work in the field of rTMS for the treatment of severe depression at the Sheffield rTMS Centre.
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