Clinic Manager – Nima Amiri
Mr Nima Amiri is the practice manager at the Sheffield rTMS Centre. With a background in Neuroscience (MSc) and Mental health & Psychiatry. He has a strong interest in using Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for treating mental health. He has a broad knowledge and understanding of issues revolving around brain disorders, with a strong interest in depression and Anxiety. Nima is a qualified counsellor with a person-centred approach.
Nima has a strong interest in using Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for treating mental health. He has been certified in the safe use of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) by Maastricht University.
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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Based on the research conducted by the Awards and Research Team, the rTMS Centre in Sheffield was awarded the title, ‘Most Innovative Depression Therapy Clinic 2018 on SME News Yorkshire & the Humber Enterprise Awards 2018, for their provision of depression therapy which is not reliant on pharmaceuticals. Despite being in use since 1985 and […]
The latest review submitted by the Royal College of Psychiatrists’ on TMS treatment in its ‘Statement on Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Depression’ document. The Royal College of Psychiatrist statement introduces TMS treatment by stating the following: “Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a non-invasive technique used to stimulate neuronal tissue. This technique involves placement of an electromagnetic […]
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