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Biography

Dr. Raza Sayed

Dr. Raza Sayed

MD
Chief Medical Doctor

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About Me

Raza Sayed, MD is a board certified General (adolescent/adult) psychiatrist who has practiced in the Dallas area for over 20 years. He received his medical degree from JJM Medical College in Davangere, India, in 1994 and then went on to practice in internal medicine in Hyderabad, India, and OB-GYN in Tabuk, Saudi Arabia. 

Dr. Sayed then moved to the United States where he completed his residency in Psychiatry at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas.  While there he received the Outstanding Psychiatry Resident Award for his work in the residency program. 

He then worked in Emergency Psychiatric Medicine in Green Oaks Hospital in Dallas, Texas, where he was one of the founding members of the physician team for the Psychiatric Emergency Center. He served as Medical Director of Emergency Psychiatric Medicine Group that staffed the Emergency Center at Green Oaks Hospital. 

Dr. Sayed has extensive leadership and clinical experience serving in multiple Medical Directorship and Executive Medical Directorship roles in hospitals across the metroplex. He has a passion for using innovation to improve patient care and patient access to care. 

He used this passion in 2017 when he co-founded a telepsychiatry company, Psych Now, that served the state of Texas in filling the gap of available psychiatrists. He led this company that employed over 40 psychiatrists to a successful exit in 2020 to MindCare Solutions. 

Dr. Sayed is bringing his wealth of experience to the Mindful Health leadership team with the goal of changing the landscape of mental healthcare delivery.

Education:

Degree: Doctor of Medicine
Institution: JJM Medical College, India
Year Acquired: 1994

U.S. Residency: Dept. of Psychiatry
Institution: John Peter Smith Hospital, Fort Worth, Texas
Year Acquired: 2002

Specialties:

Primary – Psychiatry

Tools and Techniques:

Vast knowledge in clinical techniques, including CBT, DBT, CPT, PDT, exposure therapy and music/meditation practices. Each personal journey begins with a client-centered approach. My focus is on being able to identify and implement the best technique for every individual.

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Hindu
  • Urdu