Dr. Ehsan U. Syed is the medical director of Child and Adolescent Services at Sheppard Pratt. Prior to joining Sheppard Pratt, Dr. Syed served as the associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Milton S Hershey Medical Center at Penn State College of Medicine. He was also the medical director of child and adolescent psychiatric services at Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute, Harrisburg, PA.
Dr. Syed completed his fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, and completed his residency in psychiatry at the Delaware Psychiatric Center, Newcastle, DE. He earned his MBBS at Dow Medical College in Pakistan. Dr. Syed is a founding member of the AACAP’s political action committee (PAC). Dr. Syed is board certified in psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry.
Dow Medical College, Pakistan
Psychiatry, Delaware Psychiatric Center, Newcastle, DE
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
- Distinguished Fellow, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
- Member, American Psychiatric Association
- Member, Association of Physicians of Pakistani Descent North America (APPNA)
- Member, Pakistan Psychiatric Society
Z Lassi. Mahmood S. Syed, EU, Janjua N. Behavioral problems among children living in orphanage facilities in Karachi, Pakistan: Comparison of children in an SOS Village with children in conventional orphanages. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology DOI: 10.1007/s00127-010-0248-5
Zuberi S.I., Syed, EU, Bhatti J. Association of depression with treatment outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A cross-sectional study from Karachi, Pakistan BMC Psychiatry 2011, 11:27
Syed, EU, Mohammad Wasay and Safia Awan Vitamin B12 Supplementation in Treating Major Depressive Disorder: A Randomized Controlled Trial, Open Journal of Neurology 2013; 7: Pp. 44-48 [DOI:10.2174/1874205X01307010044]
Mayes, S.D., Gorman, A.A., Hillwig-Garcia, J., & Syed, EU (2013). Suicide ideation and attempts in children with autism. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 7, 109-119
Mays, S.D., Calhoun, S., Syed, EU, Gorman, A.A., Montaner, J., Baweja, R., Feldman, L., Annapareddy, J., Gupta, N., Bello, A., and Siddiqui, F., Suicide Ideation and Attempts in Children with ADHD are Directly Related to Comorbid Oppositional-Defiant Disorder and Depression, not ADHD Journal of Psyhopathology and Behavioral Assessment DOI 10.1007/s10862-014-9451-0
Mayes, S.D., Baweja, R., Calhoun, S.L., Syed, EU, Mahr, F., and Siddiqui, F., Suicide Ideation and Attempts and Bullying in Children and Adolescents Psychiatric and General Population Samples Crisis 2014, 35;5, 301-309
Mayes, S.D., Waxmonsky, J.D., Waschbusch, D.A., Mattison, R.E., Baweja, R., Hameed, U., and Syed, EU, Mother, Father, and Teacher Agreement on Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder Symptoms in Children with Psychiatric Disorders International Journal of Mental Health and Psychiatry 2016, 2:2 http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2471-4372.1000123
Syed EU, Asad N, Khan M.M, Zaman M, Pirani S., On the pathway to suicide: suicidal ideation in young people in Karachi, Pakistan’, Youth Voice Journal, vol 8.
Syed E.U., Will we ever bend the health care cost? American Health and Drug Benefits, Vol 2 (4) June/July 2019
Book Chapter: Khan MM, Syed EU. Suicide Prevention in Asia. In O'Connor R, Platt S, Gordon J (Eds). International Handbook of Suicide Prevention - Research, Policy & Practice. Chichester, UK;Wiley Blackwell (2011).