Consultant Neuropsychiatry
Dr Abbas Lohawala


Dr Stephens is an experienced general adult consultant psychiatrist working in Bournemouth and Poole.  He has worked as a consultant since 2000 and is experienced in treating patients with a broad range of mental disorders. He has dual accreditation from the Royal College of Psychiatrists for both Adult and Old age psychiatry with specialist accreditation for Liaison Psychiatry.  He works as a Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist for patients aged 18 and over. Within his NHS work, he has held Trust leadership roles for ECT, prescribing, early intervention in psychosis and within medical management.  

He graduated from Imperial College Faculty of Medicine (St Mary’s Hospital) in 1990 and later undertook post-graduate training in psychiatry at St George’s Hospital Medical school. He has previous experience of working in a court diversion scheme and has been trained as an expert witness. 

 Dr Stephens is experienced in preparing reports for the courts in criminal proceedings and personal injury cases.  Consultations take place in Bournemouth though by arrangement, he will see clients in their own homes, at solicitors’ offices or will undertake prison visits. 



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