Below is a list of the top and leading Psychiatrists in Sydney. To help you find the best Psychiatrists located near you in Sydney, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
This article is updated every 3-4 months.
Who are the Best Psychiatrists in Sydney?
Here are the leading Psychiatrists who diagnose, prevent, study, and do treatment of mental disorders:
- Dr Gordon Hyde – Sydney Cbd Psychiatry
- Dr John Kasinathan – Level 8 Practice
- Dr Richard Wu – Archway Practice
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Sydney Cbd Psychiatry
Dr Gordon Hyde is a general adult psychiatrist and a fellow of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists. Dr Hyde works as a Visiting Medical Officer at The Sydney Clinic at Bronte, where he provides inpatient and outpatient services. Dr Hyde is a psychiatrist with extensive public health experience, having held a range of positions in NSW Hospitals since 2004.
Dr Hyde has expertise in the management of depression, anxiety, bipolar and psychotic disorders. He has a special interest in post-traumatic stress disorder and holds a Master of Psychiatry from the New South Wales Institute of Psychiatry.
Dr Hyde offers comprehensive, holistic and patient centred care for patients focussing on their bio-psycho-social and cultural context. He is available to provide services across the full spectrum of psychiatric disorders.
Dr. Hyde received his medical degree in 1986. He is fluent in Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian language.
Psychiatric assessment, Medico-legal reports, Medication management, Second opinion, Psychotherapy, Telepsychiatry, WorkCover
“very kind, thorough, and exceptionally compassionate. He will ask you tricky questions but it’s all in the vein of getting to the truth” – Martin
Level 8 Practice
Dr John Kasinathan graduated with First Class Honours in Medicine from the University of Sydney. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (FRANZCP) and holds Certification of Advanced Training in Forensic Psychiatry. He is an Accredited Supervisor in Forensic Psychiatry, an Accredited RANZCP Examiner and active member of the Committees for Therapeutic Interventions and Evidence-Based Practice, Special Interest Group in Child and Adolescent Forensic Psychiatry, Committee of the Faculty of Forensic Psychiatry, NSW Branch Committee and the Editorial Committee for Australasian Psychiatry. He holds Master’s degrees in Psychiatry (NSW Institute of Psychiatry) and Forensic Mental Health (University of NSW).
Dr Kasinathan is a Conjoint Lecturer with the School of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW; lecturing medical students and postgraduate Master’s students. He is a Visiting Fellow with the Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University (ANU). Dr Kasinathan is experienced in providing psychiatric reports and expert opinions to the Children’s Court, Family Court, Local Court, District Court, Supreme Court and Mental Health Tribunal in the ACT and NSW. He is a WorkCover NSW and Motor Accident Authority Trained Assessor of Permanent Impairment.
His specialist appointments are with Justice Health (NSW), as the lead Forensic Psychiatrist for the high-secure Adolescent Unit in the Forensic Hospital, the only Unit of it’s kind in Australia, and principal Forensic Psychiatrist to the only Youth Justice centre in the ACT. He is the lead Forensic Psychiatrist with the Forensic Mental Health Service in Canberra and has a private practice in Macquarie Street, Sydney. His expertise includes the assessment and management of mental disorders in adolescents and adults; including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychosis, PTSD, ADHD, sexual deviant disorders, autism spectrum disorder and issues related to intellectual disability.
Anxiety, Adjustment, Depression, Sleep & Attention Deficit Disorders, Bipolar
“Very helpful, separated me from my parents and was very mature and understanding. Treated me with respect and as an adult. Took my opinion and feelings into consideration over what my parents wanted. Highly recommend.” – Kath
Dr Richard Wu – With over 20 years of experiences practicing psychiatry, Dr. Wu has helped patients on a road to recovery from a variety of mental disorders. He strives to uncover the root cause of your feelings and develop a treatment plan that addresses not just your feelings, but why you are experiencing them.
He specialises in treating ADHD, anxiety, depression, OCD and other mood disorders. We will work with you on a long-term basis to ensure treatment is helping you to a better state of mind.
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Sleep Disorders & Attention Deficit Disorder, Depression, ADHD, Manic Depressive, Schizophrenia, Mood and Bipolar Disorder, Insomnia
“Dr Richard Wu, is definitely an expert in his field. The fact that he is hard to get an appointment with is testament to that. I’m not sure how many years he has been in practice, but this is the 3rd office I have followed him to. He is my logic in a crazy world, my calm in the storm without his help over the last 15 years I don’t know where I would be. I don’t know how many more years I will have the pleasure of calling him my Dr, as I imagine psychiatry cannot be the easiest or least stressful of jobs. I don’t even know if anyone bothers reading these reviews, but if you find yourself with a referral to Dr Wu call Cathy the receptionist (who is awesome to by the way) and get yourself a session.” – Helena