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Dr Antonio Metastasio
MD, MSc, MRCPsych
Psychiatry
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SUBSPECIALTIES

Adult Psychiatry
Addiction

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LANGUAGES

english, italian

About

Dr Antonio Metastasio is a Consultant Psychiatrist presently working at the Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust. He privately practices in Harley Street, where he is an associate at the Cognacity team; and in Cambridge at Salus Wellness.

Having qualified from the University of Perugia in 2000, Dr Metastasio went on to train in Geriatrics in Italy. Following this, he pursued a career in Psychiatry at the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust and holds a certificate of completion of training with a double endorsement in Addiction Psychiatry and in General Adult Psychiatry. He has also obtained an MSc in Addiction Biology from the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London and is currently completing a Master degree in Genomic Medicine at the University of Cambridge. Dr Metastasio is responsible for all medical expertise, including devising the pharmacological interventions, at the Cambridge adult ADHD clinic.

Dr Metastasio has expertise in the main areas of adult psychiatry and in addictions including alcohol and substance disorders and behavioural addictions. He has experience in the treatment of a number of mental illnesses including depression, anxiety and panic disorder, bipolar affective disorder, cyclothymia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), phobias, chronic fatigue syndrome, personal personality disorders and psychosis. Further to this, he has published extensively in international peer-reviewed journals in the fields of depression, psychosis, alcohol misuse, substance misuse and genomic medicine.

Dr Metastasio is a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and the British Association of Psychopharmacology and is a fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine. He has been a senior clinical Tutor at the University of Cambridge and he is currently teaching medical students at University College London.

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Medical Procedures

  • Residentially medically assisted alcohol/drug withdrawal
  • Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)

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Special Interests

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar affective disorders
  • Psychosis (including schizophrenia)
  • Stress-related disorders
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Adjustment disorders
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorders
  • Personality disorders
  • Adult ADHD
  • Addictions: alcohol, substances, behavioural addictions and impulse control disorders
  • Binge drinking
  • Personalised medicine
  • Genomic Medicine applied to Psychiatry and Addictions

Education

  • MD Universita’ degli Studi di Perugia, Italy 2000
  • CCT in Geriatric Medicine, Univerista’degli Studi DI Perugi, Italy 2004
  • Member of The Royal College of Psychiatrists 2009
  • MSc in Neuroscience in Addiction Biology, Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London 2012
  • CCT in General Adult Psychiatry and in Addiction Psychiatry August 2012
  • MSt in Genomic Medicine, University of Cambridge 2015 – present day

 

Reviews

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

20-01-2018
Great visit, Antonio was really direct and analytical focusing on the symptoms. Enjoyed the experience and the outcomes.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

06-01-2018
Professional, Clear, helpful and understanding.