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Dr. Syed H. Sajid

General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo
Richmond, VA
30 years experience male

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Richmond, VA

Address

2000 Bremo Road Suite 200, Richmond, VA
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About

Bio

I am a graduate of Dow Medical University of Health Sciences, Karachi, Pakistan. I graduated in 1992. Completed my Internship and Residency from MCV/VCU, Richmond, VA (1997-2001). Served as a Chief Resident at MCV/VCU. Was awarded " Psychiatry Resident of the Year 2001" at MCV/VCU. Received " Resident Teaching Award, 2001". Completed one year of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at Elmhurst Hospital Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine NY. Got Special Contribution Award" to help the US Veterans at Fayetteville, VAMC. I am doing Private Practice at " Classic Psychiatric Services"as a solo practitioner in Richmond, VA. I see patients from age 6-99 yo. Special areas of interest are Mood Disorders, ADHD, Schizophrenia, Substance Abuse, including Suboxone Eating D/O, etc.Enjoys teaching. I play Sports,does poetry, is a writer, etc.

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General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo

Addiction Medicine

ADHD & Autism

Pediatrics - Psychiatry

Psychiatry

Doctor Q&A

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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
Ignore: Strengthening of bladder muscles by certain types of exercises can decrease incontinence.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
Most probably RA: Rheumatoid arthritis typically presents with signs of inflammation, with the effected joints being swollen, tender, warm, painful and stiff. In ra, th... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
Nerve compression: Bilateral compression of nerve roots emerging from c1, c2, c3, c4, c5, c6, c7, C8 and t1 vertebrae, may lead to numbness, tingling and pins and needle... Read More
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
C5, C6 involvement: Please consult a rheumatologist or an orthopedics doctor. Innervation of biceps muscle is through c5c6 nerve roots, emerging from brachial plexus, whi... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
Depends on cause: Helpful tips: going to sleep, when u actually feel sleepy. If not falling asleep within 1/2 hr, get out of bed and do something and then go to sleep... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
The: The same nutritious food that are good for your body promote stronger, healthier hair.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
Usually not: It is not usual to throw up on the first day of the menstrual cycle. Painful cramping in the abdomen, back or upper thighs are common.Thanks.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
Therapy+meds: For ocd, cognitive behavioral therapy is usually considered as the treatment of choice. Combination of cbt and medications usually works the best. Dos... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
Ignore: Vitamin d stimulates absorption of calcium and phosphorus and stimulates bone mineralization.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
Triggering: Triggering factors leading to an episode? Symptoms of mania, hypomania, depression? When to call md?
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
Yes: Being 37 weeks pregnant and having contractions for 2 days at an interval of 10 minutes and contractions getting stronger, patient should go to the ho... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
No, it cannot: Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder, which requires loss of at least 15% or more of the body weight, compared to the average standard weight. This ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
Sympathatomimetic: Sympathetic nervous system innervates the levator palpabrie superioris muscle, which elevates the eyelids. Ecstasy is methylenedioxymethamphetamine an... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
Not common: In a normal pregnancy, bleeding during second trimester, should be rare. The most common causes of bleeding during second trimester are usually: mis... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
20-22 times more : The odds of your kids getting schizophrenia is approximately 20-25%. Kids grandmother having schizophrenia increases the risk of your kids to have t... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
Can get worse: I do not know that what type of problem u have in the salivary gland & in which salivary gland. In humans, there are 3 salivary glands. Vomiting , mo... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
No: Nyquil, may come in combinations of tylenol, (acetaminophen) doxylamine, chlorphenaremine and pseudoephidrine. Flexeril is a muscle relaxant. Combinat... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
Egg is not good.: Egg contains both protein and fats. Liver metabolizes the protein and also produces bile, which is green in color & is stored in the gall bladder. Dur... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
Needs to go to ER: Being 9 months pregnant and only 8 days away from your due date with pain on the left side of your stomach, should be taken very seriously. Going to ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
Most probably not: Hypophysitis is a rare condition and so far not many cases have been found. This is a growth on the Anterior Pituitary gland in the Sella Turcica of t... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
Women: Women should try to gain 1pound weight per week in 3rd trimester ( week. 28 to week 40) of pregnancy.
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
Menorrhagia: Menorrhagia is loss of > 80ml of blood or lasting > 7 days. In a 51 yo, causes, may be anovulatory cycles with prolonged estrogen production, endomet... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
No: Flexaril should not be positive for Cocaine on a police field test or on a urine drug screen. Thanks.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
Risk is very small: Your risk to become HIV positve is almost none. Since u used condom and there are no cuts on finger or penis, makes your risk to contract hiv, almost ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
Yes, he can: An internal medicine doctor can evaluate u for add/adhd and u don't have to necessarily see a psychiatrist. He can also prescribe medications. Psychia... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
Non-REM transition: Sleep talking usually occurs from transitory arousals from nrem sleep. The body does not move smoothly during transition from one phase of nrem sleep ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
Effective Treatment: Ms, may cause dysphasia, resulting in problems with movement of food from esophagus to stomach, resulting in digestion problems. Diarrhea can also eff... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
11yo should get Tx.: Adhd is usually diagnosed at age 7. So, it is important for her to seek treatment which may improve her functioning significantly in academics as well... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
See PCP to confirm: Being scared is not going to help U. Warning signs of DM Type 2 are: increase in thirst,dry mouth, increased appetite, increased frequency of urinatio... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
Alcohol withdrawal: Someone, who has been dependent on alcohol and suddenly stops drinking, will go through withdrawals. Withdrawal symptoms include hand tremors, insomni... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
Should see a doctor: Bed wetting or nocturnal eneuresis after age 10 is considered abnormal.Most girls stay dry at night by age 6 and most boys, by age 7. By age 10, 95% ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
Consult Psychiatrist: Withdrawal symptoms, may take more than 2 weeks to go away. Discuss with your Psychiatrist. Gradual withdrawal is more helpful than sudden discontinua... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
Ignore: For many women with MS, high heels aren't an option. Shop around. Flats come in plenty of styles.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
Not possible.: Ovulation is the release of a matured egg from the ovarian follicle into the oviduct. It usually happens on the 14th day of a regular menstrual cycle ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
Write your ? clearly: I am sorry that I am unable to understand your question. It seems that you are saying that you are fine in the morning, but then you are waking up wit... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
Eat: Eat a variety of vegetables to get enough proteins, carbs, fats, vitamins & minerals; learn about veggies.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
No chances at all: If you are 18 years old and is a virgin, your hymen should be intact, unless and until an accidental rupture of hymen happened and not due to sexual ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
May take 5HTP: 5-htp is a naturally occurring amino acid. It is a precursor of the serotonin and melatonin. 5-htp is also a metabolite of serotonin. It is available ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
Don't know: I do not know of any disease, presenting like this. Please consult a gastroenterologist and your pcp. Thanks.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
Normal: As long as you can have an erection, sexual intercourse and may ejaculate semen, your size and girth are within the normal range. Please, also see you... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
51%: 51% people over age 45 are satisfied with their sex life; 23% men and 14% of women are dissatisfied.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
Not pregnant: Someone with a regular menstrual cycle or period, which is usually 28 days in duration, on the average, cannot be pregnant on the 10th day of their cy... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
Not congruent with..: Affect is primarily related to the facial expressions and gestures of a patient in reference to the described mood, content of speech, thought conten... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
To seek treatment: Psychiatric disorders should be approached as any other disorders, e.g. High blood pressure, diabetes, etc. Seeing a mental health professional, a ps... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
Not sure: Commonly prescribed anti emetics are compazine, zofran, phenergan, (promethazine) meclizine, cyclizine, dramamine, etc. There is no surety that th... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
Yes: Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 is the same as Diabetes Type 2.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
Depends on type : Symptoms of personality disorders depend on the type of personality disorder. According to dsm-iv-tr, these are the general symptoms: *an endur... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
No: Pulmonary fibrosis leads to fibrosis of lungs. It can be from many causes. It leads to decrease in gaseous exchange and pt. May feel short of breath. ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
3-7 days: Pms may last from 3-7 days. Two weeks of cramps and breast tenderness may be normal in a regular cycle of 28 days.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
Healthy weight goal: Your healthy weight goal should be approximately 125 pounds.

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Mar 22, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Sajid is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sajid is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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I'm 6 weeks pregnant and I have macroadeno and yes it's aprolactinoma , my problem is when I take the medicine I throw up an hour later ..
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Thanks for your quick reply! I am very concerned for my husband and children. I pray they do not get this disorder but I'll be watchful!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful and for your quick response. I will be going to the er soon:-):-(don't want to go but I will.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Dow Medical University of Health Sciences, Pakistan
Graduated 1991MD

Residency

Medical College of Virginia Hospitals, VCU, Richmond, VA

Awards

Chief Resident, MCV/VCU, 2000/2001. Residents Teaching Award, MCV/VCU, 2001. Psychiatry Resident of the Year, 2001, MCV/VCU.
Special Contribution Award, VA Medical Center, Fayetteville, NC, 2005.
Top Doctor, Second Place, Richmond, VA - Winter
2013

Affiliations

American Medical Association; Medical Society of VA; MCV/VCU Alumni Association
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