Saif U. Jaffery, MD

Saif Jaffery, MD is a practicing psychiatrist in the Valley since October 1998. He is triple boarded in
Psychiatry, Psychosomatic Medicine and Addiction Medicine.  He is also a board certified Sleep

Professional Experience

Dr. Jaffery's experience has been gained in diverse settings and includes work with children,
adolescents, and adults. His vast experience involves evaluating and treating patient population for
wide variety of psychiatric and addictive disorders. His areas of interest include Addiction, ADHD,
Bipolar disorder, and forensic as well as clinical aspects of other mood, anxiety and psychotic

Medical Director: Scottsdale Behavioral Health, LLC. Scottsdale, AZ  

Psychiatrist: Private Practice. Scottsdale, AZ
Mar 2004 – Currently

Mental Health Expert: Superior Court of Maricopa County, AZ
Jan 2001 – May 2008

Psychiatric and Addiction Consultant: Arizona Medical Board, AZ

Psychiatric Consultant: Department of Economic Security. Phoenix, AZ
May 2004 – Currently

Psychiatric Consultant: Scottsdale Healthcare Osborne, Scottsdale Healthcare Shea, Scottsdale
Healthcare Thompson Peak, and Select Specialty Care. Scottsdale, AZ
Oct 2004 – May 2008

Attending Psychiatrist: Kindred Hospital and Health South. Scottsdale, AZ
Jun 2006 – May 2009

Attending Psychiatrist: Senior Horizons, and Paradise Valley Hospital. Scottsdale, AZ
Oct 2004 – Feb 2009

Attending Psychiatrist: Banner Behavioral Health Hospital, Scottsdale, AZ
Nov 2004 – Nov 2005

Attending Psychiatrist: Arizona State Hospital, Phoenix, AZ
Oct 1998 – Oct 2004

Medical Director: Gero – Psychiatry Behavioral Health Unit, Casa Grande Regional Medical
Center. Casa Grande, AZ
June 2003 – Oct 2003

Consulting Psychiatrist: Empact-Suicide Prevention Program. Tempe, AZ
Sep 2002 – Feb 2003

Academic Experience

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Medical Faculty: Midwestern Medical University,
Glendale, AZ.
Oct 1998 – Currently

Professional Certifications

Diplomat American Board of Addiction Medicine
Certificate #364650

Diplomat American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certificate #46667

Diplomat American Board of Psychosomatic Medicine
Certificate #482

Diplomat American Board of Sleep Medicine
Certificate #08-00085

Board Certified Medical Review Officer (MRO)

Certified by American Society of Clinical Pschopharmacolgy (ASCP)
Board  Certifications

Diplomat American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certificate #46667 -  May 1999

Medical Trainings

Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry. Bronx, NY
July 1995 – June 1998

Internship: Down State Medical University, Woodhul Medical and Mental Health. Brooklyn, NY
July 1994 – June 1995

Professional Memberships

Active Member:
American Psychiatric Association (APA)
Arizona Psychiatric Society
Neuro-science Educational Institute

Former Member:
American Medical Association
American Society of Sleep Medicine
American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)
Arizona Society of Addiction Medicine (AzSAM)
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