Adnan Ahmed, MBBS

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Adnan Ahmed

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Lois Laitinen

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Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry

MD, MBBS, Baqai Medical University, Karachi Pakistan

Residency, Creedmoor Psychiatric Center, New York

Fellowship, Forensic Psychiatry, University of Minnesota


I have three years of experience as an Adult Psychiatrist. I have worked as an outpatient and inpatient psychiatrist. I have experience in working in an Integrated Behavioral Health Setting. I have recently completed a year of Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship training and am glad to be joining the University of Minnesota faculty. 

Awards & Recognition

2013 - Conrad Apgar Herr Resident of the Year Award for Clinical and Academic Excellence Throughout Residency Training


  • English
  • Urdu



Peer Reviewed Publications:

1) Ahmed A. Exploring a Defense of Extreme Emotional Disturbance; Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law Online June 2017, 45 (2) 253-254
2) Ahmed A. A Ban by Any Other Name; J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 45:000 – 000, 2017 (Pending)

1) "Fecal Fallacy: Exploring Scatolia and Coprophagia " - Department of Human Services Grand Rounds - May 2017
2) "Physician Suicide" - Continuing Medical Education Presentation at Mayo Clinic Health Systems - New Prague - November 2014


Academic Interests and Focus

Forensic Psychiatry; Psychosis; Mood Disorders; Personality Disorders

Teaching Areas

Forensic Psychiatry


Board Certifications

  • ECFMG certified
  • Board Certified Psychiatrist (Diplomate American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology)

Clinical Interests

Forensic Psychiatry; Integrated Behavioral Health; First Episode Psychosis

Clinical Experience Statement

I strive to provide team-based comprehensive psychiatric care to my patients.