Psychiatry & Child and Adolescent Psychiatry


Psychiatry is the medical specialty devoted to the study, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders. These include various affective, behavioural, cognitive and perceptual abnormalities.

Biographical Sketch:

Dr. Jamil graduated from UKM and obtained his MD in 1987. He passed his Masters examination in General Psychiatry (1996) and Child & Adolescents Mental Health in 2002. As medical officer, he had worked under supervision of many renowned psychiatrists in the UKM and Ministry of Health. As psychiatrist, he had served at General Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Hospital Bahagia Hulu Kinta, Hospital Permai Johor Bahru and Hospital USM, Kubang Kerian, Kelantan. He has over 17 years of experience in delivering psychiatric care to patients in this country. He looks forward to accept referral for cases ranging from simple stress to severe mental disorders. His interest, on top of treating adult psychiatric disorders, is treating children with emotional problems, school refusal, learning difficulties, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, autistic disorder with behavioral problem and children with mischievous behavior. Dr Jamil is an avid reader, writer and blogger.

Education and Fellowship:

AM (M’sia), MD (UKM), M.Med (Psychiatry) (UKM), M.Sc (Child and Adolescent Mental Health), King’s College, University of London