Dr. Saadia Sediqzadah

Dr. Saadia Sediqzadah (she/her) is a practicing psychiatrist whose work is rooted in social justice and advocacy. Her research focuses on the intersection of health economics, decision science and severe and persistent mental illnesses.

In the clinic, Dr. Sediqzadah provides care to transitional aged youth with psychotic illnesses at the “Starting Treatment Early in Psychosis Service” (STEPS) at St. Michael’s Hospital. She also provides psychiatric care to youth shelters in Toronto through Inner City Health Associates. Her clinical focus is inspired by her lived experience as a caregiver to a family member with schizophrenia.

Dr. Sediqzadah is an investigator with MAP Centre for Urban Health Solutions in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael’s Hospital, and is a clinician-investigator and Continuing Medical Education (CME) Lead in the Department of Psychiatry at St. Michael’s Hospital. Dr. Sediqzadah holds a Master’s degree in Health Policy and Management from the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health.