GMC Number: 6119526
Dr Taiwo Adewumi obtained his medical degree in 1995 from the University of Ibadan in Nigeria following which he trained in Psychiatry in Ireland and Scotland. He has a dual certification (CCT) in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Intellectual Disability Psychiatry and has worked as a Consultant Child and Adolescent Intellectual Disability Psychiatrist in the NHS since 2010. He has experience in managing psychiatric disorders using evidence based approaches in line with the guidelines.
He believes in systemic and collaborative care using the child and young person and carers expertise together with his own knowledge and expertise to assess and decide a patient centred care plan to achieve the desired outcome. He has extensive experience working collaboratively and systemically with multidisciplinary and multiagency colleagues. He is flexible in his approach and has worked across various clinical settings including school clinics .
He is trained in specialist assessment tools for Neurodevelopmental disorders and has particular expertise on impact of Intellectual Disability in presentation of mental health disorders across the lifespan. He is an advocate of using behavioural and psychological interventions in Neorodevelopmetal disorders and psychopharmacology as an adjunct when appropriate in line with evidence based practise and guidelines