Dr Lubna Karim is a Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, who has worked in mental health services for more than 10 years. As a Child Psychiatrist, she is a medical doctor and is able to diagnose conditions and prescribe medications.

Dr Karim studied medicine at Guy's, King's and St Thomas's medical school, University of London, where she was awarded the Barber's Academic Scholarship. She completed her core psychiatry training at the Royal Free Hospital and University College Hospital, London.

After this, she completed her specialist training in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry in South West London and Surrey. In addition to her private practice, she works as a Consultant in NHS Surrey & Borders' Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) in Guildford.

Dr Karim is a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and holds full registration with the General Medical Council.

Her areas of special interest include the diagnosis and assessment of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and ADHD. She has experience in treating a wide range of other conditions impacting children, young people and their families and works with them in a holistic and collaborative way.

Dr Karim prides herself on being friendly and approachable, so if you have a question about the services she offers, please do get in touch.


She lives in Surrey and has 2 children of her own.

Dr Karim's qualifications include:

  • Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (MRCPsych)

  • Specialist Register for Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (GMC)

  • Approved Clinician and S12 (2) doctor within the Mental Health Act 1983

  • Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists Development Peer Group

  • Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) trained

  • General Medical Council Full Registration

  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), University of London

  • Bachelor or Science (BSc), University of London

  • Barber's Academic Scholarship, University of London

Dr Lubna Karim, Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

July 2021: Please note that Dr Karim is currently only accepting new patients who are self-funding (i.e., she is not currently taking on new patients through private medical insurance; she is continuing to see her existing patients with private medical insurance).