Hina Sarwar, MD, Psychiatrist
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Hina Sarwar, MD

Adolescent Psychiatrist | Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

5/5(6)
2 Cityplace Drive 2nd Floor Saint Louis Missouri, 63141
Rating

5/5

About

Dr. Hina Sarwar practices Child & Adolescent Psychiatry in Saint Louis, MO. Dr. Sarwar evaluates patients throughout childhood and adolescence using many different procedures, in order to determine what treatments must be carried out in order to properly assess their symptoms. Child & Adolescent Psychiatrists are trained and certified to administer psychotherapy, medication, and many other means of treatment. Dr. Sarwar seeks to improve each patients quality of life.

 

Education and Training

TTUHSC MD - Psychiatry Residency 2013

Washington University STL-MO MD Child&Adolescent Psychiatry 2015

Sindh Medical University Doctor of Medicine - MD 2010

Provider Details

Female English, Urdu
Hina Sarwar, MD
Hina Sarwar, MD's Expert Contributions
  • What drugs are used for depression?

    There are several classes of medications to address depression most commonly prescribed SSRI and SNRI, please consult mental health provider who can assess and pick the right medication with psychotherapy READ MORE

  • Can medications help with panic attacks?

    Yes, there are medications which treat panic attacks, though better outcomes with combination of psychotherapy READ MORE

  • What is considered an alcoholic?

    Substance Use Disorder like Alcohol Use Disorder can be diagnosed based on amount frequency alcohol content, failure to meet daily obligations, functional decline. Binge drinkers can also have AUD. Please advise your friend that AUD is psychiatric illness and seek professional help READ MORE

  • Can yoga help my son improve his concentration?

    Physical activity exercise surely improve cognition and overall mental health, maintaining daily routine, sleep hygiene and healthy food improves functional performance READ MORE

  • My daughter threw around the term "demisexual" the other day. What does this mean?

    It is a sexual orientation in which person attracted sexually after forming emotional bond first with other person READ MORE

  • How can you help a child's anxiety?

    Child can display different types of anxiety, evidence based treatment if cognitive behavioral therapy, if anxiety leading to significant functional decline then medication would be indicated READ MORE

  • Should I see a doctor for my anxiety attacks?

    Yes READ MORE

  • How long should you stay on antidepressants for depression?

    Advised to remain on full dose of antidepressant as maintenance therapy for atleast 6-9 months to prevent relapse READ MORE

  • Why is my child wetting the bed at age 9?

    Majority of kids grow out of it, family history genetics also plays role, 1st step to discuss with pediatrician to rule out any organic pathology. Consult Urologists, child ever being dry or not? Any other associated behavioral or medical symtoms? Bell bad method most effective if used consistently with behavioral modification, limit fluid intake before bedtime, there are medications approved for nocturnal enuresis READ MORE

  • How do I manage my daughter's anxiety?

    Anxiety can be of different types, age of child, occur at school, home or social situation. CBT plus potential medication possibly be beneficial. Please consult provider READ MORE

  • How to cope with not having a real graduation?

    The age itself plus multiple factors turning into adulthood, ambivalence about future goals, not performing well in HS, can lead to depression. Moreover depression itself an illness can cause functional decline. Please seek out professional help, ask your parents/caregiver to reach out psychiatric care for you. In crisis call 911/ED READ MORE

  • What is the best medication for panic attacks?

    It depends as each patient respond differently SSRI Paxil CR long acting, Zoloft can be first line with as needed medication, SSRI takes min 4-6 weeks to kick in. Please consult mental health provider in your area for assessment and right medication. READ MORE

  • Why is my son so angry?

    I am so sorry to hear about your son and your challenges dealing with all this. Few important things- was he evaluated by Neurology? Brain Scans? Post Concussion symptoms can cause anger mood swings, anger outbursts/ mood problem potentially results from Traumatic Brain Injury. Your initial work up starts with Neurologist also to rule any epileptic activity and Psychiatrist, depends on his symptoms he may benefit from psychotropic medication. All the best, READ MORE

  • Why does my daughter only write about death?

    Please have your daughter see psychiatrist ASAP, Take her to the nearest ED for evaluation taking all the writings what you have with you. Make sure to have safety plan in place at home. Risky objects sharp objects knives rope meds bottles anything you can think of. Wish you all best READ MORE

  • My daughter is prone to hormonal depression. What can I do?

    This is common in teens called premenstural dysphoria usually starts week before menses, symptoms gradually subsides once periods starts. Regular physical activity, healthy diet, daily Vit B6 Magnesium and Calcium supplement do help. In severe cases some SSRIs week before menstrual cycle have also proven to be effective due to high receptor sensitivity. Please consult your local Obgyn and psychiatrist as PMDD may comorbid with other psychiatric disorders. Hope it’s helps! Best READ MORE

  • What is the best medicine for bipolar?

    There is no particular medication which works the best, psychotropic medications has its risks, benefits, before considering medication we look for previous medications trial, has your daughter evaluated by psychiatrist? Bipolar is the confirmed diagnosis? Consult to her provider to discuss further the best treatment option. Make sure she is safe. Good Luck READ MORE

  • What is the most successful way to treat panic attacks?

    Cognitive behavioral therapy evidence based treatment Paxil/Zoloft READ MORE

Areas of expertise and specialization

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Hina Sarwar, MD's Practice location

AAA Psyche Care, LLC

2 Cityplace Drive 2nd Floor -
Saint Louis, Missouri 63141
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Patient Experience with Dr. Sarwar


5.0

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Hina Sarwar, MD has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 6 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Adolescent Psychiatrist | Child & Adolescent Psychiatry in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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