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Dr. Sohail Nibras, MD

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Dr. Sohail Nibras is a psychiatrist practicing in Sugar Land, TX. His practice is private, confidential, and self-pay (out of network for all insurances). Dr. Nibras is a medical doctor specializing in the care of mental health patients. As a psychiatrist, Dr. Nibras diagnoses and treats mental illnesses. Dr. Nibras treats patients through a variety of methods including medications, psychotherapy or talk therapy, psychosocial interventions and more, depending on each individual case. Different medications that a psychiatrist might prescribe include antidepressants, antipsychotic mediations, mood stabilizers, stimulants, sedatives and hypnotics. Dr. Nibras treats conditions like depression, anxiety, OCD, eating disorders, bipolar disorders, personality disorders, insomnia, ADHD and other mental illnesses. Please reach out to his practice at 832-856-4718 or visit his website at https://nbpsychiatry.com

Education and Training

AUIS MD 2012

Saint Louis University Adult Psychiatry 2018

Southern Illinois University Child and Adolescent Psych 2020

Board Certification

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (Psychiatry and Neurology)

Provider Details

Male English, Hindi, Urdu
Dr. Sohail Nibras, MD
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  • Mental Health Benefits of Laughter

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  • Setting Boundaries In A Relationship

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  • Sleep and Mental Health

    I cannot emphasize enough on how important is sleep.As a psychiatrist, I see sleep as common denominator to many psychiatric disorders. I would strongly recommend you to regulate your sleep routines and patterns.Many of your psychiatric challenges may start improve.As always seek professional help,...

  • Medication Concern

    If you or someone you know is experiencing bipolar symptoms, it is strongly recommended to seek the assistance of a qualified psychiatrist. They will be able to prescribe an appropriate mood stabilizer to address the symptoms accordingly. It is important to note that Seroquel may not be the most effective mood stabilizer for some patients at a low dose. If you are not currently seeing a psychiatrist, we strongly advise you to consult one. We are available to assist you if you are located in Texas. Nbpsychiatry.com READ MORE

  • Which antidepressants are bad for my health?

    There is no specific answer to your questions. When you see a doctor, they should be able to explain to you what would be the best option for you depending on your weight, height, race, blood pressure, and many other factors that are taken into consideration before prescribing an antidepressant. Hope you are able to find a doctor who can explain these things in detail to you. You are welcome to reach us if you are in Texas. https://nbpsychiatry.com/ READ MORE

  • Can you help with drug addiction?

    Yes. a psychiatrist with experience in treating addictions can help. if you would like to reach out. please connect with us. nbpsychiatry.com READ MORE

  • Can you treat panic attacks?

    Yes. There is treatment with therapy and medications. Reach out if you are in Texas. nbpsychiatry.com READ MORE

  • Can a psychiatrist help with bipolar?

    Yes. READ MORE

  • Do antidepressants cure panic attacks?

    Antidepressants can treat panic attacks Speak with your doctor. Nbpsychiatry.com READ MORE

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    Yes, get your labs and EKG done. You likely needs therapy and medications READ MORE

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  • Can counseling help a relationship?

    Yes, counseling helps, condition is if both partners are invested in improving the relationship. Contact us if you live in TX or FL nbpsychiatry.com READ MORE

  • What are the top medications for anxiety?

    It is individualized, depends on type of anxiety, and what you are struggling with. An evaluation with therapist or a psychiatrist could help you clarify and then help choose the best medications for you. Visit us. https://nbpsychiatry.com/ READ MORE

  • Do antidepressants help with stress?

    A proper evaluation would help you sort out if it is mere stress or also some component of depression. Therapy would be best if it is just stress. READ MORE

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    It varies for each person. Depends on how long you have been using and a doctor can help you formalize a plan to help over come this addition/habit. If you are in Texas or Florida, reach out to us for help. https://nbpsychiatry.com/ READ MORE

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    Depression medications are safe and some of them are FDA approved. Please discuss with your psychiatrist or primary care doctor for an individualized plan. READ MORE

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    Happy to hear that you are thinking of fixing your alcohol concerns. It depends on how severe is your addiction to determine if it can be managed at home or needs hospitalization. If is severe, then being in the hospital is recommended. READ MORE

  • How is bipolar treated in the elderly?

    Typically it is treated by an expert geriatric psychiatrist and medications are needed depending on the severity. READ MORE

  • Anxiety

    This is a good question for your psychiatrist, depending on your age, health history, height, weight, and other risk factors a doctor takes into consideration before prescribing medications. READ MORE

  • Stress

    Follow up with your primary care doctor, or find a therapist or psychiatrist to get evaluated. Meanwhile, reflect on the positive aspects of your life and blessings. Take deep breaths and be mindful. READ MORE

  • How do you know when to stop antidepressants?

    If your mood is improving and you are doing well on your current dose. Typically staying on the current dose for a 6 months while receiving therapy to learn how to manage your mood without medications would be recommended. READ MORE

  • Can you be cured from anxiety?

    Anxiety can be treated and managed well with therapy and at times medications or both READ MORE

Areas of expertise and specialization

Anxiety TreatmentDepression TreatmentOCD Evaluation and TreatmentPTSD Evaluation and TreatmentDepression Evaluation and TreatmentBipolar DisordersPsychotic DisordersChildhood ADHD DisordersAutism Spectrum DisordersNeurodevelopmental Disorders

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Consult Liasion Psychiatrist Texas Children's Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine 2020 - Present


  • Outstanding Educator Award 2022 Baylor College of Medicine 

Professional Memberships

  • Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry  
  • American Psychiatric Association  
  • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry  


  • Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

Teaching and speaking

  • Assistant Professor at Baylor College of Medicine

Dr. Sohail Nibras, MD's Practice location

Novus Beginning Psychiatry

120 Eldridge Rd Suite D -
Sugar Land, TX 77478
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Novus Beginning Psychiatry

23410 Grand Reserve Dr 401 -
Katy, TX 77494
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Dr. Sohail Nibras, MD has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 2 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Psychiatrist 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.
  • Ji

    My recent experience with Dr. Nibras was outstanding. His expertise and genuine compassion created a therapeutic environment that felt both supportive and empowering. Dr. Nibras has a deep understanding of psychiatric diagnoses. His transparent and empathetic approach fostered a sense of collaboration, making me an active participant in my mental health journey. I highly recommend Dr. Nibras to anyone seeking not just a psychiatrist, but a compassionate partner dedicated to mental well-being.

  • Mary

    Dr. is very corteous and approachable. not snob and is very thoughtful of what he has to say to his patients. thanks, Doctor!

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Get to know Psychiatrist Dr. Sohail Nibras, who serves patients in Sugar Land, Texas.

Recognized as a personable and compassionate psychiatrist, Dr. Nibras tends to patients at his private practice - Novus Beginning Psychiatry - in Sugar Land Texas. He understands the challenges of immigrants, professionals, couples, the working class, and all those in-between. His supportive style of care offers a listening ear where he then formulates a personalized plan aimed at the development of a healthy and happy mind. 

Invested in providing the best care to his patients using evidence-based treatment options, he is qualified to provide services to those struggling with depression, anxiety, PTSD, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, ADHD, and many more psychiatric concerns. 

Academically, Dr. Nibras earned his undergraduate degree at Saint Louis University, and received his medical degree from the American University of Integrative Science. He then returned to St. Louis and completed his residency in psychiatry at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine. Finally, he completed his fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in 2020.

While in residency, he spent over a year working in a hundred-bed inpatient child and adolescent psychiatric facility. There, he treated children and adolescents with multiple psychiatric presentations. Additionally, at Gateway Foundation rehab facility, he provided care to patients experiencing substance use disorders.

With an unwavering commitment to his specialty, the doctor is board-certified in psychiatry and child & adolescent psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN). The ABPN is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to promoting high-quality patient care for the public through the initial and continuing certification of psychiatrists and neurologists.

Following his fellowship, Dr. Nibras’ passion for academics brought him to Houston, Texas, where he currently serves as an Assistant Professor with the Baylor College of Medicine and Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. 

Moreover, as a Texas Children’s Hospital attending psychiatrist, he treats patients with some of the most complex psychopathologies in the nation. In this role, he is actively involved in teaching future generations of psychiatrists and engages in scholarly projects to expand evidence-based knowledge within the discipline of psychiatry.

Psychiatry is the medical specialty devoted to the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of mental disorders. These include various maladaptations related to mood, behavior, cognition, and perceptions. Psychiatrists evaluate, diagnose, and treat patients with mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. They conduct thorough psychiatric evaluations, develop treatment plans, prescribe medication, and evaluate treatment results.

During his free time, Dr. Nibras visits parks, enjoys long drives, biking, hiking, cooking, and spending time with his family and friends.

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