American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology American Board of Addiction Medicine Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for depression Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Basic Life Support (BLS) Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
Damascus University - Damascus, Syria
Creighton University/University of Nebraska’s Psychiatry Residency Program Ministry-of-Health in Damascus, Syria
Imad Alsakaf, M.D., joined CHI Health Psychiatric Associates on August 1, 2013. Dr. Alsakaf is an Assistant Professor at Creighton University - Department of Psychiatry since August 1, 2011. Prior to joining CHI Health, Dr. Alsakaf worked as a staff Psychiatrist at VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System providing health care services to veterans in Nebraska, western Iowa and portions of Kansas and Missouri. Dr. Alsakaf is a retired Lieutenant Physician in the Syrian Army and his native language is Arabic. Dr. Alsakaf enjoys tennis, swimming, and reading poetry and philosophy.
Psychiatrists specialize in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of mental, addictive and emotional disorders. They understand the biological, psychological and social components of illness and are able to order diagnostic laboratory tests and to prescribe medications.