+44 (0)800 193 3277
[email protected]

Orchestrate Health is a private pay healthcare company and works outside of the NHS

Dr Farrukh Alam

Medical Director and Lead Consultant Psychiatrist
Professional Experience

Dr Farrukh Alam is the Medical Director for Orchestrate Health and its sister brand Addcounsel. He is an experienced Consultant Psychiatrist, with over 25 years’ experience in helping people with psychological difficulties that are affecting their lives.

After completing his medical training at the Universities of St Andrews and Manchester, Dr Alam’s psychiatric training was carried out at national drug and alcohol units at The Maudsley Hospital, London. He is a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, and has specialist accreditation in general psychiatry and treatment of addiction. His NHS role is Associate Medical Director to a large NHS Foundation Trust. He has a commitment to the provision of the best quality care, and has been published widely in international literature. Dr Farrukh Alam currently holds a number of national roles, includling Clinical Advisor to the Civil Aviation Authority.


As a General Adult Psychiatrist, Dr Farrukh Alam tends to work with people struggling with affective mood disorders. His specialist area is addiction (chemical and behavioural); helping people with alcohol, drug, and other compulsive behaviours, to achieving recovery and maintaining a happy life. He has presented on the topic of addiction to a wide audience, including international conferences, House of Lords, and international and national media.

Dr Farrukh Alam holds Medico-Legal Expert’s Certificate, accredited by City University London & The Inns of Court School of Law. He has prepared psychiatric medico-legal reports for 25 years and prepares approximately 40 reports a year.

  • BSc University of St Andrews
  • MB ChB University of Manchester
  • Consultant Psychiatrist (MRCPsych)
  • Addictions Specialist (RCPsych Accredited)
Professional Membership
Languages Spoken
  • English

Dr Farrukh Alam
We are here to help

Contact us to find the care you need today.

+44 (0)800 193 3277 or
[email protected]

Professional Memberships

Our professionals work alongside respected industry-specific organisations

Orchestrate Health is a trading name of Addcounsel Limited which is registered by the CQC.