Meet the doctor

M. Shahidul Islam, M.D. , FAPA

  • Board Certified
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow From: Harvard & Vanderbilt Schools of Medicine
  • 40+ Years in Private Practice
  • Author: "Doctor, What's Wrong With Me?" (1st & 2nd Editions)  PURCHASE BOOK: 
  • Licensed (FLEX) to practice medicine in the states of Tennessee, Louisiana and California.

Dr. Islam is a proud United States Navy veteran and a retired Captain (Colonel) in the US Naval Reserve Medical Corps.  He is a board certified specialist who has training in medicine, psychiatry, neurology, and psychosomatic medicine.   Dr. Islam was a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry from 1978 to 2003 at Louisiana State University Medical Center in Shreveport, LA and from 2002 to 2010 served as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Vanderbilt School of Medicine.

  • Member of World Medical and Psychiatric Association.
  • Life member of World Federation for Mental Health.
  • Member American Medical Association.
  • Life Fellow American Psychiatric Association.
  • Life Member American Psychiatric Association.
  • Member American Psychosomatic Association.
  • Member American Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine.
  • Member American Sleep Disorders Association.
  • Member Tennessee Medical and Psychiatric Association.
  • Member Obsessive Compulsive Foundation, Inc.
  • Member Anxiety Disorders Association of America, Inc.
  • Member U.S. Naval Institute, Association of Military Surgeons of the United States.
  • Life Member of Naval Reserve Association.