Dr Sylvia Tang is a highly-trained consultant adult psychiatrist based in London with over 29 years of experience treating patients with a wide range of mental health symptoms. Her areas of expertise include depression, anxiety, emotional instability, eating disorders, OCD and PTSD.
Dr Tang graduated with an MBBS degree from The Royal London Medical School in 1992. She later completed her specialist training at various London hospitals, including the Royal Free Hospital, and then becoming a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in 1997 and finally, a fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Her first consultant post was in 2001 at Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust. Whilst practising here, she also became the Medical Director in 2006 and then the Deputy Chief Executive in 2012.
Dr Tang joined the Priory Group in 2014 as the Group Medical Director. She later became the Chief Executive of Priory Healthcare in 2016 until she left in 2019. During both periods, she was also part of several committees which included the NHS England London Clinical Senate Council, where she was one of the 11 clinical experts reviewing evidence for service reconfiguration in London, the NHSE National Mental Health Payment Steering Group and London Mental Health Strategic Clinical Network.
In regards to her approach to treatment, she believes in working closely with her patients to deliver an individualised care plan that they believe in. She has always received exceptional feedback from her patients and has even been thanked by many individuals and their families for saving their lives. She works particularly with people when they are at their most desperate to ensure they get the right care and support that they need.