Dr. Olukemi Akanle

Qualifications: MBBS, MRCPsych, PGCert in Leadership and Service Improvement
Expert Type: Psychiatrist
Specialities: ADD, ADD (Diagnosis), ADHD, ADHD (Diagnosis), Antisocial Behaviour, Anxiety, Bipolar, Clinical Negligence, Criminal, Cultural Diversity, Depression, Domestic Violence, Fitness To Plead, Forensic, Mood Disorder, Non-Accidental Injury, Occupational Health, OCD, Personality Disorders, Postnatal Depression, Psychosis, Psychosomatic, PTSD, Risk Assessments, Schizophrenia, Second Opinion, Self Harm, Sex Change, Suicidal Ideation, Trafficking, Trauma, Victims of Torture,
Travel Distance: None
Funding Types: Private, Legal Aid,
Languages: English Yoruba


Dr Akanle is a General Adult Consultant Psychiatrist and Approved Clinician with over 20 years experience. Her areas of expertise include Psychosis, Bipolar Affective Disorder, Depression, Anxiety disorders, PTSD, Trauma, Neurodevelopmental Disorders including Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Occupational Psychiatry. She routinely includes various psychological models as part of her treatment and management, especially while working with patients with complex Personality Disorders. She has experience and formal training in Leadership, Change Management and Service Improvement.

She has experience in medicolegal work in England and Wales and has provided reports and opinions to Solicitors and Barristers in various specialisms, including civil and criminal cases for the defence and prosecution, family proceedings, clinical negligence, Fitness to Plead, Occupational Health and second opinions.

She produces approximately 30 reports annually both as a single and joint expert, attends court hearings and gives evidence when required. She has regular medicolegal training as part of her continuous professional development.

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