Professor Malhi is a world-renowned expert and leader in the field of mood disorders. He has more than 25 years of specialist experience in the diagnosis and management of depression and bipolar disorder and runs the state-wide CADE Clinic at Royal North Shore Hospital. As a consequence, he has chaired the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) committee for the development of clinical practice guidelines for the management of mood disorders.
After gaining degrees in Medicine and Pharmacology and specializing in psychiatry, first at Cambridge and then at the Institute of Psychiatry and Maudsley Hospital in London, Professor Malhi gained a doctorate from The University of NSW. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) and also a Fellow of the UK Royal College of Psychiatrists. For his services to the community, he has been the recipient of the RANZCP College Citation and now serves on the College Foundation.
As an academic, Professor Malhi holds a full chair at The University of Sydney and is a recipient of the Distinguished Professorial Achievement Award from the Sydney Medical School. He is also President of the International Society for Bipolar Disorders (ISBD) and Editor of Bipolar Disorders – the leading journal in the field.
Professor Malhi runs a neuroscientific research program that examines the neural basis of mood disorders and suicide, which is funded by the NHMRC and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. For contributions to education and teaching he has received the prestigious ISBD Mogens Schou Award and for
research, he has received the RANZCP Senior Researcher Award and is one of the most highly cited researchers (top 1% ISI) worldwide.
Professor Malhi accepts referrals for assessment of people aged 18-65 years who are suffering from symptoms of stress, anxiety and depression. He provides second opinions and ongoing management of people diagnosed with mood disorders in particular depression and bipolar disorder.