Beirut Mood Clinic

A modern psychiatric clinic in Lebanon

Our Clinicians


Dr Joseph El-Khoury MD MRCPsych

Dr Joseph El-Khoury is a Consultant Psychiatrist with years of expertise in the field of mental health. He is a Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrist in the United Kingdom and is on the General Medical Council Specialist Register with a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in both General Adult and Substance Misuse Psychiatry. After qualifying as a medical doctor in London, he trained in Psychiatry at St George's, University of London followed by specialist training in Oxford.

During his training Dr El-Khoury acquired extensive experience in the combined use of Pharmacological and Psychotherapeutic interventions for a number of mental disorders. His clinical interests are in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Perinatal Psychiatry and Addiction. His research/academic interests are varied. These include the social aspects of Psychiatry, Health Service Development, Critical Stress Management and Cross-cultural Psychiatry. He is active in Undergraduate and Postgraduate Medical education with an emphasis on clinical and communication skills. He is fluent in English, Arabic and French.

Having spent more than 12 years abroad, Dr El-Khoury returned to Lebanon in 2012. In 2015 he joined the Department of Psychiatry at the American University of Beirut Medical Center where he aims to deliver the best standard of medical care in collaboration with expert colleagues from a variety of backgrounds. He is fully registered with the Lebanese Order of Physicians as a Specialist in Mental Health.