Safdar Ali MD

Staff Psychiatrist

Dr. Safdar Ali completed his medical education in a prestigious medical school in Pakistan. He entered in a psychiatry residency training program at State University of New York in Syracuse, New York. Along with completion of his training, he also served two years as a chief resident.

Dr. Ali has special interest in understanding and helping his patients who suffer from mental illness and different kinds of addiction. He entered into the fellowship program in addiction psychiatry in Boston, at Massachusetts General Hospital as part of the Harvard program. Since then, he has been serving at the Valley of the Sun as a staff Psychiatrist for more than two decades. Dr. Ali has also served as a staff psychiatrist and chief psychiatrist at the Meadows in Wickenburg, Arizona. Currently, Dr. Ali is our staff psychiatrist here at Valley Hospital. He is a strong proponent of the psychopharmacological approach. He also strongly believes in addressing other issues including trauma/PTSD, relationships/family issues and abandonment issues.