Humaira Siddiqi, MD, DFAPA

Founder & Medical Director at Elevate Health

Humaira Siddiqi, MD, DFAPA, completed her psychiatry residency at Saint Elizabeths Hospital in Washington DC, and is a practitioner, executive leader and educator with deep connections across communities, mental health care systems, organizations, and academia. A Board-certified psychiatrist, Dr. Siddiqi has been recognized as a Top Doctor by Washingtonian magazine for 7 years, and by Northern Virginia magazine for 9 years in a row.

As Chief of Psychiatry and later as Regional Medical Director at Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic, Dr. Siddiqi managed mental health teams responsible for a patient population of over 800,000 members across Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia. She developed programs in psychiatric urgent care, addiction medicine, women’s mood and anxiety disorders, interventional psychiatry (ECT, rTMS, Ketamine), as well as systems and protocols in emerging therapeutics. In addition, Dr. Siddiqi spearheaded the strategic redesign of mental health delivery by reforming care delivery pathways and leading the implementation of clinical programs. An advocate for medical student education, Dr. Siddiqi served as Medical Director for Medical Education and Clerkships across all medical and surgical specialties, fostering an integrated approach within medical education.

She has held faculty appointments as Clinical faculty at Saint Elizabeths Hospital psychiatry residency program, Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Penn State College of Medicine, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, and Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School.

Dr.Siddiqi founded Elevate Health, LLC ( to create an integrative psychiatric experience for her patients, by bringing together  her expertise in interventional psychiatry and psychotherapy, with the field of emerging therapeutics.  

Finally, she has been honored as a Distinguished Fellow by the American Psychiatric Association for her significant contributions in the field.


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