Department of Psychiatry
Psychiatrists - Tygerberg
Dr Laila Asmal
MBChB, FCPsych, MMed (Psych), MSc in Clinical Epidemiology cum laude
Tel: +27 21 938 9623
Fax: +27 21 938 9738
Dr Asmal is a lecturer and specialist psychiatrist, based at Tygerberg Hospital, and also the convener of MPhil in Neuropsychiatry. She has a clinical and academic interest in neuropsychiatry, and is currently involved in research related to first episode psychosis.
Dr Anusha Lachman
MBChB, DCH, FCPsych, MMed (Psych), Cert Child Psych, MPhil (Child & Adolescent psychiatry) cum laude
Tel: +27 21 938 4573
Fax: +27 21 919 5066
Dr Lachman is a child and adolescent psychiatrist, and a consultant at the adolescent inpatient unit at Tygerberg Hospital. She is also the program convener for the MPhil in Infant Mental Health. Dr Lachman's research interests include: maternal and infant mental health, adolescent neuropsychiatry, and paediatric consultation liaison psychiatry.