Suhayl Nasr, MD, is a graduate of the American University of Beirut, Lebanon. He completed his residency in Psychiatry, including a Consultation-Liaison Fellowship in Neurology, at the University Of Rochester School Of Medicine in Rochester, New York. After moving to Chicago, he worked with Dr Herbert Meltzer at the Clinical Research Center of the University of Chicago at the Illinois State Psychiatric Institute. He later joined the Faculty of the University of Illinois in Chicago where he had appointments in Psychiatry and Pharmacology and collaborated closely with Dr John Davis. Dr Nasr then returned to his alma mater to start a Department of Psychiatry. Subsequently, he participated in the formation of the Lebanese University School of Medicine in Beirut.
Since 1986, Dr Nasr has been in private practice in Michigan City, Indiana where he has been the Medical Director of Inpatient Psychiatric Services. He has been the Psychiatric Consultant to the University of Notre Dame Counseling Center since 1987 and the Psychiatric Consultant to Valparaiso University Counseling Center since 1992. Dr Nasr has been an examiner for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology since 1981.
Dr Nasr is widely published in peer-reviewed journals. He serves on the Speakers Bureau of and as a consultant to several pharmaceutical companies. He continues to study Affective Disorders and their treatment from a longitudinal perspective unique to private practice. His most recent publications in this area include "Five Year Comparison of Antidepressant Monotherapy" which appeared in the Dec 2006 issue of the International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice, "Every Patient Every Visit – Routine tests yield clinically useful data." which appeared in the June 2008 issue of Current Psychiatry, and "Screening for Major Depression in Private Practice" which is currently in press with the Journal of Psychiatric Practice.