Ayman Fareed, MD

Provider name:
Ayman Fareed, MD

Education & Certifications

Medical School:
Alexandria University College of Medicine
University of Maryland/Sheppard Pratt Hospital
Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School


Dr. Fareed is the Chief Medical Officer/Medical Director at Mount Sinai Wellness Center in Dahlonega, GA. He is a well-known clinician and academician with more than 20 years of clinical experience in the field of addiction psychiatry. He is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) in both general psychiatry and addiction psychiatry. Dr. Fareed is also certified by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM). Before joining Mount Sinai Wellness Center, Dr. Fareed served as Medical Director at the Atlanta Veterans Administration Medical Center. He was an Associate Professor and was the Director of Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship program in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Emory University School of Medicine. In addition, Dr. Fareed has been an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Morehouse School of Medicine. Previously, he completed a Fellowship in Addiction Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Ayman Fareed currently serves on several national and international committees for promoting treatment of opioid addiction. He has been selected to be a national mentor for substance use disorders treatment through the Physician Clinical Support System Medication Assisted Treatment (PCSS-MAT), a program sponsored by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA) and implemented by the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP). Dr Fareed also served as a grant reviewer for the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and Center for Disease Control (CDC). Over the years, he has received various federal grants to conduct clinical research.