Psychiatry Department

About Us

The KAUMS department of psychiatry has been at the cutting edge of advances in neuroscience, psychotherapy, diagnostic methods, therapeutic interventions and psychosocial rehabilitation. This department is fortunate to have faculty members with different subspecialties (child and adolescent psychiatry, psychosomatic medicine, psychiatric rehabilitation, addiction medicine and general psychiatric) who are committed to training the next generation of clinicians and researchers. The education mission is to provide excellent and innovative training at all levels of professional development. In addition, the department is active in training psychiatry residents, medical students, nursing and midwifery students as well as mastership students of clinical psychology and PhD students of addiction studies.


Our department is committed to:

- conduct research that deepens our understanding of the development and prevention of psychiatric illness and the nature of human behavior, and to apply this knowledge to the development and delivery of more effective, evidence-based treatments.
- offer comprehensive treatment and consultation to our patients, their families, and the community.
- provide outstanding mental health education and multidisciplinary training to the next generation of healthcare providers and investigators.

The Psychiatry Department will be preeminent regionally and nationally as a leader in innovative education, research and clinical care in the behavioral sciences.


 Faculty Members: 

Head of Department:

Dr. Afshin Ahmadvand (
5km of Qotb–e Ravandi Blvd. P.O. Box: 8715988141, Kashan, IRAN
Tel: (+98 31)55549111 (3151)
Fax: (+98 31) 

Administrative Officer:

Mohammad Hossein Saghaie