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About Dr Arjun Khaira

Dr. Arjun Khaira


Adv.Cert. Adult Psych.

Adult and Intellectual Disability Consultant Psychiatrist

Dr Khaira is available on:

  • Tuesday

  • Wednesday

  • Thursday

  • Friday


Dr Arjun Khaira is an Adult and Intellectual Disability Consultant Psychiatrist with subspecialty training and interest in Adult Psychiatry and Intellectual Disability


Born and raised in Canberra, Australia, to a 5th generation Australian-Punjabi mother and immigrant father. He completed his medical degree at Bond University, QLD, and completed his internship and specialist training in Queensland, ACT, and NSW. He has extensive clinical experience in subspecialty community clinics and private practice. Worked with indigenous communities and is bilingual in English and Punjabi.


In addition to his clinical work, Dr Khaira is also a passionate educator and enjoys teaching, supervising registrars, and guest lecturing and examining at multiple universities.



Training and Qualifications


  • Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (FRANZCP)

  • Holds an advanced certificate in Adult Psychiatry from Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP).

  • IPSRT certified

  • MBBS Bond University

Professional Memberships

  • National Association of Practising Psychiatrists (NAPP) Executive Committee. 

  • Australian Association of Developmental Disability Medicine (AADDM)

  • Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP)

  • PREMHA (Psychiatrists for racial equality in mental health Australia)

  • RANZCP Faculty of Adult Psychiatry

  • RANZCP Section of Psychiatry of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

  • RANZCP Section of Youth Mental Health

  • RANZCP Network of Asylum Seeker and Refugee Mental Health

  • ACT RANZCP Branch Treasurer


Dr Khaira’s Special Interests


  • Addictions

  • Adolescent Psychiatry

  • Adult Psychiatry

  • Cosmetic Readiness Assessment

  • Doctor’s Mental Health

  • Gender Dysphoria

  • Intellectual Disability

  • Men’s mental health

  • Mood Disorders

  • Pre-surgical psychological assessment

  • Psychotherapy (including IPSRT)

  • Schizophrenia and psychotic disorders. 

  • Personality disorders

  • Sleep-wake disorders

Referrals to Dr Khaira

  • Referrals for one-off (under Item 291) assessments 

  • Referrals for psychiatric treatment and ongoing management

  • Sees Adults and Adolescents over the age of 15


Dr Khaira does offer Telehealth appointments but requires initial appointment(s) to be face-to-face. 

Dr Khaira’s Other Interests

Teaching; being a registrar supervisor, guest lecturer, and examiner in multiple universities; cars, trains, and planes; new tech innovations in healthcare; food; family; and world travel.

Other practices Dr Khaira attends:

Blue Fig Clinic

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