Dr Antonio Metastasio

Dr Antonio Metastasio

MD, MSc, MRCPsych

Psychiatry

Overall Rating

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4.95
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4.95
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4.95

Top feedback

“Dr Antonio was amazing as usual, very receptive, very helpful and really went the extra mile“
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Subspecialty

  • Addiction
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Italian
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Registered with

General Medical Council: 6117543

Consultation fees

New appointment: £360

Follow-up appointment: £210

Practices worked at

Cognacity at Leon House

Prestwich, Leon House Manchester, Hilton Lane, Manchester, UK, M25 9SD
2 reviews

Cognacity

54 Harley Street, London, United Kingdom, W1G 9PZ
125 reviews

About

Dr Antonio Metastasio is a Consultant Psychiatrist presently working at the Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust. He privately practices in Harley Street, where he is an associate at the Cognacity team; and in Cambridge at Salus Wellness.

Having qualified from the University of Perugia in 2000, Dr Metastasio went on to train in Geriatrics in Italy. Following this, he pursued a career in Psychiatry at the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust and holds a certificate of completion of training with a double endorsement in Addiction Psychiatry and in General Adult Psychiatry. He has also obtained an MSc in Addiction Biology from the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London and is currently completing a Master degree in Genomic Medicine at the University of Cambridge. Dr Metastasio is responsible for all medical expertise, including devising the pharmacological interventions, at the Cambridge adult ADHD clinic.

Dr Metastasio has expertise in the main areas of adult psychiatry and in addictions including alcohol and substance disorders and behavioural addictions. He has experience in the treatment of a number of mental illnesses including depression, anxiety and panic disorder, bipolar affective disorder, cyclothymia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), phobias, chronic fatigue syndrome, personal personality disorders and psychosis. Further to this, he has published extensively in international peer-reviewed journals in the fields of depression, psychosis, alcohol misuse, substance misuse and genomic medicine.

Dr Metastasio is a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and the British Association of Psychopharmacology and is a fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine. He has been a senior clinical Tutor at the University of Cambridge and he is currently teaching medical students at University College London.

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Medical procedures

  • Residentially medically assisted alcohol/drug withdrawal
  • Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)
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Special interests

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar affective disorders
  • Psychosis (including schizophrenia)
  • Stress-related disorders
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Adjustment disorders
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorders
  • Personality disorders
  • Adult ADHD
  • Addictions: alcohol, substances, behavioural addictions and impulse control disorders
  • Binge drinking
  • Personalised medicine
  • Genomic Medicine applied to Psychiatry and Addictions

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Education

  • MD Universita’ degli Studi di Perugia, Italy 2000
  • CCT in Geriatric Medicine, Univerista’degli Studi DI Perugi, Italy 2004
  • Member of The Royal College of Psychiatrists 2009
  • MSc in Neuroscience in Addiction Biology, Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London 2012
  • CCT in General Adult Psychiatry and in Addiction Psychiatry August 2012
  • MSt in Genomic Medicine, University of Cambridge 2015 – present day

 
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Reviews

Overall
5
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5
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5

Dr Antonio was amazing as usual, very receptive, very helpful and really went the extra mile

19-09-2019
Overall
5
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5
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5

Very good. He was open, friendly and honest about my situation whilst also making my head clearer about my future without pressurizing me into making difficult decisions now.

16-05-2019
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5
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5
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5

Overall I had a positive experience with Dr Antonio. I found him friendly, empathetic and knowledgeable.

22-03-2019
Overall
4
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4
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4

A good listener. Took a good history with pertinent questions. Presented a variety of options before making a plan . Left me feeling confident in the plan.

10-05-2018
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5
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5
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5

Excellent, very clear explanation and helped with understanding

10-05-2018
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5
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5
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5

Effective consultation, I was explained my condition and I felt very relieved

27-04-2018
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5
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5
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5

Very clear process and very open therapist. Felt very confident in the diagnosis

27-04-2018
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5
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5
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5

I felt valued and understood. Dr Metastasio helped me to overcome my crisis

26-04-2018
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5
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5
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5

Great! Really felt the session went well and I was understood and heard.

12-04-2018
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5
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5
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5

Brilliant help

12-04-2018
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5
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5
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5

Highly attentive and helpful

15-03-2018
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5
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5
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5

Dr Metastasio has a very helpful and positive approach.

09-03-2018
Overall
5
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5
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5

The consultation was very helpful. Dr Metastasio understood me and addressed my problems. It was an excellent experience.

08-03-2018
Overall
5
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5
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5

Very good

08-03-2018
Overall
5
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5
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5

Very professional and understanding

08-03-2018
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5
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5
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5

Clear communication, good listening and decisive planning from Dr Metastasio

22-02-2018
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5
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5
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5

Dr Metastasio saw my sister at very short notice last year, we were pleased to hear that she immediately felt at ease with him. She felt his manner was kind, this helped her greatly. He will continue to be her doctor, as a family we would recommend him greatly.

Dr Antonio Metastasio

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06-02-2018
Overall
5
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5
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5

Really helpful for planning future medication plan.

03-02-2018
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5
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5
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5

Excellent experience

Dr Antonio Metastasio

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29-01-2018
Overall
5
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5
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5

Great visit, Antonio was really direct and analytical focusing on the symptoms. Enjoyed the experience and the outcomes.

Dr Antonio Metastasio

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20-01-2018
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5
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5
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5

Professional, Clear, helpful and understanding.

Dr Antonio Metastasio

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06-01-2018