Asfia Qaadir, DO

Asfia Qaadir, DO

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Education

Medical Degree: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Psychiatry, Mayo Clinic Rochester
Fellowship: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Mayo Clinic Rochester
Board Certification: Psychiatry

Dr. Qaadir originally hails from Ohio prior to moving to Chicago where she completed her high school, college, and medical school degrees. She has called Minnesota home since 2010, completing her residency and subspecialty training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry from Mayo Clinic Rochester.

She has a clinical interest in understanding the impact of mental illness on the development of individual identity, resiliency, and family dynamics.  She approaches the treatment of young people with mental illness from a collaborative perspective, working within a multidisciplinary treatment team to strengthen and empower families.  She has an educational interest in teaching and mentoring students and trainees.



Dong B, Qaadir A, Agarwal Z, Lapid MI.  Neuropsychiatric manifestations of steroid-responsive encephalopathy associated with autoimmune thyroiditis (SREAT) in psychiatric patients
American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry March 2011; 19(3 Suppl 1):S70. [Abstract]

Qaadir, A. Review: A Short Introduction to Promoting Resilience in Children by Colby Pearce (September 20, 2010)

Veenstra-VanderWeele J; Qaadir A; Palmer AA; Cook EH; de Wit H.  Association between the Casein Kinase 1 Epsilon Gene Region and Subjective Response to D-Amphetamine Neuropsychopharmacology 2006;31(5):1056-1063

Professional Memberships
  • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Special Clinical Interests
  • ADHD
  • Autism
  • Mood/anxiety disorders
  • Psychotic illness
  • PTSD/Trauma
Additional Info
  • Adolescents
  • Children

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