Nauman Ashraf, MD


Psychiatry Residency Program Director, Ozark Center, Joplin, Missouri | Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences

Nauman Ashraf , M.B.B.S


Cabinet Designation: Mentor
Year of Experience: 10
Specialization: Psychiatry
Sub Specialization: Addiction Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine
Affiliated Hospital: Freeman Hospital
Institute of Medical Graduation: Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences
Education M.B.B.S
Certifications: Diplomate, Addiction Medicine, ABPM Certificate # 61-19676 | Diplomate, Addiction Psychiatry, ABPN Certificate # 2226 | Diplomate, Psychiatry, ABPN Certificate # 64778
NPI Number: 1639346703
Location: Joplin, MO
Languages: English, Urdu

Dr. Nauman Ashraf is the Program Director for KCU-GME Consortium/Ozark Center Psychiatry Residency program and Addiction Medicine Fellowship program in Joplin, Missouri. He serves as an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Kansas City University. He also serves as the Medical Director of Addiction Services at Ozark Center and established Ozark Center’s outpatient buprenorphine treatment program in 2017. He graduated from Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences in Pakistan. He completed his psychiatry residency at New York University School of Medicine as well as a Fellowship in Addiction Psychiatry. He is board certified in General Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine. He is the recipient of the Harold I. Kaplan Memorial Award for outstanding contributions in the field of psychiatric teaching and education. Dr. Ashraf serves on numerous hospital and KCU-GME consortium committees. He also serves as a consultant prescriber for SAMSHA’s Opioid STR initiative, a state targeted response for opioid epidemic. Additionally, Dr. Ashraf co-authored the chapter on alcohol in Pocket Guide to Addiction Assessment and Treatment, published by American Psychiatry Association Publishing. He has published peer-reviewed articles, presented posters in conferences, provided medial talks and participated in invited-speaker talks on substance use disorder and resident wellbeing.