Doctor Profile

Prof David Castle

David is Chair of Psychiatry at St Vincent's Health and The University of Melbourne. He has broad clinical and research interests, encompassing schizophrenia and related disorders, bipolar disorder, cannabis abuse, OCD spectrum disorders and disorders of body image.



  • Psychiatry

Clinical Institute

Special Interests

  • Schizophrenia
  • Bipolar disorder
  • OCD spectrum disorders
  • Disorders of body image


  • MBChB, University of Cape Town 1985
  • MSc (Epidemiology), University of London 1993
  • FRANZCP, Royal Australian and New Zealand 1999
  • FRCPsych, Royal College of Psychiatrists UK 2009

Contact Details & For Appointments

61 3 9231 4751
61 3 9231 4802

Consulting Address

    • Level 2
    • 46 Nicholson Street
    • Fitzroy VIC 3065

Professional Associations

  • Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law (ANZAPPL)
  • Schizophrenia International Research Society (SIRS)
  • European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) (Corresponding member)
  • International Society for Bipolar Disorders (ISBD)
  • World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry (WFSBP)

Education and Training

  • Workshop, Higher Degree Research Supervision, The University of Melbourne (2010)
  • Supervision re-training workshop, RANZCP (February 2010)
  • Graduate Certificate in University Teaching (University of Melbourne): completed 2011
  • Member, first year syllabus development working party, RANZCP (2011)
  • Fellow, University of Melbourne Medical School Academy of Clinical Teachers (2013)