Prof Carlos Zubaran

Prof Carlos Zubaran

Psychiatrist & Clinical Director



Prof Carlos Zubaran Jr is a Consultant Psychiatrist at Sunnyside Clinic. He holds a Conjoint Professorial appointment with the School of Medicine at Western Sydney University and is also the Acting Clinical Director of the Drug and Alcohol Program at St John of God Richmond Hospital.

Professor Zubaran graduated at UFRGS Faculty of Medicine, a centenarian and most reputable institution in Southern Brazil. After obtaining his specialty in Psychiatry and a PhD in Biological Sciences, he completed research programs at the Institute of Psychiatry and Maudsley Hospital in London (Behavioural Pharmacology), as well as postdoctoral programs at Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute (Substance Use) and at the International Center for Mental Health, at Elmhurst Hospital and the Mount Sinai School of Medicine (Cultural Psychiatry) in New York City. Prof Zubaran also obtained a Master’s Degree in Health Management from the University of New South Wales.

Professor Zubaran is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists and member of the its Faculty of Addiction Psychiatry. He has authored more than 100+ publications including scientific manuscripts, research abstracts and book chapters. He was the recipient of the World Psychiatric Association International Fellowship Award (1996) and the US National Institute on Drug Abuse Distinguished International Scientist Award (2009).Professor Zubaran is the co-chair of the Section of Transcultural Psychiatry of the World Psychiatric Association.


  • Mood & Anxiety Disorders
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Substance Abuse