Asad Kirmani, M.D.

Board Certified, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology

Dr. Kirmani opened his private practice in Austin to use his breadth of experience serving the Central Texas community. He grew up in Houston and graduated from U.T. Austin and U.T. Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. He completed his psychiatric residency program in New York City at Beth Israel Hospital and spent several years there leading the Psychiatric Emergency Department as well as joining a busy private psychiatric services practice in mid-town Manhattan. 

Dr. Kirmani relocated back to Texas to join U.T. Austin's Counseling and Mental Health Center as Staff Psychiatrist before opening MHWA in 2014. In addition to seeing private patients, he provides psychotherapy supervision for psychiatric residents at the Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin.


Board Certification and Licensure

Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc. 2007-present

State of Texas Medical License

Education & Training

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Beth Israel Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, New York, NY

Chief Resident, 2005-2006, Internship & Residency, 2002-2006

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas 1998-2002

University of Texas at Austin, B.A. in Psychology with Honors 1994-1998

Professional Experience

Private Practice, Austin, TX

University of Texas at Austin, Counseling & Mental Health Center

Staff Psychiatrist 2010-2013

Center for Urban Community Services, Project for Psychiatric Outreach to the Homeless, New York Staff Psychiatrist 2009-2010

Child and Family Behavioral Health-Psychiatry Private Group Practice 2009-2010

Beth Israel Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, New York Physician-in-charge, Psychiatric Emergency Service 2006-2009

Faculty Appointments & Awards

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences 2008-2009; Instructor, Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences 2006-2007

Beth Israel Medical Center, Department of Emergency Medicine, The Karen Seitel Care and Compassion Award 2009

Asad Kirmani, M.D., Psychiatrist

Mental Health & Wellness- Austin

1154 Lydia Street, Suite 110, Austin, TX 78702

(512) 920-3620