Meet Dr. Fayomi

Dr. Olukayode Fayomi, MBChB

Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

Dr Fayomi is a popular, warm and experienced Psychiatrist. He is trained and experienced in both General plus Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and is passionate about working with children, adolescents and young adults and their whanau. Dr Fayomi is currently providing services privately at Totally Psyched and in the public sector at the Auckland District Health Board.

A citizen of New Zealand Dr Fayomi was born in Nigeria and trained medically in his country of origin as a Paediatrician and specialist doctor, then moving to the United States of America where he trained at the University of Maryland in General Psychiatry and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. Since then, Dr Fayomi has held many prestigious roles throughout the United States and sub-specialises in medication management (psychopharmacology), individual psychotherapy and family therapy. He has worked in the community, inpatient hospitals and held Medical Director, Directorship of a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Training Program and Senior Clinical Lecturer roles, among many.

Dr Fayomi moved to New Zealand in 2008, providing child and adolescent psychiatric services and has held senior roles as a Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, Clinical Director and Medical Head in Palmerston North among others. During this time, Dr Fayomi was also a Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Otago's Department of Psychological Medicine and later moved to Invercargill and then more recently Whangarei, where he held Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist roles providing services to children, adolescents and their families in the community. Dr Fayomi is settling Auckland, providing his consultant services to the community in the public sector as well as privately with Totally Psyched, in both the Takapuna and it's new Warkworth clinic.