Sadia Ghaffar, MD


Sadia Ghaffar, MD, is a board-certified psychiatrist currently working at AZZ Medical Associates. She specializes in adult inpatient psychiatry, focusing on chronic, forensic, and dual diagnosis patients. Dr. Sadia Ghaffar earned her medical degree from Dow Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan, and completed her psychiatry residency at Bergen New Bridge Medical Center in Paramus, New Jersey. Her past roles include serving as an attending psychiatrist at the Center for Family Guidance/Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County, where she managed both adult and geriatric units. Dr. Sadia Ghaffar also has experience as a general practitioner in Karachi and as a lecturer in basic sciences at National Kashmir Medical College in Mirpur, Pakistan.

Dr. Sadia Ghaffar is certified by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) and holds an active medical license from the NJ State Board of Medical Examiners. She has contributed to research in psychiatry with several publications and poster presentations on topics such as schizophrenia, psychotropic medications, and the risk of diabetes in patients with chronic alcoholism. In her free time, she participates in various research projects and has served as a research assistant for pharmaceutical clinical trials and cancer registries. Dr. Sadia Ghaffar brings her diverse experience and commitment to patient care to her role at the NJ Department of Health, providing comprehensive psychiatric care to her patients.