Dr Darren Cutinha

Job title

Consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist


MA, MSc, MBBS, BSc, MRCPsych

GMC Number


Contact details

Phone number: 020 7830 2931

Email address: darren.cutinha@nhs.net

Fax: 020 7830 2810

Related services

Child and adolescent mental health services, Children's services


Dr Cutinha was appointed in 2013, having formerly been clinical lead for Islington CAMHS. His clinical interests include eating disorders, adolescent psychiatry, liaison psychiatry and family therapy. His other interests include medical education, clinical leadership and quality Improvement. He did his postgraduate training at UCL and the Tavistock Clinic. This included a Darzi Fellowship in clinical leadership, working with the Department of Health. 


  • SENTRY: A Systematic Evaluation of Need and Treatment Response in Young People. A prototype CAMHS Needs Assessment Tool developed by D Cutinha for the Department of Health's PbR (Payment by Results) project. Piloted across 7 London trusts. Papers in preparation.
  • Subjective Cognitive Impairment: fMRI During A Divided Attention Task (2011): J Rodda, T Dannhauser, D CUTINHA, S Shergill, Z Walker. European Psychiatry. Vol 26: 7, 457-462
  • Memory Complaints with and without Memory Impairments: The Role of Leukoaraiosis on Cognition (2011): M Lamaar, J Rodda, T Dannhauser, D CUTINHA, S Shergill, Z Walker. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society.19:19
  • Erythrocyte Zinc Content in Critically Ill Patients (2005). D CUTINHA, S Vaja, D Treacher, R Swaminathan. Clin Chem Lab Med; 43(9):930-3.