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Rod Amiri, MD

Executive Director

Dr. Rod Amiri was born in Ahvaz, Iran on July 26, 1972. At the age of thirteen, he escaped war-torn Iran and with the help of his family immigrated to the United States. After completing high school and college at the top of his class, he attended medical school at St. George’s University. He proceeded to complete his residency in psychiatry at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles where he served as Chief Resident.

 

During residency, Dr. Amiri mastered intensive psychotherapy skills and won several awards, scholarships, and fellowships offered by various organizations such as the California Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM) and the American Psychiatric Association (APA). Furthermore, He has gained experience in teaching and was professor of anatomy and physiology at the American University of Complementary Medicine in Los Angeles from 2002-2004.

 

Dr. Amiri has presented nationally and has coauthored the chapter on Sexual Dysfunction due to general medical conditions for the Guidebook for Sexual Medicine. He has been awarded the Patients’ Choice Award as one of California’s favorite physicians every year since 2008. This is an honor given annually to less than 5% of all active physicians practicing in the United States.

 

Dr. Amiri is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and the American Board of Addiction Medicine. He currently has a private practice in Beverly Hills, California, and serves as the consulting psychiatrist for Malibu Hills and Clearview Treatment centers.