Nima Akhavan, MD Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Dr. Nima Akhavan, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Neurology, Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Adult, Child/Adolescent Psychiatry
Reseda, CA 91335 (2 other locations)
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About Dr. Nima Akhavan MD

Dr. Nima Akhavan, MD is a doctor primarily located in Reseda, CA, with other offices in Elmhurst, NY and Sylmar, CA. He has 21 years of experience. His

Dr. Akhavan has received 4 awards.


Dr. Nima Akhavan has 3 locations

Kaiser Mental Behavioral Health 18040 Sherman Way Reseda, CA 91335
Dr. Nima Akhavan 80th St 41st Ave Elmhurst, NY 11373
Dr. Nima Akhavan 12669 Encinitas Ave Sylmar, CA 91342


Dr. Nima Akhavan has the following 5 SPECIALTIES

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
A pediatric/adolescent psychiatrist is a doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating mental and emotional conditions in young children and adolescents.These specialists study psychopathological disorders and their causes in order to prevent and identify them in their patients. These disorders may be caused by biological, psychosocial, genetic, demographic, or environmental factors, a patient's history, or any combination of these factors.Pediatric/adolescent psychiatrists treat patients through a variety of interventions including medical treatment, behavior therapy, cognitive-behavior therapy, problem solving techniques, family therapy, parent training, psychodynamic therapy, and consultation with the patient's primary care physician or school professionals.
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Adult, Child/Adolescent Psychiatry

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Nima Akhavan has the following 12 expertise

  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorder
  • Depression
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Clinical Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Insomnia
  • Mental Illness
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Schizophrenia


4 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2020, 2018, 2017)

    The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.


21 Years Experience

Ross University School Of Medicine

Graduated in 2000

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  • 18040 Sherman Way Reseda , CA (818) 758-1200
  • 80th St 41st Ave Elmhurst , NY 11373
  • 12669 Encinitas Ave Sylmar , CA 91342

More about Dr. Nima Akhavan

Welcome to my Web page. I am board certified in child, adolescent, and adult psychiatry. I take pride in providing a comfortable environment for you and your family. Biography I moved from New York to Southern California in 2007 to join Kaiser Permanente. I completed my residency and fellowship in New York. About my practice I am a strong believer in teamwork. I believe therapy, healthy diet, and exercise are important parts of most psychiatric treatments. How I thrive I enjoy outdoor activities.

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