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Shamim H. Nejad, M.D.


Professional Statement

With board certifications in Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry, Addiction Medicine, Brain Injury Medicine, Psychosomatic Medicine, in addition to Psychiatry, Dr. Nejad’s clinical interests and expertise revolve around the provision of care for patients with complex medical and surgical illness involving co-occuring neuropsychiatric and substance use disorders. Dr. Nejad has been active in teaching of Internal Medicine, Surgery, and Psychiatry trainees, and has received numerous awards for his teaching and care of patients by hospital staff. Through his work in clinical care, research, and education, Dr. Nejad has sought to improve the care of patients at the interface of medicine and psychiatry. Dr. Nejad is married, with two children. He enjoys spending time outdoors with his family, reading, and traveling.

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University of Washington
medical school, 2003
Kaiser Foundation Hospital (Los Angeles)
internship, Surgery, 2004
University of Washington
residency, Psychiatry, 2007
Massachusetts General Hospital
fellowship, Psychosomatic Medicine, 2008

Board Certifications

American Board of Addiction Medicine
Addiction Medicine
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Psychosomatic Medicine

Clinical Interests

  • Medical And Surgical Psychiatry


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Blog Posts


  • English

Practice Locations

Shamim H. Nejad practices at one location