CEO/ Founder of Inspire Malibu- Addiction Medicine Specialist, Board Certified in Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine.
- Dr. Akikur Mohammad has practiced psychiatry, addiction medicine, and general medicine since 1998 when he opened his private practice. Dr. Mohammad is board-certified in addiction medicine by the American Board of Addiction Medicine and in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. In addition to his role as Inspire Malibu’s CEO, Dr. Mohammad remains voluntary attending at LAC/USC Medical Center where he is active in teaching medical students and residents in addiction medicine and psychiatry. Dr. Mohammad was Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at USC’s Keck School of Medicine until September 2012 when he became voluntary. He was the Associate Director of LAC/USC Medical Center’s Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES) department. Dr. Mohammad has been honored many times for his dedication to providing superior care and support to his patients and students. He received the Outstanding Teaching Award from USC in 2003, Outstanding Teaching Award from Residents in 2012 and Outstanding Service Award in 2006 for his work as the Associate Director at LAC/USC Medical Center PES. Patient’s choice award honored him with the Top Psychiatrists of America Award every year since 2005. In 2011, Who’s Who in America named Dr. Mohammad the Top Addiction Professional of the Year. In recognition of his thorough knowledge of addiction and psychiatric medicine, Dr. Mohammad has been the guest speaker at numerous regional and national conferences, including NAMI . He has also appeared on various radio and television shows, including ABC, A&E, and MTV. Major pharmaceutical companies, such as Eli Lilly, AstraZeneca, BMS, and Pfizer have retained his services as a consultant and speaker. Prior to founding Inspire Malibu, Dr. Mohammad founded the Malibu Horizon Treatment Center, a research-based drug and alcohol treatment facility that focuses on dual-diagnosis treatment, patients with addiction and co-occurring disorders. Click to read more about Dr. Mohammad.