Dr. Akikur Mohammad, M.D., 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 is an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor at Keck School of Medicine at USC, where he has taught medical students and residents in addiction medicine and psychiatry since 2000.
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.
Dr. Mohammad also has a private practice, Las Virgenes Behavioral Health and Medical Clinic, in southern California.
His newest book, The Anatomy of Addiction, is available in hardcover.
Find out more about the Inspire Malibu Addiction Specialists.