UCLA Center for East-West Medicine
Department of Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA
Nadia Haddad, M.D., M.S. is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor (Voluntary) at UCLA’s Center for East West Medicine. She received her medical doctorate from University of Colorado and completed her psychiatry residency at Stanford University where she served as chief resident. She is board certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology. Prior to medical school, she earned her Masters of Science in Oriental Medicine from Dongguk Royal University in Los Angeles, CA, a 3 year full-time program consisting of over 3000 hours of training. She was awarded full board licensure in Chinese medicine including acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. After completing her psychiatry training, she was invited to join the faculty at Stanford University School of Medicine developing holistic mental health services for the Stanford Center for Integrative Medicine. Her expertise is in patients with psychological symptoms (depression, anxiety, sleep disturbance, addiction, bipolar disorder, stress). She is involved in research on acupuncture for insomnia in breast cancer patients and wrote a well-regarded review of the literature for acupuncture in psychological symptoms associated with cancer.
In addition to her work at UCLA pioneering programs in integrative & holistic mental health, she founded the Institute of Holistic Psychiatry in Los Angeles where she offers acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, lifestyle and psychotherapy approaches in addition to modern psychiatric medication evaluations and treatment. Her passion is for pioneering a truly integrative system of mental health care, utilizing the best of Chinese and modern medicine for optimal health and well being.