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Akhil Mehra, MD PhD

Akhil uses forward thinking, personalized care that prioritizes the patient. He believes that medications, when used safely with other treatments, can be an important part of an overall care plan.

Akhil is a board certified psychiatrist and currently holds a faculty position at the University of California San Francisco. In his clinical practice, Akhil builds on three core principles: (1) personalized care tailored to the patient’s unique goals, (2) access to innovative, effective treatments, and (3) technology enabled convenience. Akhil specializes in psychopharmacologic (medication) based treatment. 

To schedule a psychiatry appointment, 
email or call 1-855-446-4374

Areas of Expertise

ADHD, Addiction, Anger Management, Chronic Pain, Coping Skills, Divorce, Grief, Obesity, Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD), Parenting, Relationships, Self Esteem, Self-Harming, Sexual Abuse and Addiction, Insomnia, Transgender, Trauma/ PTSD, and Video Game Addiction 


Medication Management, Depression, and Anxiety

ADHD, Addiction, Alcohol Abuse, Anger Management, Antisocial Personality, Behavioral Issues, Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality, Career Counseling, Chronic Impulsivity, Chronic Pain, Chronic Relapse, Coping Skills, Divorce, Drug Abuse, Dual Diagnosis, Eating Disorders, Emotional Disturbance, Family Conflict, Gambling, Grief, Infertility, Internet Addiction, Medical Detox, Narcissistic Personality, Obesity,Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD), Oppositional Defiance, Parenting, Peer Relationships, Relationship Issues, School Issues, Self Esteem, Self-Harming, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Addiction, Sleep or Insomnia, Spirituality, Substance Abuse, Suicidal Ideation, Testing and Evaluation, Transgender, Trauma and PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Video Game Addiction

Dissociative Disorders, Elderly Persons Disorders, Impulse Control Disorders, Mood Disorders, Personality Disorders, Psychosis, Thinking Disorders

Sexuality-  Bisexual, Gay, and Lesbian

Education & Experience

  • University of California, San Francisco - Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), History of Health Sciences

  • University of California, San Francisco, Residency in Psychiatry

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)

  • Cambridge University, Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.), History of Medicine

  • The Johns Hopkins University, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), History and Philosophy of Science, Medicine & Technology

To schedule a psychiatry appointment, 
email or call 1-855-446-4374