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Dr. Neda Javaherian, MD

Psychiatrist

Professional statement

*Please note appointments scheduled through zocdoc may be scheduled with Dr. Javaherian or our Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners. If you have any further questions, please feel free to call our office to confirm. Dr. Javaherian and her associates specialize in the treatment of psychiatric disorders including depression, anxiety, attention deficit disorder and addiction through medication management. For patients with treatment resistant depression we also offer safe, drug-free and FDA approved transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) which is now covered by most insurance companies. Dr. Javaherian completed her residency training in psychiatry at the University of Southern California Medical Center. After graduating she joined faculty at USC and was on staff teaching medical students and residents. She has special interests in the medical management of Attention Deficit Disorder, Anxiety, Depression and Addiction. She is member of the American College of Psychiatrists and American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Advocate Health Care
  • Aetna

Specialties

  • Psychiatrist

Practice names

Education and training

  • Medical School - St. George's University School of Medicine
  • Nassau University Medical Center (Internship)
  • Los Angeles County+University of Southern California Medical Center, Residency in Psychiatry

Professional memberships

  • American College of Psychiatrists
  • American Psychiatric Association

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1922250554

Office locations

Java Psychiatry

13425 Ventura Blvd, Suite 101

Sherman Oaks, CA 91423

Patient reviews
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Do NOT go here. By any means.
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They were very informative
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She was attentive and understood my concerns . Thanks
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He was wonderful! Listened very well, and helped me figure out a solution to my problem immediately.
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Nicole was outstanding, and listened.
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Dr. Nicole is the best practitioner I've worked with. She was open to changing my prescription, and really digging into the route of my symptoms. I will forever suggest her over anyone else at this practice.
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Excellent. The intake process was made easy. The tablet was awesome. Helpful staff. NP knew his stuff. Very informative.Took care of mail order scripts. Over all probably one the best psychiatric places I've been.
Less than 3 months ago
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Pill pusher.
Less than 6 months ago
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I loved Dr. Shant. My only complaint is that it took close to an hour after my appointment time before I was seen, because other people were being seen before me, and another patient without an appointment was let in to speak with the doctor for 10-15mins.
Less than 6 months ago
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Great doctors and office staff is extremely nice. I’d definitely recommend Java.
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I see the nurse practitioner Danna. She has absolutely saved my life. Very warm and kind and truly listens. Gives you the best possible treatment plan and works with you if it isn’t working. I don’t know what I would dowithout her. However, one time I had to see the male physician assistant there because Danna was booked and it was an emergency. I have never had a worse experience in the medical field in my life. He dismissed the treatment plan I have been on for a year and that works for me. He made me feel like a horrible person for needing my medication. He refused to help me and said I would need to wait for Danna. Absolutely disgusting. I highly recommend you stay far away from him. You will never go back to this office if you go to him which is a shame. Front desk girls could be nicer. As someone who works at a doctor’s office I tend to treat patients very warmly. They don’t, but they aren’t rude either. They just seem like they don’t care.
Less than 1 year ago
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So glad I found this place. Easy appointments and great staff. Thank you!
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Dr. Javaherian was excellent . I’ve been to many doctors and it’s so reassuring and refreshing to find someone with compassion. I felt comfortable with her knowledge and approach to medication management which has been difficult for me in thepast. I felt better after just leaving my appointment because I like knowing I’m in good hands.
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Not female Dr. Cautious with medications which is good, but no doctor-patient trust and does not talk about alternative methods of treatment.
Less than 1 year ago
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They take advantage of their patients. They charge you to refill a prescription which is the tackiest practice I've ever encountered when you're dealing with these types of medications that have severe side effects when not taken regularly.
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Great bedside manner
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This was my very first visit to a psychiatrist. Everyone was super nice and attentive. I seen one of the practitioners and he was very calm and reassuring. I’m excited to continue visiting here.
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They've kept me waiting over 45 minutes multiple times now.
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I didn’t know who I would be meeting, but I met with the PA. He was disarming and I was grateful for that! He listened to me and offered me solutions with follow up. I would recommend him!
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He was super tentative and supportive and really seemed to harness my problems and trying squashing them. I left with a prescription that I’m confident will make a positive change in my attitude/behavior and couldn’t be happier with my appointment :)
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She's incredible. Always on point with her observations and so kind. I honestly couldn't imagine seeing a different doctor.
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Very professional and attentive. I felt taken care of and feel better already.
More than 1 year ago
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Quick, clean and professional!
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This was my first visit here. The receptionist was particularly unfriendly, which annoyed me, but so far I have confidence in Dr. Javaherian. She was friendly and, compared with other psychiatrists I have had in the past, she seems to bemore thoughtful and cautious when coming up with a treatment plan.
More than 1 year ago
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The girls that work at the front desk are very difficult + incompetent. Dr. Javaherian is fine.
More than 1 year ago
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Her admin staff were really nice and willing to help me with any and all help and questions I had.
More than 1 year ago
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Lol thats not her picture, but i would highly recommend her! She was extremely nice and really listened to me. Even tho we only had about 35 minutes she was really adamate on listening and documenting my complete medical history. Shewas extremely nice and really made it seem like she cared and wanted to help. I also liked that she recommended medication that avoidied side effects that she new i would not like such as weight gain. I dont see why there would be any bad reviews for her because she is great!
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Very professional, attention to detail and understood my needs.
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Always in a hurry. Never truly tries to listen. Lied to me about side effects of a new medication. Feels like she's just guessing with the meds. Also, I asked her for weeks to take 5 minutes and call my therapistcause I don't always know what to say in those few minutes she gives me and he can explain better. Only agreed to call while I was there for my appointment, and made me feel like she's doing me a favor. I should've known from the start, when the initial meeting took less than 5 minutes... Do yourself a favor and don't go there. Highly unrecommended.
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Always in a hurry. Never truly tries to listen. Lied to me about side effects of a new medication. Feels like she's just guessing with the meds. Also, I asked her for weeks to take 5 minutes and call my therapistcause I don't always know what to say in those few minutes she gives me and he can explain better. Only agreed to call while I was there for my appointment, and made me feel like she's doing me a favor. I should've known from the start, when the initial meeting took less than 5 minutes... Do yourself a favor and don't go there. Highly unrecommended.
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Always in a hurry. Never truly tries to listen. Lied to me about side effects of a new medication. Feels like she's just guessing with the meds. Also, I asked her for weeks to take 5 minutes and call my therapistcause I don't always know what to say in those few minutes she gives me and he can explain better. Only agreed to call while I was there for my appointment, and made me feel like she's doing me a favor. I should've known from the start, when the initial meeting took less than 5 minutes... Do yourself a favor and don't go there. Highly unrecommended.
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I loved her! Sadly I had to switch insurances, and my new one isn't covered under her. She was always caring and helped me change my life.
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Super personable, knowledgeable and transparent. I enjoyed the short but effective appointment!
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I have always appreciated the level of professionalism and level of comfort I have with Dr Java Herman (and the ease of the staff and scheduling).
More than 1 year ago
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Dr. Javaherian is very empathetic and her office is comfortable and nice. There can be a wait, but I not too long, and she doesn't rush you during the appointment.
More than 1 year ago
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Dr. J. goes down in my records book as an 11+++++ She had a wonderful "bedside manner" and I always feel comfortable and relaxed when I do see her. She listens, she cares and she's helping me so much to getmy everything under control. I bring her little gifts and treats because she deserves it. Great doctor, great staff, see you guys soon.
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I've been in to see Dr. Javaherian a few times now and am very satisfied with the service I received. I never had to wait more than 10 minutes to be seen by her. In her initial evaluation she took hertime and listened to all my concerns and life issues. In all of my subsequent visits she's kept up with every issue that I brought up to her initially and has helped me to deal with obstacles effectively! She even has weekend availability but a PA see's patients on the weekend. In my opinion, he is just as good and caring. I would recommend this practice to anyone if you're looking for quality care.
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Professional, caring, knowledgeable, very smart. She is a wonderful doctor, gets to the point, listens well and feedback is beneficial. Great doctor and I trust her.
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I saw this doctor several times a little over a year ago. I stopped seeing her for my medication because I'm going through a divorce and I moved to Pasadena and thought I'll just get my meds through Urgent Care untilI get on my new post-divorce insurance and then I'll find a new psychiatrist. I wanted a letter though from a psychiatrist to give to the judge stating the extent of my condition. She was the last psychiatrist to treat me a little over a year ago. I made a regular appt. and paid the co-pay. When I told her why I was there and that I needed the letter she refused because it had been a little over a year since I had been there. I explained the divorce and that I had moved but she was extremely unsympathetic. She's unempathetic and a very cold person with no bedside manner.
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Horrrible cold woman with no empathy. She should not be in this line not work.
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Great. She really listened and paid attention.
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I was very impressed by how I was treated by The Dr. She was a very good listener and I felt comfortable sharing and felt that she was very honest and trustworthy. Thank you Dr. Javaherian
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It was interesting. I learned a lot about the meds that were given to me. I think time will tell if the current meds well solve some of my issues.
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I would appreciate if I could be seen at the appointment time. I usually have to wait at least 30 minutes and I'm driving in fro. Santa Barbara. The other issue I have is trying to get a hold of someonein the office. When I run out of my medication, I should be able to reach someone.
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She listens. She's thorough.
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I did not feel warmly welcome in this office. The Dr. was okay nothing great.
More than 1 year ago
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Wouldn't recommend to those with eating disorders. Helpful with anxiety/depression but doesn't seem to understand how harmful her dietary advice can be to eating disorder sufferers.
More than 1 year ago
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I found Doctor encouraging, patient and really interested on helping sort out my issues. On follow-up visits, she re-caps on prior talks, gets updates, in a word, we converse. No judgement, which makes her suggestions easy to follow. Doctorstaff is pleasan and professional. I receive reminders of appt. and call backs with answers to my questions. If doctor needs to reschedule, her staff will let me know asap and r/s my appt. God Bless this doctor and her amazing staff. Be well.
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Absolutely love Dr. J and have recommended her to several friends.
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If not for this wonderful Dr. J. coming into my life when I most needed her due to my out of control anxiety, who knows where I'd be now. She has been wonderful to me and I look forward to seeing her in 3 months. All is well. Great appointment.
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