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Qualifications and Experience
Dr. Eftekhar is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Psychiatry. She obtained her subspecialist training in Addiction Psychiatry at UCLA in Los Angeles, working at Cedar Sinai Medical Center and the West Los Angeles Veterans Administration Hospital. Dr. Eftekhar completed her psychiatric residency training at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. She obtained her medical degree from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, and completed her undergraduate studies in Psychology at Michigan State University. As a physician and psychiatrist, she believes in the treatment of a person as a whole. Her evaluation and treatment plan strongly considers the developmental process and the life events that have shaped a person. Dr. Eftekhar specializes in the diagnosis and pharmacologic management of psychiatric illnesses. Guided by the principles of evidence-based medicine, she treats a broad range of psychiatric disorders including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, OCD, PTSD, and adult ADHD. During your first meeting, Dr. Eftekhar will provide an in-depth evaluation to develop an accurate diagnosis. With expert training in both psychopharmacology and psychotherapy, she will work with you to individualize your treatment plan to best suit your needs.
Verified Patient Reviews
Rachel was a very empathetic interviewer - I felt heard, even when discussing difficult things.
super helpful and thorough!
She is professional, insightful & extremely genuine. Highly recommend!
Dr. Eftekhar was very friendly and helpful. She worked with me to figure out what was wrong with my medication dosage, and set me up with a therapist in the same office. She seems determined to provide her patients with all the help and support they need.
My experience with Dr. Eftekhar was very positive. She was very professional, made me feel comfortable and seemed very knowledgeable. I left my appointment feeling optimistic about my plan for treatment.
Dr. Sahar Eftekhar was wonderful! Im glad I finally made the decision to see her regarding my concerns. She made me feel very comfortable. Thank you so much!