Dr. James Moghtader, MD
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Dr. James Moghtader, MD

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Psychiatry | Male

Sansum Clinic 1525 State St Ste 103 Santa Barbara, CA 93101 Get Directions

Biography

Dr. James Moghtader, MD is a psychiatry doctor who practices in Santa Barbara, CA. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 29 years. Dr. Moghtader is affiliated with Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital.

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Dr. Moghtader's Reviews

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Dr. Moghtader's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (4)
Buellton |
Dr. Moghtader has been my doctor for panic disorder for 14 years. Now that my panic disorder is under control I only need to see him every 6 months. I feel like he truly cares about my health. He answers any questions I have about how medicines works. He works with me on my panic disorder medications and keeps tabs on me with any medication change. I have total trust in him as a psychologist.
I have been a patient of Dr. Moghtader for over 10 yrs. I completely trust him with my health care and medical concerns. His pleasant, easy going demeanor makes me comfortable to discuss any situation or problem I have had. He helped me with an anxiety issue after 2 major surgeries and I am extremely confident in and thankful for his care.
Really nasty human being. Wrote things in my record that have never been said elsewhere in 30 years of treatment. Petty, vain and wholly untrustworthy. Would never recommend.
in SANTA BARBARA |
I sincerely wish I had never met him. When my ACT reached 50, he had me on five {5} SSRI's at once and then wrote in my medical record that I have a drinking problem. That I don't drink didn't matter. Now, I have to deal with this ignorance every time I go to Sansum. I asked him to change it, he said I could make an appointment, in a year. Nothing good came from my time with Moghtader.
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Dr. Moghtader's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Psychiatry
  •  Board certified in Psychiatry
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Psychiatry

Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of California, Los Angeles, School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    Pacific Presby Med Center
    UCLA Neuropsych Hospital

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Psychiatry

Procedures Performed

  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)