Dr. Latif Ziyar, MD

Dr. Latif Ziyar, MD

Psychiatry | Male | 57 years old

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Care Philosophy

Professionalism is the highest ethical standard and moral development in personal and professional life. Ethics by definition is the philosophical study of moral values and rules and a pattern of behavior that might be either right or wrong. A physician must remain loyal to the highest moral principles and should respect the rights of patients.The underlying values result in behavior that is being displayed to the outside world. Our actions are being shaped by what we believe and that affects the way we interact with others. A physician must show consideration to the needs of patients and their families in regards to their concern about the treatment efficacy and improvement of the patient's condition. It is crucial to inform the patients about their illness, and to use standard therapeutic procedures and fully discuss the risks and benefits associated with treatment modality, other available alternatives, and to explain the expected outcome of a suggested plan of care.Read more

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Dr. Ziyar Says:

This is in response to Survey by Pat from Fresno.

He or she does not know about the itemized service charge, such as you can be provided psychotherapy, medication management and the time spent the whole session.can be sent to insurance and will appear to some one like Pat if the insurance was charge multiple time.

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Dr. Ziyar's Care Philosophy

Professionalism is the highest ethical standard and moral development in personal and professional life. Ethics by definition is the philosophical study of moral values and rules and a pattern of behavior that might be either right or wrong. A physician must remain loyal to the highest moral principles and should respect the rights of patients.The underlying values result in behavior that is being displayed to the outside world. Our actions are being shaped by what we believe and that affects the way we interact with others. A physician must show consideration to the needs of patients and their families in regards to their concern about the treatment efficacy and improvement of the patient's condition. It is crucial to inform the patients about their illness, and to use standard therapeutic procedures and fully discuss the risks and benefits associated with treatment modality, other available alternatives, and to explain the expected outcome of a suggested plan of care.

Dr. Ziyar says...

We help patients detox from pain killer medication addiction with Buprenorphine, Buprenox, Suboxone and Bunavail.

It gives patients opportunity to continue normal daily activities such as work, school and etc, will getting gradually getting detoxed. 

Recent survey indicated that every 12 minutes 1 person dies in USA, Opiate related overdose.

This is a reality that we have epidemi of addiction to pain medication.

Dr. Ziyar says...

Mental illnesses and addiction.

Dr. Ziyar says...

This is in response to Survey by Pat from Fresno.

He or she does not know about the itemized service charge, such as you can be provided psychotherapy, medication management and the time spent the whole session.can be sent to insurance and will appear to some one like Pat if the insurance was charge multiple time.

Dr. Ziyar'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
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  Sanctions found
  •  Board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors

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  • Media & Publications

    Dr. Ziyar has no media or publications listed.

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for California.

    What is medical malpractice
  • 1
    Sanction

    Dr. Ziyar has received 1 sanction

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    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
    • Gross Negligence (6/10/2016)
    • Action Taken: Reprimand
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: California
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  • 1
    Board Action

    Dr. Ziyar has 1 board action

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    What are board actions
    • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (9/10/2012)
    • Action Taken: Probation Terminated (Ended)
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: California
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Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Confusion
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Hallucinogen Dependence
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Mood Disorders
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Kabul Faculty of Medicine

    Graduated in 1983

  • Internship Hospital
    University of California San Francisco-Fresno Education Program

    Completed in 1994

  • Residency Hospital
    Ucsf Fresno Sanjuaquin Medical Education Program

    Completed in 1998

  • Undergraduate School
    Avicenna State Medical Institute of Kabul / Faculty of Medicine

    Graduated in 1976

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Pashto
  • Persian

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Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry

Procedures Performed

  • ADHD Testing
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Depression Treatment
  • Drug Testing
  • Medical Marijuana Certifications
  • Medication Management
  • Medication Management for Learning and Behavioral Disabilities
  • Opiate Detoxification Using Buprenorphine
  • Outpatient Opioid Dependence Treatment
  • Outpatient Opioid Detoxification
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Suboxone® Treatment

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