Yasha Rastgar

MD, Psychiatry
NPI: 1003270745

Dr. Rastgar

Dr. Rastgar specializes in the treatment of psychiatric disorders for adults and geriatric population.
He is a board certified psychiatrist.


License

Clinical Focus

Psychiatry

Languages

  • English (Professional Proficiency)
  • Farsi

In Network With

  • Aetna Alignment Healh
  • Anthem Blue Shield CA
  • Cigna HNFS
  • Humana Magellan
  • Medicare MHN
  • Optum Tricare
  • UHC

Education

  • Residency in General Psychiatry
    West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, West Virginia
    Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine
  • Doctor of Medicine
    The George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia
    School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Bachelor of Science
    The University of Michigan, College of Literature, Science, and Arts Ann Arbor, Michigan
    Brain, Behavior, and Cognitive Science, Cum Laude

Board Certification and Medical Licensure

  • American Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, Board Certified
  • Buprenorphine Waiver Training

Work Experiences

Integrative Behavioral Health & Medicine

Psychiatrist | Oct 2022 - Present

Savant Care

Psychiatrist | Aug 2020 - Sept 2022

Adult & Addiction Psychiatrist, Redondo Beach, CA. Evaluation & management of adults with mood disorders, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia & related spectrum disorders, trauma disorders, sleep disorders, and substance use disorders, utilizing combined psychopharmacology & therapy approach.

West Virginia University School of Medicine

Chief Resident, Psychiatry | July 2019 - Sept 2020

Chief Resident. Position awarded following vote by staff physicians. Responsibilities include creation of rotation and on-call schedules for entire resident class, personnel management, medical student education and evaluation, and intern (PGY-1) orientation and training. Additionally served on program's education (PEC), inpatient, and outpatient clinical operations committees.

Outpatient Physician. Internal moonlighting in West Virginia University Chestnut Ridge Center Outpatient Clinic on Monday evenings. Responsibilities include independent evaluation and management of outpatients in the clinical setting.

Consult/Liaison Physician. Internal moonlighting at Chestnut Ridge Center during select weekends. Responsibilities include evaluation and management of psychiatric consults within Ruby Memorial Hospital's Emergency Department or floor units.