Keerthan Somanath, M.D.

Psychiatrist & Geriatric Psychiatrist located in Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA

About Dr. Keerthan Somanath

Keerthan Somanath, MD, is a skilled psychiatrist who has additional specializations in treating geriatric patients. He offers patient-centered care at KAB Medical Group Inc. in Hollywood, California.

Dr. Somanath graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with honors, completing a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering with a minor in Mathematics. He subsequently worked as a software engineer at National Instruments in Austin, Texas, where he developed an interest in neuroscience and later medicine after working with one of the company's clients.

At UT Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas, Dr. Somanath graduated with distinction in research after pursuing a one-year Dean's Research Scholar Fellowship. He completed almost two years of residency in anesthesiology at UT Southwestern, during which he went through a period of soul searching and found psychiatry to be his true calling.

Dr. Somanath completed his residency training at UCLA's Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, where he extensively trained at UCLA and the West LA VA. He served as Chief Resident of the UCLA Outpatient Clinics during his fourth year of training. In addition to his clinical duties at UCLA, he provides psychiatric care to underserved patients through a DMH-contracted agency, which has largely influenced his decision to pursue a career that blends both community and academic psychiatry.

Dr. Somanath is most excited to offer care to patients regardless of their insurance, which was an important goal of his upon completing residency training. He is currently accepting new patients at KAB Medical Group Inc. in Hollywood.

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Keerthan Somanath, MD, is a skilled psychiatrist who has additional specializations in treating geriatric patients. He offers patient-centered care at KAB Medical Group Inc. in Hollywood, California.

Dr. Somanath graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with honors, completing a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering with a minor in Mathematics. He subsequently worked as a software engineer at National Instruments in Austin, Texas, where he developed an interest in neuroscience and later medicine after working with one of the company's clients.

At UT Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas, Dr. Somanath graduated with distinction in research after pursuing a one-year Dean's Research Scholar Fellowship. He completed almost two years of residency in anesthesiology at UT Southwestern, during which he went through a period of soul searching and found psychiatry to be his true calling.

Dr. Somanath completed his residency training at UCLA's Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, where he extensively trained at UCLA and the West LA VA. He served as Chief Resident of the UCLA Outpatient Clinics during his fourth year of training. In addition to his clinical duties at UCLA, he provides psychiatric care to underserved patients through a DMH-contracted agency, which has largely influenced his decision to pursue a career that blends both community and academic psychiatry.

Dr. Somanath is most excited to offer care to patients regardless of their insurance, which was an important goal of his upon completing residency training. He is currently accepting new patients at KAB Medical Group Inc. in Hollywood.


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