Edward Kaftarian MD - Licensed Member
Specialty: Addiction Medicine, Forensic Psychiatry, Psychiatry, Telepsychiatry
Board Certified: Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine
Edward Kaftarian M.D. is a nationally recognized psychiatrist leader in telepsychiatry and creator of the field of study coined CyberPsychiatry. Trained at the world-renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital, he is board-certified in Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine. Dr. Kaftarian has served in a variety of executive roles within the State of California correctional healthcare systems. He is the founder of California’s Statewide Prison Telepsychiatry Program, which is the largest correctional telepsychiatry program in the world. Dr. Kaftarian is currently the Chairman and CEO of Orbit Health Telepsychiatry, a company that provides high tech psychiatric care to jails, hospitals, emergency rooms, addiction treatment centers and community mental health facilities. Dr. Kaftarian is the host of “Brain on a Wire,” a podcast that explores the impact technology has on mental health.