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Michael Lara, MD - Michael Lara, MD. San Francisco Bay Area, CA, US

Michael Lara, MD Michael Lara, MD

Michael Lara, MD - Private Practice Psychopharmacology | Michael Lara, MD

San Francisco Bay Area, CA, UNITED STATES

Alternative and Functional Medicine Specialist



Michael Lara, MD is a board-certified physician specializing in using complementary and alternative medicine to treat chronic mental health conditions, including depression and dementia. In addition to maintaining a full-time practice, Dr. Lara speaks frequently on topics related to alternative medicine, nutrition and exercise. Dr. Lara was educated at Stanford, Harvard, The UCLA School of Medicine and completed his residency in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University Hospital and Clinics.

Industry Expertise (3)

Alternative Medicine


Health and Wellness

Areas of Expertise (1)

Nutrition and Mental Health

Education (4)

Harvard University: MA, PhD, English and American Literature and Language; Comparative Literature 1993

Stanford University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences: Psychiatry, Psychopharmacology, and Medical Applications of Internet 2001

Postgraduate Residency Training in Psychiatry and Psychopharmacology

Stanford University: BA, English, Biology 1986

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA: MD, Medicine 1997

Affiliations (2)

  • American Psychiatric Association Diplomate
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology American Medical Association American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry

Sample Talks (1)

Food For Thought: How Nutrients Affect The Brain



  • Keynote
  • Panelist
  • Corporate Training


*Will consider certain engagements for no fee