Kamyar Keramatian

Dr. Kamyar Keramatian is an adolescent and adult psychiatrist and a clinical assistant professor in the department of psychiatry at the University of British Columbia (UBC). He currently serves as the co-medical manager of the UBC Mood Disorders Center and the physician lead for the Coastal Early Psychosis Intervention (EPI) Program.

Kamyar is a recipient of the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute (VCHRI) Investigator Award and is an early-career member of the Global Bipolar Cohort Collaborative, as well as the International Society for Bipolar Disorders (ISBD) Task Force on Early Intervention in bipolar disorder.

He earned his medical degree from Isfahan University of Medical Sciences followed by a master’s degree in neuroscience from UBC. He then completed his residency training in psychiatry and fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at UBC. Kamyar’s research is aimed at understanding the barriers and facilitators to timely diagnosis of bipolar disorder in adolescents and young adults, as well as developing novel early identification strategies and uncovering new targets for early intervention to improve outcomes in bipolar disorder.

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