For more than 35 years, California Medical Behavioral Health providers have served as leaders in behavioral and mental health care. We understand that physical, mental, financial, emotional, social, and spiritual well-being are interconnected. That’s why we don’t just focus on mental health, we focus on the whole self.
Smit Chauhan, M.D.
Combining extensive training and evidence-based treatment strategies in the behavioral health sphere of medicine, Dr. Smit Chauhan has been making a positive difference in patients’ lives since 2005. He works with individuals to find the most effective medications, therapies, and behavioral modifications that lead to lifestyle improvements. Dr. Chauhan received his medical degree from Smt. Nathiba Hargovandas Lakhmichand Municipal Medical College. He completed his residency at University of Oklahoma in General Psychiatry. Dr. Chauhan then completed his fellowship at New York Presbyterian Hospital in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, and the Children’s Hospital Boston in Sleep Medicine.
Yashwant Chaudhri, M.D.
Dr. Yashwant Chaudhri is a practicing psychiatrist in the greater San Diego Area with over 38 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Chaudhri received his medical degree in Punjab, India, in 1982, and continued his medical training in the United States at Tufts School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts, and the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, New York. He then went on to practice in outpatient and inpatient general psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry, substance abuse, and management of chemical dependency.
Dr. Chaudhri moved to Southern California in 2004, and has since become a leader in psychiatry on the West Coast, boasting multiple affiliations and earning diverse accolades for his expertise. Dr. Chaudhri is a Federal Qualified Health Centers provider, is involved in clinical research, and opened a residential treatment program.
Dr. Chaudhri is currently accepting new TMS patients at his National City, Santee and Oceanside locations, and is one of a select few providers in San Diego offering Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) for patients with major depression.
Mahipal Chaudhri, MBBS, M.D.
Dr. Mahipal Chaudhri started his medical education and training in India, where he became a licensed general practitioner. Once in the United States, Dr. Chaudhri continued his medical education at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. He subsequently completed his fellowship in Psychosomatics at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Chaudhri has been practicing psychiatry for more than 20 years, and has been using TMS Therapy to treat patients with depression for the last 10 years. In conjunction with his outpatient practice, Dr. Chaudhri has taught medical students and residents at various medical education institutions, including the University of Missouri and the University of Rochester. He prides himself on his integrative clinical approach, and works to harmonize the “mind, body and soul” of all his patients.