About Neevon Esmaili, M.D.

"I enjoy the process of providing care to my patients, and entered the medical field with the intent to become a psychiatrist. I have a passion for clinical care and dedication to providing the highest quality of service. Bringing together my medical, psychotherapeutic, and psychiatric knowledge inspires me everyday. Providing a safe and therapeutic environment is my goal."


  • Two Board Certifications in Adult Psychiatry and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.
  • Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Harbor-University of California Los Angeles, named Chief Fellow.
  • Trained in Adult Psychiatry at the University of Southern California, earned the resident research award and was a graduate education committee representative involved in shaping curriculum.
  • Attended Medical school at the State University of New York Downstate Health Science Center at Brooklyn.
  • Attended the University of California, Berkeley, graduating with a major in neurobiology as well as a minor in theatre and performance studies.

Scholarly Activities:

  • Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & the Behavioral Sciences (Voluntary) at the Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California*
  • Co-Author of a literature review paper published in a peer reviewed journal on ketamine abuse and diversion. (Read Journal Article Here)
  • Published a case report on the management of a patient with a brain tumor and mental illness in the American Journal of Psychiatry Residents Journal. (Read Report Here)
  • Presented research findings on medical disorders in adult psychiatric outpatients at the American Psychosomatic Society annual meeting on a travel scholarship.

Professional Memberships:

  • American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • American Psychiatric Association
  • American Medical Association



  • Practicing as a medically licensed physician since 2011.
  • Practicing as a Board Certified Adult Psychiatrist since 2013.
  • Practicing as a Board Certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist since 2014.

*Mental Fitness Clinic is not affiliated with the Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California

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