Ismatt Niazi, MD, is a board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist at Adelpha Psychiatric Group in Pasadena, California.
Dr. Niazi graduated from Nebraska Wesleyan University with a major in biology and a minor in chemistry. After receiving his undergraduate degree, he attended the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s College of Medicine, earning his medical doctorate. During his time in medical school, Dr. Niazi was the president of the Psychiatry Interest Group.
Dr. Niazi then ventured to Washington, DC, where he completed his Adult Psychiatry residency at Georgetown University. After spending time in the Midwest and the East Coast, it was only right that he moved across the country to complete his Child and Adolescent Psychiatry fellowship at UCLA, where he served as chief fellow for the division. Dr. Niazi was also honored as the recipient of the UCLA Gertrude Rogers Greenblatt Award in Child Psychiatry, given to one fellow annually noted for their “deeply human commitment to children and families requiring psychiatric care.”
Dr. Niazi has experience treating a variety of psychiatric disorders through medication management and various psychotherapeutic interventions, including psychodynamic psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, family therapy, parent management skills, and trauma-informed psychotherapy. Dr. Niazi believes in a holistic, individualized treatment plan that aims to bolster an individual’s strengths while providing guided interventions to treat their current challenges.
Aside from his passion for providing quality psychiatric care to children, adults, and their families, Dr. Niazi enjoys spending time with his family, watching NBA basketball, compiling musically diverse playlists, and collecting high-end sneakers.