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Sameer Hassamal, MD

About Sameer

Sameer Hassamal, M.D., holds an undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of California, Irvine, and a medical degree from the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. Dr. Hassamal completed his residency in Adult Psychiatry at Virginia Commonwealth University, and a fellowship in Addiction Psychiatry with a focus on chronic pain management at the University of California Los Angeles-Kern and Cedars Sinai Medical Center. He is board certified in Adult Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, and Brain Injury Medicine by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Dr. Hassamal has had a broad clinical exposure to the field of general psychiatry, psycho-oncology, chronic pain and addiction medicine. He has worked in various relevant capacities including as a Director of a Psychiatry Consultation and Liaison Service, an Administrative Consultant with Los Angeles County Substance Abuse Prevention and Control, and an Assistant Professor of Supportive Care Medicine at the City of Hope National Cancer Institute.

Given his clinical and research expertise, Dr. Hassamal routinely teaches CME activities related to pain and opioid use disorders. Dr. Hassamal’s research experience has focused on the intersection of pain management and opioid use disorders. Dr. Hassamal is currently the principal investigator on several pharmaceutical clinical trials. See a complete list his published work in MyBibliography here.