Dr. Alex D. Michelson is a Board certified psychiatrist and the Medical Director of Intensive Outpatient Program who completed his psychiatric training at UCI medical center and his forensic fellowship at UCLA School of medicine. He has been in private practice in South Orange County since 1997. His areas of expertise are related to general psychiatry, including adult, adolescent and geriatric populations. Psychopharmacology evaluations, family and individual therapy are provided on site. Special interest is associated with medical-legal(forensic) issues, including evaluations and testimony in disability-conflicting employment, malpractice, hospital standards, sexual harassment,retirement defense and will conflicts.
Dr. Alex D. Michelson is very pleased and priviledged to offer his clients a combination of clinical and forensic psychiatric services. His goal is to find an individual approach for a very complex spectrum of problems among our patients.
Date Of Birth
MoscowPlace Of Birth
24800 Chrisanta Drive, Suite 260
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Education Medical Doctor. Graduated in 1990 from Moscow Medical School.
Post Doctoral Training Completed Psychiatric Residency training at UC Irvine Medical Center & Forensic Fellowship at UCLA school of Medicine.
Research Fellowships Principal investigator in pharmaceutical research clinical trials on ADHD.
Licensure and Board Certification Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Board certification #56597
Board certification in Forensic Psychiatry #1769
Academic & Administrative Appointments Member, Physician Wellbeing Committee at Saddleback Memorial Medical Ctr.
Member, Credentialing committee for the Health Care Management Organisation.
Hospital Appointments Saddleback Memorial Medical Center.
Memberships, Offices and Committee Appointments American Academy of Psychiatry & the Law.
American Medical Association.
Other Professional Positions & Major Appointments Attending physician at psychiatric emergency services of RCRMC; Chief Psychiatrist at Forensic Alternative Community Treatment Program.
Awards & Honors Guest speaker on Elder Abuse, Geriatric Competency and Impulse Control Disorders on separate occasions at Saddleback Memorial Hospital, Adult Protective Services (Ombudsman Program), Alzheimer's Association, and USC
Institute of Psychiatry and Law.
Research Interests Major Depression, Anxiety conditions, ADHD,medical-legal issues.
Bibliography Please see the articles on the home page.
Alex D. Michelson, M.D., Medical Director of Intensive Outpatient Program
24800 Chrisanta Drive
Mission Viejo, California 92691
Location Phone: (949) 462-9114
Location Fax: (949) 460-9114