Alex D. Michelson, M.D.  
     
     
About Us

 

 

BEHAVIORAL ASSESSMENT CENTER OF SOUTH COUNTY        

ALEX D. MICHELSON M.D., INC

Clinical and Forensic Psychiatry 

 

Phone (949) 462-9114                                                                24800 Chrisanta Drive, Suite #260

Fax (949) 460-9114                                                                                  Mission Viejo, CA 92691

E-mail: michelson@doctor.com                                                                               Orange County

 

 

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

 

OBJECTIVE:

Continue working in the field of Mental Health. To expand my knowledge in light of the previous experience to be an expert in Psychiatric Treatment & Forensic Examinations.

 

EDUCATION:

Medical Doctor. Graduated in 1990 from Moscow Medical School. Completed Psychiatric Residency training at UCI Medical Center & Forensic Fellowship at UCLA school of Medicine. Diplomate American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with additional certification in Forensic Psychiatry. Certificates #56597 and #1769.

 

PARTICULAR INTERESTS:

Child, Adult and Geriatric Psychiatry. Substance abuse, personality disorders, eating disorders, and forensic issues: testamentary capacity, probate conservatorship, geriatric competency, personal injuries, IMEs, sexual harassment, kleptomania, child custody evaluations.

 

 

PROFESSIONAL AND WORK EXPERIENCE:

 

 

May 2009          Achieved Board Certification in Forensic Psychiatry.

 

1997-Present     Established private practice in Orange County at 24800 Chrisanta #260 Mission Viejo,                                   California. Worked for several months under direct supervision of Dr. Bruce Danto.                                       Current practice is focused on clinical and forensic issues.

 

2007-Present     Created CME Category 1 educational materials for the American                                                                     Physician Institute for advanced professional studies.

 

2005-2017       Authorized to treat and evaluate physicians referred by Medical Board of                                                        California in probationary status.

 

2006-2016       Member of the Physician Well-being Committee at the Saddleback                                                                Memorial Medical Center

 

2004-2006        Member, Credentialing Committee for the Health Care                                                                                     management Organization.

 

2003-2005        Principal investigator in pharmaceutical research clinical trials.

 

2000-2005        Attending physician at psychiatric emergency services of RCRMC.

 

1998-2004        Performed multiple Geriatric competency exams, State Disability and                                                             VA forensic evaluations.

 

2000-2001       Chief Psychiatrist at Forensic Alternative Community Treatment Program.

 

1999-2000       Fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry at UCLA School of Medicine.

 

1997-2000      Worked in collaboration with Registry of Physician Specialists.

                        Evaluated and treated patients in various correctional settings.

 

1996-1999      Psychiatric Residency training at UC Irvine Medical Center.

 

1996                               California Medical License issued.

 

1994-1995               Psychiatric Internship at UC Irvine medical Center.

 

1991-1994               Passed United States Medical Licensing Board Examinations.

 

1990-1991            Internship in Primary Care/ Ophthalmology.

 

1984-1990          Medical Studies in Moscow Medical School.

 

 

 

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

                       Member, American Academy of Psychiatry & the Law.

                       Member, American Medical Association.

 

 

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES:

Guest speaker on Elder Abuse, Geriatric Competence 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.