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About the Doctor

Michael Lara, MD, is a skilled, board-certified psychiatrist at his private practice in Belmont, California. He specializes in psychopharmacology and treating mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults between the ages of 21 and 65.


Dr. Lara earned his bachelor’s degree in English literature with a minor in biological sciences at Stanford University in Stanford, California. He completed his master’s degree in English and American literature and language at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. 


Dr. Lara earned his medical degree from the University of California in Los Angeles, and he’s board-certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He went on to complete an internship and residency in adult psychiatry at the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford Health Care in Stanford, California. 

He also works in private practice in Belmont, California, where he specialized in anxiety disorders, mood disorders, and ADHD. 

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