Faisal Akram


Oakland, CA


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About Faisal Akram, MD

Dr. Faisal Akram’s interest in the complexity of the brain, mind interactions, and uniqueness led him to psychiatry. Dr. Akram has been actively engaged in psychiatric research with ambitions to uncover the biological, psychological, and social contributors to mental illnesses. He diagnoses and treats anxiety, depression, seasonal affective disorder, and suicidal ideation. Dr. Akram’s approach uses medication management, education, existential therapy, individual therapy, and group therapy.

Education & Certifications

Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) – King Edward Medical College

Conditions Treated

  • ADHD (Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Anger management
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar disorders
  • Depression
  • Eating disorders
  • Major depressive disorder
  • Men's mental health
  • Mood disorders
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Panic attacks/Disorders
  • Personality disorders
  • Phobias
  • Psychiatry consultation
  • Same-day initial evaluations
  • Sleep problems
  • Trauma/PTSD (Post-traumatic stress disorder)

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna CA
  • Anthem Blue Cross Commercial CA
  • insurance-6012
  • Cigna Commercial CA
  • HMC Commercial  CA
  • Humana Commercial CA
  • Magellan Commercial CA
  • Optum/UBH CA
  • Health Net CA
  • insurance-6093

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