Lyle Forehand MD

Adult Psychiatrist
Board Certified

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Lyle Forehand MD

Adult Psychiatrist
Board Certified

Dr. Forehand, a Southern California native, trained in Baltimore, Maryland (Johns Hopkins, Sheppard Pratt,  University of Maryland) and with the National Institutes of Health.  He completed a Fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry in Rochester, New York, is board certified in Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry, and he has been an invited speaker in national and international conferences on a variety of psychiatric topics.  He was certified in Advanced Clinical Psychopharmacology by the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology, and has a Master Psychopharmacology Certificate from the Neuroscience Education Institute.

A veteran of the U.S. Army Rangers, he was one of the first members of the American Psychiatric Association’s Committee on the Psychiatric Dimensions of Disaster as well as one of the first psychiatrists certified by the American Board for Certification in Homeland Security.  He has taught medical students and resident physicians at the University of Maryland, the University of Rochester, the University of California, and is currently faculty at Riverside University Health System’s Psychiatry Residency program.  He has treated thousands of patients…six years old to over a hundred…one person at a time.

A proud father of three, Dr. Forehand is a tennis aficionado (as you might guess from his name).  He loves the beach, the forest, the mountains, the desert, and all things outdoors.

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