Arshya Vahabzadeh M.D. is a Harvard Medical School based physician, triple trained in family medicine, psychiatry, and pediatric psychiatry. He is committed to addressing the world's most pressing healthcare needs through medical innovation, in particular the challenges faced by individuals with neurodevelopmental conditions. He is a "40 under 40" healthcare innovator according to MedTechBoston, and has over 20 national and international awards.
Dr. Vahabzadeh is the Innovation Officer at the Massachusetts General Hospital Academy, the largest and most specialized provider of mental health and psychiatry related continuing medical education and consulting services in the world.
Dr. Vahabzadeh also serves as the Director of Digital Health at Brain Power, where he is also the site director for the San Francisco Bay Area. Brain Power is a company that builds neuroscience-based software and hardware that transform current wearable computers into neuro-assistive and educational devices for autism.
He is the Chairman of the Council on Communications of the American Psychiatric Association and a consultant/mentor to Khan Academy, Neurolaunch, and the Harvard Innovation Lab. Dr. Vahabzadeh is widely published in clinical neuroscience, digital health, and medical communication. He has written numerous media editorials and ran a federally funded program to provide autism educational outreach. He has received over awards from organizations including the American Medical Association, the American Psychiatric Association, the National Institute of Mental Health, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the American College of Psychiatrists, the Royal College of Psychiatrists, and both the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.