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About Tahir I. Bhatti, MD

Tahir I Bhatti, MD, is a wellness physician at UC San Diego Health's Concierge Medicine program and Cardiac Rehabilitation and Wellness Center. As an integrative psychiatrist, Dr. Bhatti combines his traditional training with meditation, mindfulness, stress reduction techniques, life coaching, chi kung, t'ai chi, breath work, human design and bio-field therapies. He has been a meditation practitioner since 1991 and t'ai chi instructor since 1995.

Dr. Bhatti is an associate professor in the Department of Medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine and has been a faculty member since 1997.

He completed a psychobiology and psychopharmacology clinical research fellowship at the VA San Diego Healthcare System. During this time, he conducted studies on complementary/alternative medicine, mood disorders, sleep disorders, and lucid dreaming. In 1996, Dr. Bhatti was awarded one of the first fellowships to explore alternative therapies at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Working with the Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery and Psychiatry, he studied the effect of t'ai chi in patients with chronic low back pain.

Dr. Bhatti completed a residency in psychiatry at Rush Medical College, Rush University Medical Center in Chicago and a chief residency at UC San Diego School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree from University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. He is board certified in psychiatry.

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UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Medical Degree

  • University of Iowa, College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA

Residency

  • Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL

Residency

  • University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA

Gender

  • Male

Date Joined Staff

  • 1997-07-01

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry

Conditions and Treatments

  • Integrative Psychiatry
  • Wellness Care
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted

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Dr. Tahir Bhatti is a wellness physician at UC San Diego Health who combines his traditional training with meditation, mindfulness, stress reduction techniques, life coaching, tai chi, breath work, and biofield therapies.

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