- PsychiatryGeriatric Psychiatry
About Omar Ghosn, MD
Omar Ghosn, MD, is a geriatric and consultation-liaison psychiatrist. He works in the Senior Behavioral Health Unit at UC San Diego Medical Center. He also treat patients in the Intensive Outpatient Program and has a continuity outpatient clinic for geriatric psychiatry patients.
Dr. Ghosn is a proponent of a biopsychosocial comprehensive approach to mental health care. His specialty and interests are in mood disorders, the elderly, and the medically ill population. He is experienced in pharmacology, neuromodulation, psychodynamic, and cognitive behavioral psychotherapy. Dr. Ghosn enjoys continuity of care and developing meaningful relationships with his patients.
Dr. Ghosn completed a fellowship in geriatric psychiatry at UC San Diego School of Medicine, where he also trained in consultation liaison. He completed residency training in psychiatry at American University of Beirut in Lebanon and earned his medical degree from University of Balamand, also in Lebanon. Dr. Ghosn also completed two years of medical training at the Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust in the United Kingdom.
In addition to English, he speaks French and Arabic.
UC San Diego Health Links
For more information, see Behavioral and Mental Health.
- University of Balamand, Tripoli, Lebanon
- American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
- UC San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA
Date Joined Staff
Conditions and Treatments
- Senior Behavioral Health
- Intensive Outpatient Program
- Mood Disorders