Dr. Kavirajan is a psychiatrist with board certification in both General Adult and Geriatric Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.
Dr. Kavirajan graduated Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude with highest honors in the comparative study of religion at Harvard. After graduating from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, he completed an internship in psychiatry at Stanford, then residency in adult psychiatry and fellowship in geriatric psychiatry at UCLA.
Dr. Kavirajan has been practicing in Orange County since 2003. He has been on the clinical faculty at UCLA and UC Irvine. He is currently an Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at UC Irvine School of Medicine on the voluntary clinical faculty.
He has served on the Alzheimer's Association scientific/medical advisory panel and the American Psychiatric Association's Council on Geriatric Psychiatry. He has also been an Associate Editor for psychiatry for Cochrane Clinical Answers, a web-based resource that provides brief, clinically focused summaries of evidence-based reviews on management of various medical conditions.