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Ian Cook, MD, Psychiatry, Los Angeles, CA, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center


Psychiatry Los Angeles, CA

Director & CEO, Los Angeles TMS Institute; Professor Emeritus at UCLA; CEO,

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  • Office

    Los Angeles TMS Institute
    11620 Wilshire Blvd, Ste 210
    Los Angeles, CA 90025
    Phone(310) 455-6210
    Fax(310) 455-6098
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  • Dr. Ian Cook is a psychiatrist in Los Angeles, CA and has been affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area since 1990, including Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and Stewart & Lynda Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, where he had been Chief of Staff. He received his medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine and completed his psychiatry residency and research fellowship at UCLA's Neuropsychiatric Institute & Hospital. He is experienced in the management of mood, anxiety, and cognitive disorders, with particular expertise in transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and the use of ketamine. He held the Miller Family Chair in Depression Research before becoming Professor Emeritus in 2018.

Skills & Expertise

  • Depression, Mood disorders, Anxiety disorders, Transcranial magnetic stimulation, Cognitive disorders, Psychopharmacology, Neuromodulation

Education & Training

  • UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute & HospitalFellowship, NIMH T32 (Research): Psychobiology, 1993 - 1996
  • UCLA Medical Center
    UCLA Medical CenterResidency, Psychiatry, 1991 - 1994
  • University of Colorado
    University of ColoradoInternship, General Surgery, 1987 - 1988
  • Yale University School of Medicine
    Yale University School of MedicineClass of 1987, MD
  • Princeton UniversityBSE, Engineering (Bioengineering, EECS), Magna cum laude, 1978 - 1982

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1991 - 2022
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Psychiatry

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Top Doctors Castle Connolly
  • Super Doctor

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Predictors of Response to Synchronized Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Major Depressive Disorder  
    Noah S Philip, Ian A Cook, John W Goethe, Andrew F Leuchter, Depression and Anxiety

Press Mentions

  • Q&A: A Drug-Free Option for Treating ADHD in Children
    Q&A: A Drug-Free Option for Treating ADHD in ChildrenNovember 7th, 2019
  • Natural Treatments for Depression
    Natural Treatments for DepressionJanuary 30th, 2019
  • TMS Health Education's Annual 'Hands-on TMS Symposium' Finalizes Faculty
    TMS Health Education's Annual 'Hands-on TMS Symposium' Finalizes FacultyJune 2nd, 2018
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  • Chair, Legal, Business, and Ethics Committee, Clinical TMS Society 2018 - Present
  • Member [also, Exec Committee 2002-2008], Steering Committee on Practice Guidelines, Amer Psychiatric Assoc 1994 - 2008

Professional Memberships

  • Distinguished Fellow
  • Society of Biological Psychiatry
  • American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology
  • Clinical TMS Society
    Board of Directors
  • British Association for Psychopharmacology
  • European College of Neuropsychopharmacology
    Corresponding Member
  • International College of Neuropsychopharmacology
  • International Society for ECT and Neuromodulation
  • International Neuromodulation Society
  • International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

Hospital Affiliations