Martha Koo, MD, Psychiatry, Manhattan Beach, CA


Psychiatry Manhattan Beach, CA

Addiction, Psychopharmacology

Martha B Koo, MD

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  • Dr. Martha B. Koo, M.D., completed her undergraduate studies at Princeton University, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude, and her medical training at UCLA Medical School, where she earned membership in the AOA and Sigma Xi Society for academic excellence. Dr. Koo completed her residency in psychiatry at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute and then pursued psychoanalytic training at the New Center for Psychoanalysis. For over twenty years, Dr. Koo has enjoyed her private practice, providing outpatient psychotherapy, psychoanalysis and pharmacological treatment for individuals, couples, and families. A pioneer in the development and application of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), Dr. Koo opened the South Bay TMS Therapy Center in 2009. She is certified in the application of Neurostar rTMS, Brainsway Deep TMS and MagVita rTMS Therapy. Additionally, Dr. Koo is the Medical Director of the Manhattan Beach Professional Group and clinical supervisor at the Clear Recovery Center. Dr. Koo is Board Certified in Psychiatry and Board Certified in Addiction Medicine. She is an active member of the American Psychiatric Association, the New Center for Psychoanalysis, the Clinical TMS Society, the American Society of Addiction Medicine, the American Society of Ketamine Physicians, the California Psychiatric Society and the Southern California Psychiatric Society. She is passionate about using transcranial magnetic stimulation and iv ketamine to help her patients!

Education & Training

  • New Center for PsychoanalysisPost-Doctoral Fellowship, Psychoanalhytic Training, 1996 - 2001
  • UCLA Medical CenterResidency, Psychiatry, 1992 - 1996
  • David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLAClass of 1992

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1993 - 2023
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Psychiatry
  • American Board of Preventive Medicine Addiction Medicine
  • BrainswayBrainsway Deep TMS
  • MagProMagVenture TMS
  • NeuroneticsNeurostar TMS

Press Mentions

  • News 8/31/16
    News 8/31/16August 30th, 2016
  • Dr. Martha Koo, Neuro Wellness Spa (Encore)
    Dr. Martha Koo, Neuro Wellness Spa (Encore)September 11th, 2020

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