Barry Kramer, MD

Barry Kramer, MD

Psychiatry Los Angeles, CA


Office Address

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  • 5900 W Olympic Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90036
    Phone: (323) 932-5475
    Fax: (323) 932-5205

Dr. Kramer's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Psychiatry: General Psychiatry

Dr. Kramer's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Medical StaffCedar-Sinai Medical Center
    Los Angeles, CA
    1984-1990, 1998-2012, 2012-Current Emeritus
  • Medical Director of ECTOlympia Medical Center
    Los Angeles, CA
  • PhysicianAurora Las Encinas Hospital
    Pasadena, CA
  • Medical StaffOlympia Medical Center
    Los Angeles, CA
  • PhysicianUniversity of Southern California, School of Business
    Los Angeles, CA
    Management Development Program for Physicians
  • Medical StaffCentury City Hospital
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pharmacy PracticeUniversity of Southern California School of Pharmacy
    Los Angeles, CA
    Assistant Professor of Psychiatry (1982-1989); Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry (1989-1994); Professor of Clinical Psychiatry (1994-1998)
  • Director of ECTBrotman Medical Center
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Medical Director of ECTCedars-Sinai Medical Center
    Los Angeles, CA
    Supervise psychiatric (1984-1987); Acting Medical Director (2000); Faculty (1998-2004); Didactic and Clinical teaching of ECT (1998-2012)
  • Instructor, miscellaneous lecturesUniversity of Southern California
    Los Angeles, CA
    Coordinator (1984-1987); Instructor (1983-1989); Coordinator (1988-1991); Director of ECT (1990-1991); Physician (1991–1998); Medicare Compliance Officer (1997-1998); Supervisor (1982-1998); Instructor for Psychiatric Residents (1982-1998); Instructor for Medical Students (1982-1998)
  • Medical StaffSt. John's Hospital
    Santa Monica, CA
  • Medical StaffEdgemont Hospital
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Consultant for Electroconvulsive TherapyDrew Medical Center
    Orlando, FL
    Medical Staff (1982-1993)
  • Ward ChiefUSC Medical Center
    Los Angeles, CA
    Medical Staff (1991 – 1998)
  • Psychiatric ConsultantLong Island Nursing Home
    Flushing, NY
    Staff Psychiatrist (1977-1982)
  • InstructorLong Island Jewish-Hillside Medical Center
    New Hyde Park, NY
    Teaching and supervision of medical students (1977-1981); Coordinator of and primary supervisor (1981-1982); Developer of and teacher of seminar series (1981-1982); Supervision of psychiatric interns (1977-1982); Teaching and supervision (1977-1982); Vice-President (1981-1982)
  • Psychiatric ConsultantLittle Neck Nursing Home
    Little Neck, NY
  • Assistant Professor of PsychiatryState University of New York
    Stony Brook, NY

Dr. Kramer's Education & Medical Training

  • UCLA/USC Long Term Gerontology CenterUCLA/USC Long Term Gerontology CenterFellowship
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Montefiore Medical CenterAlbert Einstein College of Medicine at Montefiore Medical CenterResidency, Psychiatry
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Montefiore Medical CenterAlbert Einstein College of Medicine at Montefiore Medical CenterInternship, Psychiatry
  • Drexel Coll of Med/Hahnemann Sch of MedDrexel University College of MedicineMedical School
  • New York University, University College of Arts and ScienceNew York University, University College of Arts and ScienceOther Training, B.A, Chemistry

Dr. Kramer's Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical LicenseFL State Medical License1993 - 2016
  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License1975 - 2014
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyPsychiatry, 1978
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyGeriatric Psychiatry, 1991

Dr. Kramer's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • 1986-1987Who's Who in the World1986-1987, 2012
  • 1998Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare1998, 2012
  • 2001America's Top Doctors2001, 2011
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Dr. Kramer's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Is Electroconvulsive Therapy Contraindicated in the Geriatric Patient?Kramer BA, Geriatric Medicine Today
  • Compliance with Psychiatric Consultants' Recommendations.Kramer BA. Spikes J, Strain JJ, Archives of General Psychiatry
  • ECT Role in California Affected by More than Law.Kramer BA, American Journal of Psychiatry
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Books/Book Chapters

  • Libro de Informacion.Chapter: ECTTerapia Electroconvulsiva
    Kramer BA
    Editors: .
  • ECT: Information Booklet.
    Kramer BA
    Editors: .1989, 1996, 2002
  • Airway Management in Morbid Obese Patients During Electroconvulsive Therapy.Chapter: Anaesthesia, Pain, Intensive Care, and Emergency Medicine 12th Annual MeetingPage 102 - 104
    Crohin CC, Strum E, Kramer BA
    Editors: Gullo A.Club A.P.I.C.E, Trieste, Italy
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  • Advanced Topics in ECT.Kramer BA, Kaiser Permanente Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Sunset Division, Los Angeles, CA
  • ECT and the Older Patient.Kramer BA, geriatric partial hospitalization program, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • Selected Clinical Problems in the Practice of ECT.Kramer BA, Harbor-UCLA Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Torrance, CA
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  • Introduction to ECT for Non-Medical Therapists.CIGNA Behavioral Health Inservice, Glendale, CA
  • Update on ECT.Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry Scientific Session, Los Angeles, CA
  • ECT Update for Nursing: What Nurse Ratchett Never Told You.Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Nursing InService, Los Angeles, CA
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  • Unusual Therapies.Kramer BA, Marilu Henner Show Syndicated Nationally
  • Mysteries and Scandals: Frances Farmer.Kramer BA, E! Channel
  • News Feature on ECT.Kramer BA, UPN/Channel 13 News
    KCOP Los Angeles

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