Barry Kramer, MD

Barry Kramer, MD

Psychiatry Los Angeles, CA


Office Address

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

Barry Kramer, MD

Psychiatry Los Angeles, CA


Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Psychiatry: General Psychiatry, Geriatric, Pain Medicine

Education & Training

  • UCLA/USC Long Term Gerontology Center
  • Albert Einstein - Montefiore Medical CenterAlbert Einstein - Montefiore Medical Center
  • Albert Einstein - Montefiore Medical CenterAlbert Einstein - Montefiore Medical Center
  • Drexel University College of MedicineDrexel University College of Medicine
  • New York University, University College of Arts and Science

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical LicenseFL State Medical License1993 - 2016
  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License1975 - 2016
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyPsychiatry

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • America's Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002
    • Top Doctors:LA AreaCastle Connolly, 2013
    • Top Doctors:Southern CaliforniaCastle Connolly, 2012

    Publications & Presentations


    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

    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 Meeting Page 102 - 104
      Crohin CC, Strum E, Kramer BA
      Editors: Gullo A.Club A.P.I.C.E, Trieste, Italy


    • 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


    • 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


    • 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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