Daniel Amen, MD

Daniel Amen, MD

Psychiatry Costa Mesa, CA

Founder & CEO

Office Address

  • 3150 Bristol Street
    Suite 400
    Costa Mesa, CA 92626
    Phone: (855) 628-2636

Daniel Amen, MD

Psychiatry Costa Mesa, CA

Founder & CEO

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Psychiatry: General Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent, Neuropsychiatry, Integrative Psychiatry

Education & Medical Training

  • Oral Roberts University School of MedicineOral Roberts University School of Medicine
  • Orange Coast College
  • Southern California College (now Vanguard University)
  • Tripler Army Medical CenterTripler Army Medical Center
  • University of Maryland
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center

Certifications & Licensure

  • GA State Medical LicenseGA State Medical License2012 - 2015
  • NY State Medical LicenseNY State Medical License2009 - 2015
  • AZ State Medical LicenseAZ State Medical License2009 - 2014
  • VA State Medical LicenseVA State Medical License2003 - 2016
  • WA State Medical LicenseWA State Medical License2002 - 2015
  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License1983 - 2015
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyPsychiatry
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyChild & Adolescent Psychiatry

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • NBJ Award for Business Achievement, Education Category2012
  • NBJ Award for Business Achievement, Education Category2012
  • AudioFile Earphones Award Winner for Making A Good Brain Great2006

Publications & Presentations


Books/Book Chapters

  • The Daniel Plan Cookbook  
    Amen, DG
    Editors: .Zondervan
  • The Daniel Plan Cookbook  
    Amen, DG
    Editors: .Zondervan
  • The Daniel Plan: 40 Days TO A Healthier Life  
    Amen DG, Rick Warren and Mark Hyman
    Editors: .Zondervan


  • Clinical Utility of SPECT in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury: A Systematic Review. Raji, Cyrus, Tarzwell, Robert, Pavel, Dan, Schneider, Howard, Uszler, J., Thornton, John, van Lierop, Muriel, Cohen, Philip, Amen, Daniel, Henderson, Theodore, PLOS One, 2/9/2014
  • Clinical Comparison of 99mTc Exametazime and 123I Ioflupane SPECT in Patients with Chronic Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Newberg AB, Serruya M, Gepte A, Intenzo C, Lewis T, Amen, Russell D, Wintering N, PLOS One, 1/24/2014
  • Regional Cerebral Blood Flow in Schizophrenia While in Attention Task. Harcourt S, Amen DG, Willeumier, K, Golden, C, American Psychological Association, 1/1/2014


  • Brain SPECT Imaging in Brain Injury Salt Lake City, UT - 3/1/2014
  • The Daniel Plan Launch 1/4/2014
  • Brain Wars: How Not Looking at the Brain Leads to Missed Diagnoses 12/1/2013


  • Healing ADD, National Public Television Special Amen DG
  • Your Second Fifty, The Documentary Amen DG
  • Gladiators: The Uncertain Future of American Football Amen DG
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