Yavar Moghimi, MD

by Jasmine Phiri

August 8, 2019

Chief Psychiatric Medical Officer,
AmeriHealth Caritas

Dr. Moghimi is responsible for improving behavioral health quality measures by enhancing the integration of behavioral health services with primary care and developing partnerships with community stakeholders to better reach AmeriHealth Caritas DC members with behavioral health and/or substance use needs. Additionally, Dr. Moghimi serves as the primary point of contact for regulators on behavioral health matters in the District.

Prior to joining AmeriHealth Caritas DC, Dr. Moghimi served as a psychiatrist at Whitman-Walker Health, where he continues to work as a behavioral health provider. Dr. Moghimi is also a professor at George Washington University and leads his own private behavioral health practice.

Dr. Moghimi earned a Doctor of Medicine degree from George Washington University, where he also completed his psychiatry residency. Dr. Moghimi also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Old Dominion University.

He was previously the president of the D.C. chapter of the Washington Psychiatric Society and is the current chair of the HIV Psychiatry Steering Committee of the American Psychiatric Association. He is currently a fellow of the Brown University Clinical and Community-Based HIV/AIDS Research Training Fellowship.