After completing his undergraduate work at Duke University in 1977, Dr. Kahan earned an M.D. from SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, New York. He completed an internship and residency in general psychiatry at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Following his residency, he completed a Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, where he also served as Chief Resident. He is Board Certified in General Psychiatry as well as Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
After completion of his training, Dr. Kahan served as staff psychiatrist at Stanford University Medical Center, where he directed the pediatric Consultation/Liaison service. He then joined the faculty at Emory University School of Medicine, where he directed the Medical/Psychiatric program at Egleston Hospital.
Since 1993, Dr. Kahan has been in outpatient private practice together with Lisa Salzberg, Ph.D. Dr. Kahan’s current practice includes work with children, adolescents, and a limited number of adult patients. Areas of focus include ADHD, anxiety, depression, OCD, and eating disorders. Work with substance abuse/addiction is not an area covered by the practice.