Dr. Steven L. Mandel is a board-certified anesthesiologist with a master’s degree in psychology. Dr. Mandel has over 35 years of experience using ketamine and founded Ketamine Clinics Los Angeles in 2014 when he realized this old medicine had a new purpose that coincided with his passion for healing people with mood disorders. Dr. Mandel quickly became a world-renowned expert in treating depression, suicidality, PTSD, anxiety, and chronic pain with IV Ketamine Infusion Therapy. His extensive experience in the provision of anesthesia in both inpatient and outpatient settings for adults and children, along with his background in psychology, equip him with rare expertise when administering Ketamine Infusion Therapy. In fact, Steven Mandel, MD is the only physician providing Ketamine Therapy to have earned degrees in both fields.