Yener Balan, MD, DFAPA

Vice President of Behavioral Health and Specialty Services, Kaiser Permanente

About Me

Yener Balan, MD, DFAPA is a board-certified psychiatrist and is currently the Vice President of Behavioral Health and Specialty Services for Kaiser Permanente, Northern California.

Yener has been recognized as a distinguished fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and serves on the board of directors for Health Right 360. He has extensive years of experience working in high volume community emergency departments, is an expert on hospital operations, and has given lectures and workshops worldwide.

He is the 2x bestselling author of 'Re-Write: A Trauma Workbook of Creative Writing and Recovery in Our New Normal,' and 'Big Book of Emergency Department Psychiatry.'

Dr. Balan was born and raised in New York City, and while he still misses the East Coast, has made a home for himself in the San Francisco Bay Area, where he lives with his wife and 11-year-old son.

Learn more at www.YenerBalan.com


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