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Michael Kabar, M.D.

Dr. Kabar is a Peruvian-American physician who trained as a psychiatrist at the University of Maryland and the San Mateo County Residency Program in Palo Alto, California where he was chief resident. He is Board-Certified and worked in the San Francisco Bay Area for almost 20 years in private practice, at UC Berkeley and at other psychiatric facilities where he served as a medical director, including the Mission Multicultural Assertive Community Treatment Program, the first ACT program in Northern California. He has co-authored the book "Texto de Psiquiatria", the most important textbook of psychiatry in all of Latin America, edited by Dr. Renato Alarcon and published by the Panamerican Health Organization (PAHO). He is currently a professor at Peruvian University Cayetano Heredia (UPCH). He was initially trained on TMS by Dr. Marcolin at Hospital Das Clinicas of the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. He returned to Peru in 2010 to start a TMS Center, the "Instituto de Neuroestimulacion de Lima" where he has treated more than 400 patients. He has given talks on TMS at the Latinamerican Psychiatric Association (APAL) and other regional meetings and at the Clinical TMS Society meeting in Atlanta. He has published articles on TMS in South American Journals and is a reviewer for the journal "Transcultural Psychiatry".