Dr. Payam Hakimi: A Pioneering Integrative Physician
Background and Medical Philosophy
Dr. Payam Hakimi, a Board Certified Family Physician, has crafted a unique integrative medical practice by combining traditional medicine with specialized alternative modalities. As the medical director of Body of Harmony in Beverly Hills, CA, he has cultivated a comprehensive approach to health and healing.
A Rich Heritage in Health
Influenced by a family lineage of physicians, pharmacists, and natural therapists, Dr. Hakimi developed a deep fascination for human physiology. This interest propelled him into the medical field, where he explored various medical philosophies alongside his formal education.
Diverse Educational Journey
Dr. Hakimi's pursuit of knowledge spans multiple disciplines. His academic achievements include:
- Undergraduate studies at UCLA in Biology and Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
- Medical degree from Touro University (TUCOM)
- Doctor of Osteopathy from Western University of Health Sciences (WUHS/COMP)
- Residency in Family Medicine at LAC+USC
Commitment to Teaching
Dr. Hakimi's philosophy, “To learn something thoroughly you need to be able to teach it perfectly,” has guided his career. He served as Chief Resident and Assistant Clinical Professor at USC Keck School of Medicine and continues to be a key instructor in integrative medicine.
Integrative Medical Practice
Dr. Hakimi’s integrative approach includes:
- Osteopathic Manipulative Modality & Cranial Osteopathy
- Clinical Homeopathy
- IntraVenous Micronutrient Nutrition Therapy
- Stem Cell, Bone Marrow Aspiration Harvesting and Application
- Functional & Integrative Medicine
Specializations and Contributions
Dr. Hakimi is renowned for his work in Osteopathy and Cranial Osteopathy, often referred to as “The Best Osteopath in Town”. His practice caters to a wide age range, and for certain patients, he incorporates innovative treatments like Bone Marrow Aspirate and Stem Cell Therapy.
Leadership and Influence
Current and Former Positions
Dr. Hakimi holds several prestigious positions, including:
- Medical Director, Body of Harmony Institute of Health & Healing
- Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences
- Teaching Faculty at various institutions including Center for Education and Development of Homeopathy and Lionheart Institute of Transpersonal Energy Healing
- Medical Director roles at Advanced Med Academy and American College of Integrative and Functional Medicine
Awards and Memberships
His professional excellence is recognized through memberships in organizations like the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine and the American Academy of Family Physicians.