Arman Taghizadeh, MD, DFAACAP
Board Certified Psychiatrist. Sports Psychiatrist.
Arman Taghizadeh, M.D. also known as “Dr. T”, is a Johns Hopkins trained psychiatrist who is Board Certified in both General Adult Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He also specializes in Sports Psychiatry. He has been selected as a distinguished fellow of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
He grew up in the greater Baltimore area and attended the Gilman School where he was a wrestling All-American. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from James Madison University where he was awarded a varsity letter every year on the NCAA Division I wrestling team.
He received his M.D. from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 2004. He completed his General Adult Psychiatry Residency and his Child and Adolescent Psychiatry fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He served as Chief Resident from 2008-2009.
Dr. Taghizadeh “Dr. T”
Dr. Taghizadeh, also known as “Dr. T”, is a Johns Hopkins trained psychiatrist who is Board Certified in both General Adult Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He also specializes in Sports Psychiatry. He was featured in Baltimore Magazine as a “TopDoc” for 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019
Dr. T has maintained independent practice in the Baltimore area since 2009. He teaches residents as a faculty instructor at Johns Hopkins Hospital Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He serves on the Health Committee at Gilman School where he works with administrators and the athletic department to optimize the physical and mental health of students. He also works with the “Positive Strides” and “Sidelined” programs to support elite athletes dealing with the emotional impact of significant injuries.
The Baltimore Business Journal and the Living Classrooms Foundation has recognized him as a, “Rising Star.” The International Association of Healthcare Professionals has recognized him as a “Top Doctor.” Baltimore Magazine has also selected him as “Top Doctor” in 2016, 2017 and 2018.
In 2019, Dr. T founded Mindset Training Institute to improve performance in competitive athletes by addressing emotional barriers including performance anxiety, managing injuries and the recovery process, teaching mental skills training, developing a competitive mindset and creating a plan to achieve fulfillment in sports and transition to life after.
What Clients Are Saying…
Our child is doing incredible and most of those past struggles are distant memories (I think there may always be a “little” lingering anxiety). It wasn’t always easy, but here we are years later and enjoying some amazing successes on all fronts (social, academic, emotional).
Our experience with Dr. T was wonderful! His caring and warm hearted nature made our daughter feel comfortable from day one. Dr. T takes the time to listen and relate to his patients no matter what the age. Our daughter loved that he always made sure that she had a say in any decision we made.
I work for a nonprofit that focuses on the mental health of injured athletes. Dr. T has taken the time out of his busy schedule to meet with our Sidelined Support Group at various high schools. The athletes have loved his “talks” and have found him extremely helpful when dealing with the struggles of being injured.
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