Dr. Ashraf Ali, a licensed as a physician in three states, currently works in a youth services program in Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health Clinic in Compton, California.
He graduated as a doctor of medicine from the Rajshahi Medical College, where he also did his internship. He earned a diploma in pediatrics from the National University of Ireland in Dublin, Ireland. His residency training in general psychiatry was at Brookdale University Hospital in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Dr. Ali received a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry from the State University of New York at Brooklyn in 1998.
He is board-certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in both General and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Dr. Ali speaks five languages and has many international qualifications, licenses and memberships in professional organizations.
He has served as a medical director of several substance-abuse programs, including residential drug rehabilitation facilities and a detoxification unit.
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