Lesley Ross, M.D.

Lesley Ross, M.D. is a licensed medical doctor in the state of California and certified Psychiatrist by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Ross has over eighteen years of experience providing thoughtful and respectful medication management services for mood disorders, anxiety, PTSD, substance use, chronic pain and sleep disorders. She specializes in Veterans health and combat-related trauma, as well as medical acupuncture either as an alternative to, or in conjunction with, traditional pharmacological interventions.

Dr. Ross is experienced and highly specialized. She has a deep understanding of a variety of treatment options and works collaboratively with you to make an informed choice for your health.

Dr. Ross is integrative in her approach, meaning she takes the time to explore all aspects of your health including lifestyle choices such as nutrition, sleep and exercise. Dr. Ross’s clinical practice is based on building close partnerships and trusting relationships. Her approach is one of collaboration with her clients, families, and other providers. Dr. Ross will work closely with you to evaluate your specific concerns, help you develop a clear and practical plan, and support you through the process of reaching your goals.

Medical Acupuncture
Dr. Ross offers the option for clients to receive medical acupuncture incorporated into their treatment plan. Acupuncture as a therapeutic intervention is widely practiced in the United States. There is a growing interest in integrating medical acupuncture into well-known psychiatric services and a wide body of research reveals its healing effects.

To learn more about psychiatric services and medical acupuncture at Therapy Changes, visit our Psychiatric Services page.

For insurance and mental health benefit information, please click here.

Education & Training

  • M.D. Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO
  • B.S with Honors, University of California at Davis, CA
  • Psychiatry Resident, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, DC

Professional Affiliations & Duties

  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
  • United States Navy Medical Corps Officer, Active Duty 2001 – 2010 (LCDR/0-4)
  • American Psychiatric Association
  • American Academy of Medical Acupuncture

For a copy of Dr. Ross’ Curriculum Vitae, click here.

To view blog articles written by Dr. Ross, click here.