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Addiction Expertise


We opened our doors in 2011, however we bring decades of experience in the field of addiction and have quickly built a strong reputation based on the exceptional success rates of our clients. We have board certified doctors, psychiatrists and addiction specialists as well as specialized therapists onsite, every member of our staff is fully certified for addiction and mental health treatment.

Dr. Akikur Reza Mohammad is the visionary founder of Malibu Rehab. His credentials and deep experience bringing the best traditional and current therapies together have resulted in extremely effective evidence-based treatment and successful client outcomes. He is a frequent keynote speaker at conferences such as the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), has appeared ABC, and many other TV and radio shows, and is widely published in news outlets like the Huffington Post and medical journals.


Dr. Akikur Reza Mohammad is

  • State Licensed by the Department of Healthcare Services
  • Diplomat, Board-certified in Addiction Medicine by the American Board of Addiction Medicine
  • Diplomat, Board-certified in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Keck School of Medicine at USC
  • Named Top Addiction Profession of the Year 2011 by Who’s Who in America
  • Patient’s Choice Physician Award Recipient in 2011
  • First physician in California to be licensed to use Suboxone for addiction treatment
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Simply put, evidence-based treatment relies on well-researched facts. By relying on data gathered from repeatedly testing different treatment options, treatment protocols are based on what works over time with a variety of subjects and situations. According to reports, only 10% of all U.S. drug rehab facilities utilize some form of evidence-based therapy, and only half of those have doctors on staff. At Malibu Rehab, our team of credentialed staff and doctors use state of the art medications and therapy modalities that are scientifically proven to be effective in the treatment of addiction. Our treatment success rates offer proof that it works.

With literally thousands of alcohol and drug addiction counselors, treatment centers and self-help groups with different treatment approaches, there is a huge disconnect in addiction treatment and what the research shows. Research from the American Psychiatric Association indicates that pharmacological interventions, such as methadone or naltrexone are effective in reducing the cravings and negative consequences of alcohol and opiate abuse. However, medications are not often used due to cost, a lack of understanding or negative attitude about using medication to treat addiction, and the availability of staff doctors to prescribe medication.

We are proud to be among the elite list of providers offering evidence-based treatment today.


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