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Cris Calayan Abad-Santos, MD 

About Dr. Cris Abad-Santos

Whether you are struggling with a particular issue, or just can't shake the feeling that there should be more to life, Dr. Cris Abad-Santos can help. Her practice is based on the belief that her clients' needs are of the utmost importance.

Dr. Cris Abad-Santos provides a caring environment in which you can identify and explore those issues that may be getting in the way of a more rewarding home life and career, or of more fulfilling relationships. The goal is to help provide you with insights and tools you need to move beyond old, limiting beliefs and behaviors.

Dr. Cris Abad-Santos is aware that many psychiatric conditions are accompanied by social discomfort and embarrassment, therefore she emphasizes sensitivity and discretion when dealing with her clients. She would welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver you the best services she could offer and provide.


iplomate and Fellow, American Board of Hospital Physicians

Diplomate and Distinguished Fellow, American College of Ethical Physicians

Board Eligible, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


College Scholar Award, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, 1981-1982


Psychiatry Residency Training:

St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center

Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, New York, July 1995 to June 1999

Rotating Internship:

University of the Philippines - Philippine General Hospital, Manila, Philippines, June 1992 to May 1993

Doctor of Medicine

University of the Philippines College of Medicine, Manila, Philippines, June 1987 to May 1991

Bachelor of Science in Psychology:

University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines, June 1981 to October 1986


MH Psychiatrist

County of Los Angeles, Department of Mental Health, Lancaster, CA, May 2010 to June 21, 2012

Psychiatrist/Medical Director

New Beginning Counseling, Ventura, CA, March 2010 to October 2010

Staff Psychiatrist

Ventura County Medical Center-IPU/

Hillmont Psychiatric Center, Ventura, CA, September 2009 to March 2010

Psychiatrist/Medical Director

New Beginning Counseling, Dover, DE, February 2006 to August 2009

Staff Psychiatrist

Psychotherapeutic Services, Inc./Kent Community Continuum of Care Program, Dover, DE, December 2005 to February 2007

Staff Psychiatrist

Fellowship Health Resources, Inc./ Georgetown Group Home & Community Continuum of Care, Georgetown, DE, November 2004 to December 2006

Medical Director, Adult Services

St. Jones Center for Behavioral Health/ Bayhealth Medical Center, Dover, DE, November 2002 to September 2004

Attending Psychiatrist/Faculty Member

St. Elizabeths Hospital, Department of Mental Health, Psychiatry Residency Training Program, Washington, DC November 1999 to November 2002

General Psychiatrist

Piedmont Behavioral Health Center, Leesburg, Virginia, December 2000 to December 2001

Cris Calayan Abad-Santos, MD


6303 Owensmouth Ave, 10th Floor

Woodland Hills, CA 91367

Tel:  (818) 992-3121

        (747) 297-7009

Cell: (805) 827-5421

Fax: (888) 959-5641

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