Dr. Aziz moved from Egypt in 1997 after two years of residency in Cairo in the field of neurology and psychiatry, and he joined New York University/Manhattan Psychiatric Center performing clinical research. He finished his residency training in psychiatry at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. During his residency training, Dr. Aziz also pursued and attained a Master's degree in Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis (CRDSA) from the University of Michigan, School of Public Health. In 2001, Dr. Aziz joined the University of Cincinnati and the Cincinnati VAMC as an assistant professor in Psychiatry, and he became the medical director of the Trauma and Stress Disorder Program. Dr. Aziz is currently working as the Chief Clinical Officer for Warren and Clinton Counties MHSR.
Professional Society Membership:
- American Psychiatric Association (1997)
- American Medical Association (1997)
- International Society of Trauma and Stress Disorder (ISTSS)
- Academy of Cognitive Therapy (ACT)
- American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)
- Diplomat of the American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry
- Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (1996)
- Michigan Medical License (1998-07/2001)
- Ohio Medical License(2001, until present)
- Kentucky Medical License (2003, present)
- Certified Cognitive Behavioral Therapist by the Academy of Cognitive therapy ACT)
- Certified Addictionologist, by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)
Aziz MA, Pepler A, McNeely C, Gorman JM. Remission of positive and negative symptoms in refractory schizophrenia with a combination of haloperidol and quetiapine: Two case studiesJ Psychiatr Pract. 2006 Sep;12(5):332-6
Aziz M, Mehringer AM, Mozurkewich E, Razik GN.Cost-utility of 2 maintenance treatments for older adults with depression who responded to a course of electroconvulsive therapy: results from a decision analytic model. Canadian J psychiatry 2005 Jun;50(7):389-97.
Aziz MA, Razik GN, Donn JE.Dangerousness and management of delusional misidentification syndrome. Psychopathology Journal. 2005 Mar-Apr;38(2):97-102. Epub 2005 Apr 22.
Aziz MA, Kenford S. Comparability of telephone and face-to-face interviews in assessing patients with post traumatic stress disorder. J Psychiatry Pract. 2004 Sep;10(5):307-13.
Milner K., Aziz M., Glick R.: Autoimmunity, Steroids and Mood: An unusual presentation of depressed mood with suicidal ideation. Emerg Psych 5(2);35:38,1999.
Aziz M, Maixner D, DeQuardo J, Aldridge J, Tandon R: ECT and Mental Retardation, Case and Review. J ECT 2001;17:149-152
Kronfol Z, Nair MP, Weinberg V, Young EA, Aziz M: Acute effects of ECT on lymphocyte function. J Affect Disor 2002,Sep.;71(1-3):211-5
Dr. Aziz focuses on clinical psychiatry, including general psychiatry, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety, and mood disorders. He has special expertise in managing personality disorders as well as alcohol and substance abuse. He uses various treatment modalities, including psychopharmacology (drug therapy), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), interpersonal psychotherapy, marital and family therapy, and group dilactical behavioral therapy (GDBT).