Dr. Ahmed Abouesh holds a certification from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Having trained extensively in both his native Egypt and in the United States, he draws on many years of experience in the field. Dr. Ahmed Abouesh earned a Baccalaureate of Medicine and Surgery from Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt, in 1990. An intern at Ain Shams University between 1991 and 1992, he became a urology resident during 1993. The following year, Dr. Ahmed Abouesh was a medical resident at New York's Flushing Medical Center, where he continued for a second year, beginning in 1995, as a surgery resident. Dr. Abouesh's subsequent work at the Western State Hospital of Stanton, Virginia, focused on forensics. As a resident in the forensic ward, he evaluated and worked to restore patients' competency to stand trial. Dr. Abouesh also evaluated sexually violent patients. He went on to serve a psychiatry residency at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, where he performed a wide range of services for a period of three years. Among his obligations were psychiatric evaluations for outpatient and inpatient services, as well as psychiatric evaluations for patients visiting the emergency room. Dr. Abouesh's responsibilities included the management of patients' psychiatric and medical conditions, as well as the management of medication and psychotherapeutic services. In addition to supervising residents junior to him, he handled electroconvulsive treatments and Consultation-liason therapy. Dr. Abouesh conducted research pertaining to the Psychiatric Research Center as well. He then attended the University of California, Los Angeles, as Forensic Fellow, between the years 1999 and 2000.Dr. Ahmed Abouesh is a member of the Behavioral Health Advisory Board of the California Hospital Association in Sacramento, California. He is also affiliated with the American Academy of Psychiatry and Law.