Bahman Sharif, M.D.

Adult and Geriatric Psychiatrist

Medical Director


Dr. Bahman Sharif is a Board Certified Psychiatrist. He has served as the Medical Director of the Geriatric Psychiatric Unit at Lake Hospital System since 2000 and has recently left that position to focus on PBHS full time. He started Premier Behavioral Health in 2008 with Dr. Afsarifard and has been happily seeing patients since.  


Dr. Sharif received his Doctorate in Psychiatry from the Pahiavi (Shiraz) University School of Medicine and completed his residency at Case Western Reserve and Fellowship at University Hospitals. He is trained in general psychiatry.

Previously, Dr. Sharif served as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Case Western Reserve Institute School of Medicine along with serving as the Medical Director for the Cuyahoga County Community Mental Health Board for several years.