University of California, Riverside

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Clinical Faculty Biographies

Dr. Mohammad S. Kharazmi

Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor - Internal Medicine
Medical Director of RCH Hospitalist Service

Dr. Mohammad S. Kharazmi

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Riverside Community Hospital
4445 Magnolia Ave.
Riverside, Calif. 92501
(951) 788-3000

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School of Medicine
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, Calif. 92521
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Education and Training

  • Chief Resident, St. Mary's Medical Center, Long Beach (UCLA)
  • Internship and Residency, St. Mary's Medical Center, Long Beach (UCLA)
  • M.D., University of California, Irvine College of Medicine
  • B.S., Biomedical Sciences, University of California, Irvine
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Dr. Mohammad S. Kharazmi, M.D., is an assistant clinical professor at the UC Riverside School of Medicine and practices internal medicine at the Riverside Community Hospital where he is also the medical director of the RCH Hospitalist Service.

He came to UCR from Eisenhower Medical Center, where he also served as the assistant to the director and taught internal medicine during the hospitalist rotation.

Kharazmi is board certified in internal medicine and a member of the Society of Hospital Medicine, the American Academy of Anti-Aging, the American Society of Laser Medicine and the European Hormone Society.

He is co-founder of Nugene, a biotechnology company working growth factors and stem cells.

Kharazmi earned his bachelor's degree in biological sciences from UC Irvine, then got his M.D. from the UC Irvine College of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency at the UCLA-affiliated 0St. Mary Medical Center in Long Beach and served as chief resident.

Research Interests

Kharazmi has been co-investigator in developing new nano-encapsulated technology for delivery of growth factors for enhanced wound healing. He is also co-investigator on an adipose-derived stem cell treatment for osteoarthritis.


  • Premedical Honor Society
  • Excellence in Biological Sciences Research Award
  • Regents' Scholarship
  • Outstanding Neurological Sciences Student Award
  • Outstanding Resident Award
  • Chief Resident

Selected Publications

  • Kojima T., Potkin S.G., Kharazmi M., Matsushima E., Herrera J., Shimazono, Y. Limited eye movement patterns in chronic schizophrenic patients. Psychiatry research 28 (3), 307-314.
  • Kojima T., Matsushima E., Kharazmi M., Moriya H., Ando K., Takahashi R., Shimazono Y. Eye movements in remitting and non-remitting schizophrenia.
  • Potkin S.G., Swanson J.M., Kharazmi M., Urbanchek M., Sramek J., Lee D. Clinical Neuropharmacology 9, 277. Never-medicated and chronic schizophrenics have right visual field deficits in exploratory eye movements. Biological Psychiatry 25 (7), A78.

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