Thomas B. Strouse, MD

Thomas B. Strouse, MD

Psychiatry| Hospice and Palliative Care
Primary Location
Adult & Geriatric Psychiatry
300 Medical Plaza
Suite 2200
Los Angeles, California 90095


Hospital Appointments

  • Medical Director, Stewart and Lynda Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA

Tom Strouse is thrilled to be returning full-time to NPH as Medical Director after a 13 year hiatus at Cedars, where he was Director of Psychosocial Services and Cancer Pain Management Services at the Outpatient Cancer Center.  Dr. Strouse's clinical expertise is in psychiatric aspects of medical illness and cancer pain management. Dr. Strouse is a Fellow of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine and a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He has also published and lectured widely.

Dr. Strouse received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in 1987, and completed the UCLA NPI Psychiatry residency in 1991. He worked for many years as a psychiatric consultant both at UCLA Medical Center and at Cedars with the liver transplant programs. Dr. Strouse is certified both in Psychiatry and Pain Management by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and holds additional certification from the American Board of Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine. In 2004 he completed the UCLA/Helms Medical Institute physician training program in medical acupuncture.




Medical Board Certifications

Hospice and Palliative Medicine, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2008
Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 1993


Psychiatry, UCLA School of Medicine, 1991


Psychiatry, UCLA School of Medicine, 1988


MD, Case Western Reserve Univ School of Medicine, 1987


Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center


Cannabis & Pain Management


  • Maddie Katz Professor, Palliative Care Research and Education