Kamyar M. Hedayat, MD

 Kamyar M. Hedayat, MD was born in Detroit, Michigan, the son of a cardiologist and nurse anesthetist. He was raised combining Western and Eastern philosophy, spirituality and healing techniques, including essential oils, hydrolats, herbals and energy medicine.

He completed a BA, with honors, in Psychology and minors in languages (ancient Greek, French, and Farsi) and literature from the University of Michigan in 1991. He obtained his medical doctorate at Wayne State University in 1998, which included a one month preceptorship with Dr. Andrew Weil. He completed residency in pediatrics in 2001 at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. He completed a fellowship in pediatric critical care at Stanford University in 2004.

Dr. Hedayat is the co-director of PICU at Edward Hospital, Attending, PICU Advocate Lutheran Children’s Hospital, Attending, Advocate Center for Integrative Medicine where he practices aromatherapy, Reiki and allopathic medicine, working closely with physical and occupational therapists, spiritual and psychological counselors and holistic nutritionists.. He has introduced aromatherapy, music therapy, massage, cransiosacral manipulation, myofacial release, and holistic nutrition into the in-patient and out-patient care of children.

He is married with two children, who use essential oils for their health care needs. In addition to his scholarly activities, which includes over 10 articles on topics ranging from medical ethics to critical care, he writes articles on clinical aromatherapy, poetry, children’s short fiction, and enjoys hiking, swimming and finding a good place to get lost and find his way back again.

For more information regarding Aroma Pediatric, Products, Research, Articles, to schedule an interview with Dr. Hedayat, or to find out more about his clinic, visit us at www.aromapediatric.com, call us 1 318 869 3883, or email us at: contact@aromapediatric.com.

Selected Bibliography, Conferences, and Interviews
CONFERENCES AND LECTURES
“Psycho-Neuro-Endo-Immunology and Aromatherapy” at Body Heals Conference, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, May, 2007.
“A Holistic Approach to Colic,” Lutheran Pediatric Noon Conference, May, 2007.
Psycho-Neuro-Aromatherapy: Essential Oils in Clinical Psychology, a lecture and workshop. Center for Families, Shreveport, LA, February 6, 2007.
Spirituality and Healing, All Saints Unitarian Universalist Church, Shreveport, LA, January 10, 2007.
Asthma beyond albuteral: an integrative approach to asthma care, lecture and workshop. Integrative Medicine Lecture Series, Center for Integrative Medicine, Shreveport, LA, 11/30/07.
Constipation: a holistic approach, Helping Hands: Annual Nurse's Conference, Shriner's Hospital for Children, Shreveport, LA, 11/10/06.
Hail, Mary!: Issues in pediatric bioethics and integrative medicine, faculty speaker, panelist; American Academy of Pediatrics National meeting, Boston, MA 10/12/02
Cultural Issues in the ICU, Society for Critical Care Medicine, 34th annual convention, Phoenix, AZ, 1/19/05
Toxicology and Complimentary therapies in ADHD, resident noon lecture, Packard Children's Hospital, Stanford University, 2/02
Multicultural Pediatric Social Work, Packard Children's Hospital, Stanford University, 11/01
Complimentary and Alternative Medicine in Pediatrics: an age-based approach to integrative medicine, resident noon lecture, William Beaumont Hospital, 3/2000.
Interviews
Hasten, K, 2005. Center for Integrative Medicine is Unique: facility offers non-traditional therapies. The Forum 18(7):14-15, 19. October 26.
Allen, Sheri. Miracles, Medicine and Faith. KTBS, Channel 2 action news, Shreveport, La. January 27, 2006.
Articles
Hedayat, KM. 2006. To sleep, perchance to dream. The Forum 18(46):20 August 23.
Hedayat, KM. 2006. Don't get distracted by ADHD label: Parents, pediatrician should decide on the best treatment. The Forum 18(36):13, May 24.
Hedayat, KM. 2006. The itch that rashes: stress can cause eczema flare ups.
The Forum 18(22):21, February 15.
Hedayat, KM, 2005. Frolic through the Colic. The Forum 18(15). December 21
Hedayat, KM, 2005. Oregano and drinking fountains: let the flu fly by.
The Forum 18(6):22, October 19.
Hedayat, KM, 2005.Oranges, Asthma and the ER: make an asthma plan with your doctor.
The Forum 18(3), 21, September 28.

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