Scott Zeller, M.D., is Vice President of JSA Health, and is currently president of the American Association for Emergency Psychiatry. He serves as the Medical Director of a busy urban Psychiatric Emergency Service in California. His previous experience, while mostly in Emergency Psychiatry, has spanned a diverse array of psychiatric settings. He has been Chairman of Psychiatry at a large teaching hospital, worked in psychiatric inpatient hospitals, outpatient clinics, consult/liaison psychiatry, and forensic/prison mental health.
Dr. Zeller has consulted for law firms and pharmaceutical companies on issues pertaining to Emergency Psychiatry, and has provided script advice on psychiatric issues for several television shows, including “LA Law” and “Buffy the Vampire Slayer.” He has also served as a Vice-President of the American Association of Emergency Psychiatry.
In addition, Dr. Zeller formerly ran a publishing company, which produced a satire magazine with readership over 150,000, and he was at one time a nationally-syndicated health care columnist. He has additional leadership and organizational systems experience from serving on the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Symphony Auxiliary and the San Francisco Press Club.
Dr. Zeller is an honors graduate of Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago and did his residency training at the Langley Porter Institute of the University of California, San Francisco.