Dr. William Deardorff is a clinical health psychologist who specializes in evaluating and treating patients with chronic pain. He has treated patients in a multi-disciplinary orthopedic private practice setting in Beverly Hills, California, and served as assistant clinical professor at the UCLA School of Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and a past President of the American Academy of Clinical Health Psychology. He has published five books and numerous articles in the area of health psychology.


  • PhD – Washington State University, Clinical Physcology
  • Internship – University of Washington Medical School
  • Fellowship – Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Los Angeles


  • Clinical Health Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology, 1992

Areas of Specialization:

  • Psychological pain management
  • Pre-surgical screenings for spine surgery
  • Preparation for surgery to enhance outcomes

Clinic Information

William W. Deardorff, PhD, ABPP
120 South Spalding Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90212