Dr. Zafirides is President & Medical Director of Central Ohio Behavioral Medicine, Inc. Established in 1997, COBMI is a premier behavioral healthcare practice composed of a multidisciplinary group of MD, NP, RN, PhD, LISW, and LPCC clinicians.
Additionally, Dr. Zafirides is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Ohio State University’s Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Zafirides regularly teaches first and second year medical students at OSU’s College of Medicine as well as a guest lecturer of psychopharmacology to graduate students enrolled in the Counselor Education program at OSU as well.
His area of interest within psychiatry is the mind-body role of emotions in physical illness - specifically chronic pain. He has been published in this area of psychiatry, lecturing both nationally and internationally on this topic.