University of California, Riverside

Graduate Medical Education

Clinical Faculty Biographies

Dr. Jose L. Aguilar

Health Science Clinical Assistant Professor - Psychiatry

Dr. Jose B. Aguilar

Medical Office

26520 Cactus Ave.
Moreno Valley, Calif. 92555
(951) 486-4568

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School of Medicine
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, Calif. 92521

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Education and Training

  • Chief Resident of Medical Student Education, UCLA/San Fernando Valley Psychiatry Residency Training Program, Los Angeles, California
  • Residency, UCLA/San Fernando Valley Psychiatry Residency Training Program, Los Angeles, California
  • M.D., David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
  • B.S., Biochemistry, University of California, Riverside, Riverside, California


Dr. Jose L. Aguilar, M.D. is an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry and neuroscience at the UC Riverside School of Medicine as well as an attending psychiatrist for the Riverside University Health System.

Aguilar is a 2007 graduate of UC Riverside, where he earned his B.S. in biochemistry with a minor in Spanish. While at UCR he helped found the UCR Medical Scholars Program and was also a founding member of the UCR Chicanos/Latinos for Community Medicine.

He earned his M.D. from the David Geffen School of Medicine through the UCR/UCLA Thomas Haider Program and conducted his residency at the UCLA/San Fernando Valley Psychiatry Residency Training Program in North Hills, serving as chief resident of medical student education. Prior to joining UCR he worked as a staff psychiatrist at the Olive View-UCLA Medical Center.

He is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, the Southern California Psychiatric Society, the American Medical Association, the Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists, the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association and the Southern California Lambda Medical Association and is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Research Interests

Aguilar's research interests include academic medicine, analytical psychotherapy, HIV psychiatry, LGBT health issues, medical ethics, psychodynamic psychotherapy and psychosomatic medicine.


  • Phi Beta Kappa, UC Riverside, 2007.

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University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Graduate Medical Education
2608 School of Medicine Education Building

Tel: (951) 827-7669