Dr. William Deardorff is a clinical health psychologist specializing in chronic pain and spinal conditions. He treats patients in a multidisciplinary orthopedic private practice setting in Beverly Hills, California and is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association.

Dr. Deardorff is the co-author of 11 books about clinical health psychology, including three textbooks.

Specialties include early identification of high-risk cases after an injury, pre-surgical screening, pain evaluation, functional restoration program management, and medical-legal assessments.


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


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