He is an expert consultant for a number of organizations including the California Department of Corrections and the only American expert invited by His Holiness, the Dalai Lama, to speak three years in a row for the Body, Mind & Life conference in India. Dr. Eagan pioneered the concept of Professional Ethics and Compassion Fatigue and has guided training programs for individual practitioners, multinational corporations, public school systems, community health centers, law enforcement agencies, hospitals, and universities. A prominent and experienced speaker, he has spoken at hundreds of conferences and organizations including Harvard Medical School and the Body, Mind & Life Conference. He has served as an expert in psychiatry for Paramount Pictures, NBC and HBO. Dr. Eagan has been featured in dozens of publications, including Variety, Forbes, New York Magazine, and has appeared as a mental health consultant on several radio and television programs, including the Today Show. He has been a medical consultant for the VH-1 Network, the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) and was the Medical Director & co-host for the Lifetime Network television series on Eating Disorders, “Starving Secrets” with Tracy Gold.
Dr. Eagan has been co-investigator for over 15 pivotal clinical trials in social phobia, obsessive compulsive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, depression and psychogenic impotence and he lectures on psychopharmacology to physicians across the United States. He was a Collaborating Physician Investigator for the American Psychiatric Association’s DSM-V Field Trials and was also part of the National Expert Clinical Panel which established the Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Treatment Guidelines for the American Psychiatric Association. Prior to this, he helped shape healthcare policy in the United States as the Honorary Chairman for the State of California for the Physician’s Advisory Board of the National Republican Congressional Committee. He has served as the medical director for 19 medical treatment centers including Moonview Sanctuary and was formerly the Chief Medical Officer of Monte Nido & Affiliates Eating Disorder Programs. Dr. Eagan is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology and Medical Board of California as a physician and surgeon. As founder and CEO of Eagan Medical Group, LLC., his private patients have included leaders in industry, politics, and performers from television, music and film, many of whom have been at the extremes of celebrity.