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Dr. David Feifel adjusts transcranial magnetic stimulation device for a patient.

Dr. David Feifel adjusts a transcranial magnetic stimulation device for a patient. Learn more about TMS therapy.

UC San Diego Health System provides expert psychiatry and behavioral health care to people throughout the Southern California region. Our clinicians are dedicated to helping patients and families affected by mental illness by providing state-of-the-art, evidence-based, personalized, and compassionate mental health care. Our psychiatric services include both clinic-based and hospital-based services for adults and seniors.

In addition to excellent patient care, UC San Diego is a top research center for psychiatric conditions and innovations in therapy.

Contact us: 858-534-7792 (PSYC)

Psychiatry News

4/6/2015
U-T San Diego
Features Timothy Brown, PhD, Thomas Deerinck, NCMIR, Mark Ellisman, PhD, Douglas Galasko, MD, Dilip Jeste, MD, Gregory Light, PhD, and Irene Litvan, MD
4/6/2015
Live Science
Authored by Alysson Muotri, PhD
4/2/2015
In work that reconciles two competing views of brain structures involved in memory and spatial perception, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have conducted experime ...
3/23/2015
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have pinpointed differences in brain function that may help to explain how people with anorexia nervosa can continue to starve ...

Specialty Care

Learn more about our expertise in:

  • ADHD
  • Opioid detoxification
  • Chronic pain
  • Treatment-resistant depression
  • Eating disorders
  • Obsessive compulsive and hoarding disorders
  • Early psychosis
  • Support for cancer patients
  • Sexual health
  • College mental health
  • Mindfulness
Specialty Care

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Clinic Locations

Hillcrest
  • 410 Dickinson Street
  • 140 Arbor Drive
La Jolla

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