Dr. Alan Berkowitz, MD

Dr. Alan Berkowitz, MD

Geriatric Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Alan Berkowitz, MD is a geriatric psychiatry specialist in San Marcos, CA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School in 1984 and specializes in geriatric psychiatry.

277 Rancheros Dr Ste 301

San Marcos, CA 92069

Contact Information

(760) 730-4540

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Sharp Health Plan

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ADHD and-or ADD
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more than 98% of peers
Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
very high
more than 95% of peers
Major Depressive Disorder
very high
more than 90% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Geriatric Psychiatry

2  Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

30  Conditions Treated

6  Procedures

  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)

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0 Malpractice Claims

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  • University Of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Alan Berkowitz, MD
I had severe anxiety and going to see Dr. Berkowitz was the best thing I have ever done. I always look forward to my appts. He is a psychiatrist not a therapist and even though he is there to regulate my medication, he always has a good story, a life lesson to share and I leave happier then...Read More
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Tina in Oceanside, CA – Jun 26, 2018
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short, not considerate, not personal, never even looked at me, but typed the whole time on computer and asked questions while typing, never looking over even once. I left with a prescription in my hand.
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Raffy in San Diego, CA – Aug 10, 2016
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I went in to see him after suffering from depression & anxiety. He put me on a medicine that made me very ill.I was throwing up, I had body tremors, & the worst headache I have had in a while.I called and told him this & he said don't take it for one day then go back on it again. I don't know about...Read More
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Krista M. in Cardiff, CA – Feb 25, 2016
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