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Dr. Alan Berkowitz, MD

Geriatric Psychiatry ·  Male · Age 61

Dr. Berkowitz

Dr. Alan Berkowitz, MD is a geriatric psychiatry specialist in San Marcos, CA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School in 1984 and specializes in geriatric psychiatry.


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Dr. Berkowitz accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Berkowitz's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
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Dr. Berkowitz treats Psychosis Due to Mental Illness more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Berkowitz treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Major Depressive Disorder
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Dr. Berkowitz treats Major Depressive Disorder more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Berkowitz treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Group Psychotherapy
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Berkowitz performs Group Psychotherapy more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Berkowitz performs this procedure more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Berkowitz's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anorexia
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Bulimia
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Mania
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

About Me

Biography

Dr. Alan Berkowitz, MD is a geriatric psychiatry specialist in San Marcos, CA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School in 1984 and specializes in geriatric psychiatry.

Specialties

  • Geriatric Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Education

1984
University Of Michigan Medical School
Medical School
1984

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Dr. Berkowitz's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Berkowitz

2.8

Based on 23 reviews

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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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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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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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