Dr. Araz Tawfique, MD

Psychiatry  |  
Male  |  
Age 46
Dr. Araz Tawfique, MD
I am a Board Certified psychiatrist in Solana Beach, CA with over ten years of experience working with people with diverse needs, such as those struggling with the loss of a loved one or relationship, anxiety, depression, addiction, or a life transition. As a medical doctor with additional training in psychoanalysis, I provide a supportive environment to deliver comprehensive and integrated treatment using talk therapy, psychoanalysis, medicines, or a combination thereof. I have additional subspecialty experience in addiction medicine and substance abuse treatment. To learn more, please visit www.araztawfiquemd.com

Dr. Araz Tawfique, M.D., Del Mar, Encinitas, La Jolla, San Diego, Solana Beach, CA

990 Highland Dr Ste 105A

Solana Beach, CA 92075

Contact Information

(619) 356-1446

Dr. Araz Tawfique, MD

Dr. Araz Tawfique, MD

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Care Philosophy

Everyone deserves to feel happy, hopeful, and fulfilled.  Using a collaborative approach, we will figure out which balance of treatment techniques is best for you, and design an individualized plan to help you rediscover your path.
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Dr. Tawfique's Experience

Dr. Tawfique's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Psychiatry
  • Board certified in Psychiatry
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Psychiatry
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychotherapy

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Depression
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder


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  • Behavior Modification
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Counseling Services
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Psychotherapy for Crisis
  • Stress Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • San Diego State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Ross University / School Of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Crozier-Chester Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University Of Nevada, Reno
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tawfique has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tawfique's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tawfique to family and friends
based on 11 total reviews (9 with comments)
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Dr. Tawfique's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (9)
Budapest, BU |
I waited three weeks before I was seen and considered canceling my appointment. I’m glad I didn’t. He was well informed, considerate, and gave me a new perspective on my depression. Thank you Dr Tawfique.
His office immediately hung up on me after I gave them my name and now is disconnecting my calls before picking up. I guess that means he isn't accepting new patients, despite the website saying he is. Would it kill you to just say, "Sorry we're not accepting new patients" rather than just hanging up on me? Like that's just rude. Obviously, I wouldn't recommend this doctor to anyone.
in San Diego, CA |
I highly recommend Dr. Tawfique. He is very compassionate, sincere, and patient! And mostly importantly, you can get in to see him early.
in San Diego, CA |
I was referred to Dr Tawfique by my psychiatrist after she became ill. I was saddened to loose my old psychiatrist and didn't think I'd find the same connection with anyone else. I'm pleased to say I have found that connection and I look forward to seeing him regularly.
in Carlsbad, CA |
Very warm and understanding and knowledgeable about medications
in Encintas, CA |
I have taken medications for depression and anxiety and wanted alternative treatment. Dr Tawfique helped me deal with my issues without medications and I am very grateful to him. I saw him for a year and have recommended family and friends.
in Los Angeles, CA |
I saw Dr Tawfique for over a year and found him to be intelligent and caring. I would have continued to see him if I didn?t have to move for work.
in San Diego, CA |
Helpful at first and then impossible to get ahold of and extremely unprofessional in practice.
in Carlsbad, CA |
I felt understood by him.
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