Dr. Brett Shurman, MD

Dr. Brett Shurman, MD

Psychiatry  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
Dr. Brett Shurman, MD is a psychiatry doctor who practices in Los Angeles, CA. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 18 years.

12401 Wilshire Blvd Ste 303

Los Angeles, CA 90025

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Psychiatric Diseases
more than 10% of peers

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  • Psychiatry

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Delusional Disorder
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder

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.


  • Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • UCLA Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • UCLA Neuropsyc Inst
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • UCLA Neuropsyc Inst
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shurman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shurman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shurman to family and friends
based on 27 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

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Dr. Shurman's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

in Los Angeles, CA |
Dr. Shurman is a lifesaver. He's a great doctor, therapist and friend. He's also funny and easy to talk to. He has really helped me regain control of my life and gives me tips to optimize my health. I couldn't recommend someone more highly!
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in Los Angeles, CA |
Probably the most unprofessional physician I have even come across.
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in Los Angeles, CA |
I usually keep my opinions to myself, but if there is any way for me to offer a shortcut to someone else struggling with depression I am happy to share my story. It hasn't been easy but I have always been proactive in finding a way to support myself living a full life while having depression ?...more
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in Los Angeles, CA |
My experience with Dr. Shurman has been excellent -- a great therapist, excellent psychopharmacologist, and good guy. He is reachable in case of emergency, very responsive, and his office provides good customer service (unlike most doctor's offices). I can't recommend him highly enough.
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in West Hollywood, CA |
This is one of the worst psychiatrists I have ever seen. He overcharges more than anyone I've ever worked with in the industry, he is pompous and arrogant, and he makes false assumptions without getting to know you. His assistant is also quite rude. Avoid like the plague if you care about your...more
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