Dr. Brett Shurman, MD

Dr. Brett Shurman, MD

Psychiatry | Male | 49 years old

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Dr. Shurman specializes in Psychiatry and practices in Los Angeles, CA. He practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Shurman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shurman to family and friends
3.3
based on 26 total surveys (6 with reviews)
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in Los Angeles, CA |
Probably the most unprofessional physician I have even come across.
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 ? even armed with that tenacity -- it was extremely difficult to find a doctor that understood how to prescribe the right medication for me ? one that would support me and give me relief without cutting me
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.
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 mental health.
in Los Angeles, CA |
I've been seeing Dr. Shurman for over 16 years and I credit him with helping me rise from a very dark place and be the healthy person I am today. He is always honest, professional, patient and trustworthy. I highly recommend him.
Shurman is a good guy, he really helped me out
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  •  Specializes in Psychiatry
  •  Board certified in Psychiatry
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Why It Matters: Dr. Shurman's Board Certifications

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  • Psychiatry

Conditions Treated

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Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 1994

  • Internship Hospital
    UCLA Med Ctr

    Completed in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    UCLA Neuropsyc Inst

    Completed in 1998

  • Fellowship Hospital
    UCLA Neuropsyc Inst

    Completed in 2000

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Psychiatry

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