Dr. Carla Marienfeld, MD

Dr. Carla Marienfeld, MD

Addiction Psychiatry  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 39
Dr. Carla Marienfeld, MD is an addiction psychiatry specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 6 years. She graduated from Baylor Coll Of Med in 2007 and specializes in addiction psychiatry.Read her story

8950 Villa La Jolla Dr

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • MultiPlan

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  • Specializes in Addiction Psychiatry
  • Board certified in Addiction Psychiatry and Psychiatry
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Dr. Marienfeld's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Marienfeld "Carla Marienfeld, MD, is a board-certified addiction psychiatrist who specializes in treating individuals with substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health conditions, such as anxiety and depression. She supports recovery in a harm-reduction approach that uses therapy, motivational interviewing, and medication-assisted treatment. An associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry, her research looks at health outcomes for individuals with substance use disorders and involves monitoring implementation of evidence based practices in treatment of substance use disorders. She has been highly involved in educating colleagues and trainees about addiction psychiatry and effective interventions, including buprenorphine treatment and motivational interviewing. Prior to joining UC San Diego Health in 2016, she was an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Marienfeld completed a fellowship in addiction psychiatry and a residency in psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine. During her residency, she was chief resident of psychiatry and founded (and later led) the Yale Global Mental Health Program. She earned a medical degree, with Alpha Omega Alpha medical honors, from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Dr. Marienfeld is board-certified in psychiatry and addiction psychiatry. She is a member of many professional organizations, including the American Society of Addiction Medicine, the American Association of Addiction Psychiatry, and the American Psychiatric Association."
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1  Specialties

  • Addiction Psychiatry

2  Board Certifications

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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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  • Baylor Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • V a Connecticut Healthcare System West Haven Campus
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

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  • English

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