Dr. Ching Shih, MD

Dr. Ching Shih, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 78
Dr. Ching Shih, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Monterey Park, CA and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from Taipei Medical University in 1966 and specializes in psychiatry.

941 S Atlantic Blvd Ste 221

Monterey Park, CA 91754

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • LACare

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Top Care Areas

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Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
more than 45% of peers
more than 36% of peers
Schizoaffective Disorder
more than 32% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

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

14  Conditions Treated

1  Procedures

  • Psychiatric Evaluation

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.


  • Taipei Medical University
    Medical School | Graduated 1966
  • Ill Central Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1968
  • Kings Park Psychology Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Mntl Health Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1970

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shih has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Cantonese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shih's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shih to family and friends
10 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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Dr. Shih's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Shih is a very special doctor. Within the first few minutes of our session I started crying because I hadn’t felt so understood and heard by a clinician. He is a wonderful caring doctor. The wait is often long but this is because he actually takes time w/ Patients. He laughs a lot and is older...more
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This Man genuinely cares about his patients. I have nothing but good things to say about him. He takes the time to explain exactly what is going on with your brain and your body. He has really helped me deal with my condition not just because of the medication he gave me, but because I have a...more
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He has been my doctor since my late 20s. He is a beautiful person. And has given me the input to fight for my life. He always greets his patients with the utmost respect. Of course he is a psychiatrist. He is a great man of wisdom. A person that will laugh at problems! He tries to approach his...more
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Waiting time is always long. Superficial laughing all the way. He is too slow. Not helpful.
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I haven't had a Psychiatrist that actually listened to me in a long time. I had another Psychiatrist in that office (will not name him) but he wanted to change my entire prescription situation. I have been through almost all medications and I have a pretty good feel of the ones that work and don't....more
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