Dr. David Feifel, MD

Dr. David Feifel, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
Dr. David Feifel, MD is a psychiatry specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in psychiatry and neuropsychiatry (psychiatry).

3252 Holiday Ct Ste 112

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 412-4130

Insurance Accepted

  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Feifel performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

ADHD and-or ADD
more than 7% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
more than 5% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Neuropsychiatry (Psychiatry)

2  Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Psychosomatic Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

13  Conditions Treated

7  Procedures

  • Ketamine and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Combination Therapy
  • Ketamine Infusions
  • Neuro Interventions
  • Neuromodulation
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

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.


  • University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Toronto General Hosptial
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California San Diego Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Toronto
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Feifel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Feifel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Feifel to family and friends
60 total reviews (27 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (60)

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Dr. Feifel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (27)

I have met many psychiatrists in my life and few are as compassionate, personable and understanding as Dr. Feifel. He took time with me to make me feel comfortable and never gave up hope even when I did. He is in my opinion a life saver.
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Dr. Feifel is a wonderful and empathetic physician that is willing to look beyond traditional therapies. For millions of people that do not respond to conventional anti-depressants, there are now other options. Dr. Feifel was able to give my mother a much better quality of life.
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Dr. Feifel is an amazing physician that provides an unparalleled level of care to his patients. My wife began seeing Dr. Feifel several years ago. She is a combat veteran with PTSD that led to sleep deprivation, treatment resistant depression, and anxiety. Dr. Feifel and his entire team at Kadima...more
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Dr. Feifel is an extremely intelligent, compassionate and competent physician. He thinks outside the box to treat the most resistant cases of depression. It is clear that he truly cares about his patients. We need more physicians like Dr. Feifel who are actively working to solve the mysteries...more
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Dr. Feifel may be hero in your story too. He is actively researching new means to relieve depression & related brain conditions. He develops specialized treatment plans that may change week to week depending on your needs. This is a totally unique approach to mental health--devoid of the rote...more
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