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Dr. Eric Chavez, MD

Psychiatry ·  Male · Age 48

Dr. Chavez

Dr. Eric Chavez, MD is a psychiatry specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences in 1997 and specializes in psychiatry and addiction medicine.


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(858) 278-3636

Dr. Chavez accepts the following insurance:

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Background Check

1 disciplinary action Found
  • Disciplinary action in another state (5/4/2009)View details
No malpractice claims found for California
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Chavez's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Schizoaffective Disorder
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chavez treats Schizoaffective Disorder more than 63% of his peers

Dr. Chavez treats this condition more than 63% of his peers

Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chavez treats Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder more than 63% of his peers

Dr. Chavez treats this condition more than 63% of his peers

Psychiatric Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chavez treats Psychiatric Diseases more than 56% of his peers

Dr. Chavez treats this condition more than 56% of his peers

Dr. Chavez's conditions and procedures:

  • Addiction
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Heroin Dependence
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Mood Disorders
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opiate Dependence
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Panic Attack
  • Panic Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Suboxone® Treatment
  • Suboxone® Withdrawal
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

About Me

I strive to be compassionate and non-judgmental and work with each patient to design an individual recovery plan.

Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Addiction Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

2014
Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
2003
University Of California, San Diego
Residency Hospital
1998
Naval Mc San Diego
Internship Hospital
1997
Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences
Medical School
1993
Harvard Medical School
Undergraduate School
2014
2003
1998
1997
1993

Languages

  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Chavez's Reviews

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Very grateful to have found Dr. Chavez. He is extremely professional, tech-savvy, data-driven, easy to talk to, and responsive to inquiries. I had seen one PsychD before this and it was one of the worst experiences in my life, and when I started seeing Dr. Chavez, and saw how night-and-day it was,...Read More
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Chavez was treating me for disabling fatigue. I started working after 3 years off. I missed an appt. and the reschedule. I couldn't wake up to save my life. I called begging and in tears for another appt. I was told I was discharged but the recp. checked with someone and scheduled me. Super...Read More
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Look forward to seeing Dr. Chavez. Always an inviting calming environment
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Dr. Chavez has been caring for me for nearly 2 years, and he's always been very caring and kind.
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I see him for a multiple of issues PTSD, Major Depression, Anxiety Disorders. Social Anxiety. He has been good with trying to get the right combinations of medication to deal with my issues. He listens and addresses concerns.
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