Dr. Iyengar Malini, MD

PsychiatryFemaleAge 74

Psychiatry

Dr. Iyengar Malini, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Bakersfield, CA and has over 51 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Malini has extensive experience in Addiction & Substance Abuse and Psychotic Disorders. She graduated from SOUTHWEST COLLEGE OF NATUROPATHIC MEDICINEHEALTH SCIENCES in 1972. Her office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Dr. Iyengar Malini, MD
8329 Brimhall Rd Bldg 800 Bakersfield, CA 93312
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Telehealth services available

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(661) 431-1555
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Malini

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Addiction & Substance Abuse

Addiction and substance abuse specialists diagnose and treat people who have become physically dependent or addicted to drugs and alcohol through treatments including counseling, detoxifcation, inpatient rehabilitation, and medication.Compare with other Addiction & Substance Abuse specialists.

Dr. Malini is experienced in the area of Addiction & Substance Abuse. See the graph below to learn more about her experience.

Based on claims data for 23 conditions and procedures

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Dr. Malini
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Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
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High
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Very High
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Psychotic Disorders

Psychotic disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that cause severe mental symptoms and disconnection from reality, such as schizophrenia, delusional disorder, and substance-induced psychosis.Compare with other Psychotic Disorders specialists.

Dr. Malini is experienced in the area of Psychotic Disorders. See the graph below to learn more about her experience.

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Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
Schizoaffective Disorder
Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
Schizophrenia
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Dr. Malini's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

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(661) 431-1555

Dr. Malini accepts the following insurance:

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Anthem
$0 Cost Share AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual Via Exchange)-CA EPO
Advantage-CA HMO
Advantage-CA PPO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Individual-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Large Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Small Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Small Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
Blue Cross-CA HMO-POS
Bronze 60 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Bronze 60 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Bronze 60 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze Pathway EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Bronze Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health Custom Advantage-CA HMO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold 80 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Gold 80 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Gold 80 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Gold Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Gold Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
Minimum Coverage D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Minimum Coverage EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway X - EPO Network-CA
PERS Select-CA HMO
PERS Traditional-CA HMO
Platinum (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Platinum 90 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Platinum 90 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Platinum 90 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Platinum Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Platinum Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Priority Select-CA HMO
Select (PERS Select Providers)-CA PPO
Select Plus-CA HMO
Select-CA HMO
Select-CA PPO
Silver (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Silver 70 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 70 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 70 EPO Off Exchange-CA
Silver 73 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 87 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 94 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver Advantage-CA PPO
Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Silver Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Tenet Network-CA PPO
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Traditional PPO
UC Care-CA PPO
UC CORE-CA PPO
UC Health Savings Plan-CA
UC High Option Supplement to Medicare-CA
UC Medicare with Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Medicare without Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Resident and Fellows-CA PPO
UCSHIP-CA PPO
USC Plan (Two Tiered Network)-CA HMO
Vivity Behavioral Health Network-CA
Vivity-CA HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
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Select PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO

Dr. Malini's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Malini

1.9

Based on 10 ratings

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Cause no harm
Dr. Malini reduced my sister's psychotropic meds abruptly, causing her to have terrifying visual hallucinations (large, hungry rats) and to hear voices. My sister has schizophrenia, which has been well controlled. I was told by (Brand New Day) staff that it was "to see if she has dementia or not". After this treatment change, Dr. Malini did not schedule a follow up appointment.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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BETH HAWKES – Jul 13, 2022
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Iyengar Malini, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Bakersfield, CA and has over 51 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Malini has extensive...Read more

Specialties

  • Psychiatry

Board Certifications

Education

1972
SOUTHWEST COLLEGE OF NATUROPATHIC MEDICINEHEALTH SCIENCES
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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Does Dr. Iyengar Malini, MD accept any insurance plans?

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Does Dr. Iyengar Malini, MD accept new patients?

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What are Dr. Iyengar Malini, MD's top areas of expertise?

Dr. Malini specializes in Addiction & Substance Abuse and Psychotic Disorders. See more on Healthgrades.

What conditions does Dr. Iyengar Malini, MD treat?

Dr. Malini frequently treats the following conditions: Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, and Major Depressive Disorder. See more on Healthgrades.

What is Dr. Iyengar Malini, MD's office address?

Dr. Malini's office is located at 8329 Brimhall Rd Bldg 800, Bakersfield, CA 93312. You can find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Is Dr. Iyengar Malini, MD able to provide telehealth services?

Dr. Malini provides telehealth services. Please contact the office to determine whether you are eligible.

Is Dr. Iyengar Malini, MD a board-certified professional?

Yes, Dr. Iyengar Malini, MD holds board certifications in Psychiatry.

How much experience does Dr. Iyengar Malini, MD have?

Dr. Malini has over 50 years of healthcare experience.

Does Dr. Iyengar Malini, MD receive good ratings from patients?

There is a star rating of 1.9/5 for Dr. Iyengar Malini, MD. Patients say that the appointment wasn't rushed and the provider explained conditions well. See all patient feedback on Healthgrades.

Locations

Practice

8329 Brimhall Rd Bldg 800 Bakersfield, CA 93312
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