Dr. Joseph Mawhinney, MD

Dr. Joseph Mawhinney, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 76
Dr. Joseph Mawhinney, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Del Mar, CA and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from St Louis Univ Sch Of Med in 1967 and specializes in psychiatry.

12835 Pointe Del Mar Way Ste 1

Del Mar, CA 92014

Contact Information

(858) 259-0599

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna

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1  Specialties

  • Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

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

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.


  • St Louis Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1967
  • David Grant Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1968
  • Cedars Sinai Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • San Mateo Comm Mntl Hlth
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mawhinney has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mawhinney's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mawhinney to family and friends
13 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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Dr. Mawhinney'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 (3)

He doesn't listen, is quick to label, and holds grudges. After his system changed our appt with out notifying us, he was disgruntled during the appt and brought it up in further appts. You walk into his office with him holding a perscription pad in hand and after 2 minutes he is insisting on...more
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He listens, explains your condition and knows how to adjust medication regimen
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My daughter saw him for around 3 months. He immediately changed her medications. During this time her condition worsened but he would not listen to her that her symptoms were getting worse. I pleaded with him to change medicine but he would not listen. I do not feel he is a good fit for serious...more
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