Dr. Luisa Fijman, MD

Psychiatry •  Female • Age 74
  
Dr. Fijman
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Luisa Fijman MD

5030 Camino De La Siesta Ste 308 San Diego, CA 92108

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Dr. Luisa Fijman, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in San Diego, CA. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Fijman to book an appointment.


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Dr Fijman came into my life about a year ago when I was diagnosed with a litany of serious health issues. My first point is Dr Fijman’s a really great listener. We did some simple labs and we determined some of my struggles were stemmed from taking wrong medications, but also not using some simple medications/nutrients that Dr Fijman has researched and have been life changing for me. She’s an academician. My life is different and I’d certainly recommend Dr Fijman for those looking for change.
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Gina in San Diego, CA – Aug 03, 2018
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I see she hasn't changed since my son saw her over a year ago. He was dumped because the RECEPTIONIST didn't believe my reason for missing ONE appointment!!! Dr. Fijman needs to be disbarred for her terrible patient/client relationship. She will tell you what you said at the last appointment even though it's wrong. She shows no sympathy. It's hard enough dealing with a depressed child on top of adding her to the situation. Run! You have been fairly warned. Wish I had been!!
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Lovingmom in ESCONDIDO – Aug 02, 2018
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Dr. Fijman will make you wait in the waiting room for 30+ minutes for your appointment if you arrive on time. She is inattentive and does not register what you are actually saying to her about how you feel and what you need. She is inflexible and dismissive, and is not open to discuss treatment options with you. She thinks her way is best and it doesn't seem to matter what the patient feels. Do not recommend.
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denlove0407 in none – Jul 24, 2018
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I have been seeing Dr. Fijman for about 2 years now and can't say enough great things about here. I've seen sooo many doctors throughout my 20 years of having anxiety and they all just want to throw drugs at me, maybe speak to me for 5 mins. Dr. Fijman is NOT that way at all. She listens and explains things, and backs it up with medical books and study's. She can be stern, but it's like your grandmother, she sees through the lies and just wants to help those who want to be helped.
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Andrea in San Diego, CA – Jun 01, 2018
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Such a horrible Dr. she should be embarrassed to be in this type of work. So rude and doesn’t listen to the patient at all. If you miss any appointments you will be dropped as a patient. Doctors in this field should want to HELP people not just be in it for the money. She rushes people in and out and prescribes pills without asking for patient input.
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Apr 01, 2018
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I Didn't even get the chance to see the doctor. But just my time with the office manager Lynn i can predict that dr. Fijman wouldn't have been much different.
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James in San Diego, CA – Oct 28, 2016
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Dr Fijman is a very thorough doctor and explains the medical processes in a language you can understand. She backs up everything she says with her medical books so you can see for yourself. Be organized and come prepared to take notes. She is great about researching and expanding her knowledge in the medical field. My 9 year old son loves her for how much she has helped him. She is stern with him when needed and he respects her for doing so. She has help our family piece together a lot.
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Sam T in San Diego, CA – Sep 13, 2016
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I'm the type of person who reviews doctors before my visit. I wish I listened to the reviews before going. Find another doctor! What concerns me is her staff- rude. The worst part is the new office manager is condescending. Actually laughed at me when I brought up talking to the Dr. on phone! Dr Fijman wants you to get a doctors visit (charges $$$) for every refill on your perscription even if nothing has changed in years. It feels like they want to suck every dollar out of you. Don't go here!
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Jessica in San Diego, CA – Aug 16, 2016
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My complains are NOT about Dr. Fijman herself, but her office staff and scheduling. I work full time, and I am a full time graduate student. Clearly, getting the proper treatment for my AD(H)D is EXTREMELY important. Due to my tight schedule and that she only takes appointments during the week, I had to reschedule some appointments. Office staff always gave me attitude, and often forgot to cancel my appointment. Frequently, I was charged $75 for missing an appointment. Find another doctor.
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Sarah H. in Encinitas, CA – Apr 05, 2016
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Every time I saw Dr. Fijman her lack of empathy and brash behavior shocked me. At one point it even brought me to tears. She refuses to listen and take into consideration what I am telling her. She continues to refuse my requests for referrals to see specialists and multipule times has even told me what I should think and feel. I can tell that she cares about her patients, but her bedside manner is so disconcerting that I consider it dangerous due to the nature of her profession
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San Diego, CA – Mar 02, 2016
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She is moody and mercurial. She can be empathetic in one visit and downright callous in the next. She would became visibly frustrated with me for speaking too much inside of five minutes. She has no intellectual curiosity or interest in her job. She simply wants to throw prescriptions at you and get you out of her office as quickly as possible.
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Lemon Grove, CA – Jan 16, 2016
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I was dumped as a patient after becoming homeless after losing my job. I couldn't afford to see her and when I got back on my feet to go in less than a year later she dumped me as her patient and her personal scheduler at the front desk is super rude and treats you as if you don't matter in the world and the fijman wouldn't honor the notes to keep my prices per visit the same even after assuring me it would and then just dumped when my anxiety ,cdoesn't care for people just money
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El cajon – Jan 08, 2016
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Dr. Luisa Fijman, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in San Diego, CA. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Fijman to book an appointment.

Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Anatomic Pathology

Education

University Of Cordoba / Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School
Wayne State University
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Fijman accepts the following insurance:

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$0 Cost Share AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual Via Exchange)-CA EPO
Advantage-CA HMO
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-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
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Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze 60 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Bronze 60 D HDHP (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA EPO
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Bronze 60 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Bronze 60 HDHP (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA EPO
Bronze 60 HDHP AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA EPO
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 PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
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Gold Advantage-CA PPO
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Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Gold Priority Select-CA HMO
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
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National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
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PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
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Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
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Platinum 90 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Platinum Priority Select-CA HMO
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Platinum Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Priority Select-CA HMO
Select (PERS Select Providers)-CA PPO
Select Plus-CA HMO
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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
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Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Priority Select-CA HMO
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Silver Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
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Tenet Network-CA PPO
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UC Care-CA PPO
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USC Plan (Two Tiered Network)-CA HMO
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Anthem Blue Cross
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Blue Card PPO
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Select PPO
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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Fijman's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Personality Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fijman treats Personality Disorders more than 78% of her peers

Dr. Fijman treats this condition more than 78% of her peers

Impulse Control Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fijman treats Impulse Control Disorders more than 76% of her peers

Dr. Fijman treats this condition more than 76% of her peers

Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fijman treats Drug-Induced Mental Disorders more than 75% of her peers

Dr. Fijman treats this condition more than 75% of her peers

Dr. Fijman's conditions and procedures:

  • Addiction
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Autism
  • Behavior Modification
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Counseling Services
  • Couples Therapy
  • Dementia
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Medication Management
  • Mood Disorders
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Attack
  • Panic Disorder
  • Pediatric Counseling
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychological Testing
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Stress Management

Locations

Luisa Fijman MD

Mission Psychiatric Services5030 Camino De La Siesta Ste 308 San Diego, CA 92108
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