Dr. Mark Melden, DO

Dr. Mark Melden, DO

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Mark Melden, DO is a psychiatry specialist in Carlsbad, CA and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1999 and specializes in psychiatry and child & adolescent psychiatry.Read his story

2892 Jefferson St

Carlsbad, CA 92008

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  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Managed Healthcare Northwest
  • Self Pay
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
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Dr. Melden's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Dr. Melden treats Anxiety more than 99% of his peers

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Dr. Melden treats ADHD and-or ADD more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Melden treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

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Dr. Melden treats Psychiatric Diseases more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Melden treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Melden's conditions and procedures:

  • Addiction
  • Addiction Treatment
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Anorexia
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Atypical Depression
  • Atypical Psychosis
  • Autism
  • Avoidant Personality Disorder
  • Behavior Therapy
  • Behavioral Changes
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Bulimia
  • Chemical Addiction
  • Childhood Disintegrative Disorder
  • Chronic Depression
  • Chronic Mental Disorders
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Cognitive Disorders
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Counseling Services
  • Cyclothymia (Chronic Mood Disorder)
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Dementia
  • Dependent Personality Disorder
  • Depersonalization Disorder
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Diagnostic Evaluation
  • Difficulty Concentrating
  • Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Dissociative Identity Disorder
  • Drug Abuse
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dual Diagnosis Treatment
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Fear of Open Places
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Hallucinogen Dependence
  • Homicidal Crisis
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Hypochondriasis
  • Impaired Cognition
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Job Stress
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Mania
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Memory Loss
  • Mild Cognitive Impairment
  • Mood Changes
  • Mood Disorders
  • Movement Disorders
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Neurasthenia
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Hallucinogen Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Outpatient Addiction Treatment
  • Panic Attack
  • Panic Disorder
  • Paranoid Personality Disorder
  • Passive-Aggressive Behavior
  • Pedophilia
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychological Testing
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophreniform Disorder
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder
  • Self-Esteem Problems
  • Self-Injury Behavior
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Sexual Disorders
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Social Phobia
  • Stress
  • Stress Management
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Voyeurism
  • Zoophilia

About Me

We at Crownview Medical Group are devoted to providing quality comprehensive psychiatric services and delivering excellent high quality health care. Our team prides itself in our expertise with both the diagnosis and treatment of the occurrence of me...


  • Psychiatry
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Board Certifications


University Of California, San Diego
Fellowship Hospital
University Of California, Irvine
Residency Hospital
Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital
Internship Hospital
Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School
University Of California At San Diego
Undergraduate School


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Worst office staff ever with totally indifferent practitioners. I have been calling for a month about a preauthorization and they always tell me the office manager isn't in or they already submitted it. It turns out they lied about submitting the preauthorization - the insurance company has no record at all! When I go there I see many patients sicker than me and I shudder to think how they survive this indifferent doctor and his incompetent staff.
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This is a very smart doctor who knows a lot about the brain. However, he is also cruel and lacks understanding of mental illness on a human level. I do not recommend taking children to him because he is critical and lacks understanding. Will never go back to him.
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At my first and last appointment with Dr Melden in the Fall of 2012, he was rude, disrespectful, arrogant, condescending, and displayed no compassion. I actually left feeling worse than when I walked in. With such an abrasive personality like his, why did he ever bother becoming a psychiatrist in the first place? He should have become a pathologist instead, as it would have be a better fit for his personality. I strongly recommend NOT going to him or anyone in his group at Crownview Medical.
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Brought an under age family member to see Dr. Meldon for help with anxiety and depression. He prescribed 2 medications. My family member is now having some pretty serious and scary side effects and this Dr will not call me back! When I asked his staff why he left without calling me back I was told that He sees patients all day long and when he's done he's done. He dosent want to have to make calls too. Seriously???? This guy is one to stay away from!
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Terrible. It impossible to reach him, to make appointments with him , and when your depressed and suicidal I wouldn't recommend this.
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