Dr. Pamela Alfafara, MD

Dr. Pamela Alfafara, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 54
(11)
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Dr. Pamela Alfafara, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Bakersfield, CA and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from Cebu Doctors College Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in psychiatry.

5500 Ming Ave Ste 210

Bakersfield, CA 93309

Contact Information

(661) 834-8341

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Alfafara performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Major Depressive Disorder
normal
more than 56% of peers
Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
normal
more than 41% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
normal
more than 40% of peers

Dr. Alfafara's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

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

4  Conditions Treated

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.

Education

  • Cebu Doctors College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • St. Vincent's Medical Center Of Richmond
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alfafara has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alfafara's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alfafara to family and friends
11 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Alfafara's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

She misdiagnosed, made the diagnosis without even really talking to me about my life and how I was. Was very cold during all our visits and seemed like she just wanted me out of her office the entire time.
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I would never recommend her to anyone. She nearly killed me. I would go in and the way she spoke to me was cold and it never seemed like she cared at all. Anytime I brought a new symptom or complaint to her she would just add another medication and not alter any other ones. Not only that, but she...more
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Caring and thoughtful. Does a thorough job.much more extensive first visit than any other dr I've ever gone to in my life.
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I don't recommend this office because of the rude staff member named Monica . I was 7 minutes late because there is no suite number listed ( huge building). I called twice going to voice mail. Finally she answered and gave me the suite number and said because I am 7 minutes late I can't be seen....more
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