Dr. Rizwana Shaheen, MD

Dr. Rizwana Shaheen, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Rizwana Shaheen, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Bakersfield, CA and has been practicing for 17 years. She graduated from University Of Karachi / Sind Medical College and specializes in psychiatry, child & adolescent psychiatry, and more.Read her story

3715 Columbus St

Bakersfield, CA 93306

Contact Information

(661) 868-7199

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • 18 More

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more than 43% of peers
Schizoaffective Disorder
more than 40% of peers
Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
more than 40% of peers

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Dr. Shaheen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shaheen "MBBS degree from Sind Medical College, Residency training in General Psychiatry from Drexel University Philadelphia, Specialization in Child/Adolescent psychiatry from The Ohio State University, Columbus, Specialization in Addiction Psychiatry from UCLA /Kern Program. Practicing in Bakersfield/CDCR"

3  Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

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

27  Conditions Treated

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • College Of Physicians & Surgeons Of Pakistan
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Jinnah Postgrad Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Drexel University College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Ohio State University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Osu Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Of Karachi / Sind Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu
  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Rizwana Shaheen, MD
Had her inpatient. She evaluates honestly, treated me well, and worked on my behalf and health. I'm glad I had her.
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