Dr. Scott Cherkasky, MD

Dr. Scott Cherkasky, MD

Psychiatry  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Scott Cherkasky, MD is a psychiatry doctor who practices in Encino, CA. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 22 years.

16255 Ventura Blvd Ste 806

Encino, CA 91436

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California

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Top Care Areas

Major Depressive Disorder
more than 25% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
more than 22% of peers
Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
more than 21% of peers

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  • Psychiatry

Board Certifications

Dr. Cherkasky does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness

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.


  • Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • New York University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • New York University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Cherkasky has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Cherkasky has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cherkasky's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cherkasky to family and friends
based on 13 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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Dr. Cherkasky's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Santa Monica, CA |
I have been taking my daughter to the top specialists in Los Angeles for the past three years and Dr. Cherkasky has by far the most compassionate, caring, and effective doctor we have seen. He actually TAKES THE TIME to really listen to what is going on and he follows up to make sure the the...more
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Santa Monica, CA |
Dr. Cherkasky is one of the best psychiatrists in Los Angeles. I have been a family therapist working in LA for almost 30 years and I have dealt with many MDs for my own clients. Dr. Cherkasky takes excellent care of his patients. He really listens carefully and shows real empathy towards his...more
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Dr. Cherkasky accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
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