Dr. Sharone Abramowitz, MD

Dr. Sharone Abramowitz, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 62
Dr. Sharone Abramowitz, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Oakland, CA and has been practicing for 30 years. She graduated from University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, and more.Read her story

3830 Piedmont Ave

Oakland, CA 94611

Contact Information

(415) 689-9184

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Top Care Areas

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Psychiatric Evaluation
more than 11% of peers

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Dr. Abramowitz's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Abramowitz "I'm UCSF residency trained. I completed the Academy of Integrative Medicine 2 year fellowship and am now on their faculty. I'm board certified in both psychiatry and addiction medicine. I'm also on the board for the California Society of Addiction Medicine (where I've chaired national conferences). For many years, I was the director of behavioral and addiction medicine for an internal medicine residency. I founded the country's first premedical student health coach project. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Abramowitz "I am a board certified, UCSF-trained psychiatrist, addiction medicine specialist, and integrative medicine fellowship trained. I truly practice sensitive therapeutic engagement with my patients. I believe that good psychiatry practice treats the whole of who you are: mind, body, spirit and cultural position. My approach to care is empathic and interactive, analytic and flexible with what you need. Please visit my website to learn more."

3  Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Integrative Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

13  Conditions Treated

8  Procedures

  • Counseling Services
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Medication Management
  • Mindfulness Meditation
  • Nutritional Supplementation
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Stress Management

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.


  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Mt Zion Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute Ucsf
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Aihm Interprofessional Fellowship In Integrative Health & Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • American Board Of Addiction Medicine Certified
    Other Education | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Abramowitz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Abramowitz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Abramowitz to family and friends
7 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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Dr. Abramowitz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I work collaboratively with Dr. Abramowitz and have been so deeply impressed by her competence, care and sensitivity to her patients. She is widely respected in her field and such a pleasure to work with. I find her knowledgeable and extremely competent. I wish that all health care providers might...more
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Dr Abramowitz changed the course of my life in such a meaningful way. I have so much gratitude for her thoughtful oversight of my early recovery. Mindfulness practice, healthier lifestyle and general support during such a monumental change in my life. Whenever I speak with someone struggling, I...more
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Unless loved one or friend has a seperate medical practitioner reviewing this doctors work I can not recommend this provider. Her council was hysterical and alarmist. Unable to diagnose or make meaningful connection to a colleague for referral who might, she left our loved one devastated and far...more
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Thank you for your feedback. I always want to improve my patient care and take to heart what you said. Sometimes as one is trying to sort out what is diagnostically wrong, challenging paths are taken. I'm very sorry for your loved one's suffering due to this. And I'm relieved to know she now feels well taken care of.

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Dr Abramowitz is really kind. She doesn't just throw medications at you she takes in all aspects of the person. She has knowledge in addiction and alternative ways to deal with problems apart from just medication. I trust her completely and I would recommend her to anyone who needed a...more
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Thank you so much for your confidence in me.

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DR Abramowitz is one of the rarest psychiatrist-psychoanalysts I have consulted and by whom have treated for my personal and marriage issues. She is honest, professional, and a solution finder. Her astute observation and analytical assessment in pointing out problems in my relationships with...more
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Thank you for your heart felt feedback.

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