Dr. Steven Huege, MD

Dr. Steven Huege, MD

Geriatric Psychiatry  ·  
Dr. Steven Huege, MD is a geriatric psychiatry specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas in 2002 and specializes in geriatric psychiatry.Read his story

8950 Villa La Jolla Dr

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana

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very high
more than 96% of peers
Major Depressive Disorder
very high
more than 95% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Huege's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Huege "Steven Huege, MD, is a board-certified geriatric psychiatrist who specializes in treating mental health and neurodegenerative disorders in older adults, including both chronic and new-onset mental illness. His areas of clinical expertise include Alzheimer’s disease, Lewy body dementia, frontotemporal dementia, and mood and psychotic disorders in older adults. Dr. Huege serves as the program director for the Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship Program at UC San Diego School of Medicine. His research interests have focused on medical education, particularly in curriculum design and teaching of geriatric health. Prior to joining UC San Diego Health in 2016, Dr. Huege was an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, director of its outpatient geriatric psychiatry services, and associate program director of the its geriatric psychiatry fellowship program. He is a former staff psychiatrist at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Philadelphia. Dr. Huege completed fellowship training in geriatric psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania. He was a resident in psychiatry at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, where he also served as chief resident. He earned his medical degree from University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Huege also holds a master’s degree in medical education from University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education. He is board-certified in psychiatry and geriatric psychiatry. Outside of work, Dr. Huege enjoys films and nature-related travel. "


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1  Specialties

  • Geriatric Psychiatry

2  Board Certifications

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

34  Conditions Treated


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4  Procedures

  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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