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Geriatric Psychiatry | Male

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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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    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. 

    Dr. Huege's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Geriatric Psychiatry
    •  Board certified in Geriatric Psychiatry and Psychiatry
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Geriatric Psychiatry
    • Psychiatry

    Conditions Treated

    • ADHD and-or ADD
    • Adjustment Disorder
    • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
    • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
    • Anxiety
    • Autism
    • Bipolar Disorder
    • Cocaine Addiction
    • Combination Drug Dependence
    • Confusion
    • Conversion Disorder
    • Delusional Disorder
    • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
    • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
    • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
    • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
    • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
    • Impulse Control Disorders
    • Major Depressive Disorder
    • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
    • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
    • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
    • Personality Disorders
    • Phobia
    • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
    • Psychiatric Diseases
    • Psychosis
    • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
    • Schizoaffective Disorder
    • Schizophrenia
    • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
    • Somatoform Disorders
    • Tobacco Use Disorder

    Education

    • Medical School
      U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas

      Graduated in 2002

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Geriatric Psychiatry

    Procedures Performed

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