Dr. Steven Mandel, MD

AnesthesiologyMaleAge 80

Anesthesiology

Dr. Steven Mandel, MD is a Anesthesiology Specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has over 49 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Southern California / Keck School of Medicine in 1973. He is affiliated with Southern California Hospital at Culver City. His office accepts new patients.

Dr. Steven Mandel, MD

Ketamine Clinics Los Angeles

6801 Park Ter Ste 525 Los Angeles, CA 90045
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Dr. Mandel is truly exceptional. The ketamine worked when nothing else would. I was depressed for five years. After taking ketamine, I felt hopeful and optimistic again thanks to Dr. Mandel. I was dreading life before and now I have my life back. I am truly grateful.
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Pat K. – Jul 29, 2020
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The ketamine clinic I had been going to in Honolulu to treat my 35 yr. resistant depression closed with no notice. I spent weeks researching alternatives where the doc would be experienced and where patients had been seen for more than just a year or two. My first choice was KETAMINE CLINICS OF LA, established by Dr Steve Mandel who was both extremely qualified and an advocate for people with brain disease. Many clinics are owned by docs but run by staff .. NOT HERE!! He was WORKING in the clinic, met, treated/ oversaw all treatments and followed up after the treatment, personally and via phone calls, after the treatment as well as a couple weeks later. Everyone who worked there was equally patient oriented ...from receptionists to the PAs. It was an excellent experience, and the cost was average for the USA. It actually cost less for me to fly to LA, stay over night and have two infusions than the cost of 2 infusions in Honolulu. I GIVE DR. MANDEL 10 STARS !!
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Jane Mastro – Mar 11, 2020
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If you are truly over suffering, seek help from the best! Most comforting, kind and compassionate staff. Still in my treatment, how ever because of this place, I am alive. And continue to thrive. You are worth it.
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Tania – Sep 01, 2019
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Dr. Mandel is one of the most caring and compassionate doctors I have ever met. After years of trying numerous medications that didn't work for debilitating depression I started researching ECT, TMS and Ketamine infusions. I decided to try Ketamine infusions. I'm so thankful I found Dr. Mandel and his amazing staff. Dr Mandel is so warm and kind and knowledgeable. I truly believe he and the Ketamine infusions saved my life. My depression is finally gone!
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  • Appointment scheduling
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  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Laura B in Los Angeles, CA – Jun 09, 2018
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This man doesn't even deserve a star at all. During my consultation he was rude and condescending didn't even listen to me! He denied me treatment for a reason that my other doctors felt made him incompetent for my procedure. I went to this doctor feeling very sick but now I feel even more so because of the emotional anguish he caused me. His staff made me feel like a puny human being and I didn't feel respected and like they cared. Don't go to this man he made a couple of severe errors during m
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Kiersten Jensen in Lancaster, CA – Oct 29, 2017
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Truly the best doc I've been to. Took the time to listen to me and my concerns FIRST, then told me what he though was best and made me laugh along the way too, something I hadnt done in a long time before I went to Ketamine Clinics of Los Angeles to treat my depression. I had TRD and didnt respond to anything. Ketamine really works and I'm really grateful I got mine from Dr. Mandel.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Los Angeles, CA – Oct 11, 2017
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Dr. Mandel took care of me when no one else would. I admit I was a difficult patient, but I was suffering and doing the best I could. I have been treatment resistant my whole life and to find someone as caring as Dr. Mandel and a treatment as effective as ketamine has truly been a miracle. I cannot thank him and his staff enough. I have my life back.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Talia R. in Los Angeles, CA – Mar 12, 2017
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I was very anxious about my ketamine infusions because I heard a lot of stuff about hallucinations while doing research online but my experience was nothing like that. I did feel weird & out of my body but nothing scary. If you've had gas at the dentist, it was like that but stronger. Anyways, Dr. Mandel was really understanding & explained everything to me very thoroughly. I could tell he really wanted me to get better & have a good experience. Its been 2 months and I'm still depression free.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Dennis C. in Los Angeles, CA – Apr 28, 2016
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Dr. Mandel was so compassionate and caring; honest and realistic about setting my expectations. The best part is the treatment worked for me and my depression has been in remission for 3 months. I cant thank Dr. Mandel and his staff enough for literally saving my life.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Jennifer Harris in Los Angeles, CA – Jan 29, 2016
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Care Philosophy

Steven L. Mandel M.D. believes that the keys to outstanding patient care are knowledge, experience, science, compassion, and humor. He offers personalized...Read more

Biography

Board-certified anesthesiologist, masters in psychology, Steven L Mandel M.D. is the founder and president of Ketamine Clinics of Los Angeles....Read more

Specialties

  • Anesthesiology
  • Acute Pain Medicine
  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Community Psychiatry
  • Emergency Psychiatry
  • Functional Medicine Psychiatry
  • Headache Management
  • Integrative Psychiatry
  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Pain Medicine
  • Pain Medicine Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine Psychiatry
  • Pediatric Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychology
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Board Certifications

Education

1976
UCLA Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1975
Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency Hospital
1974
Los Angeles County - USC Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1974
Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1973
University of Southern California / Keck School of Medicine
Medical School
1969
University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
1965
New York University
Undergraduate School
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Dr. Mandel frequently treats Adolescent Depression, Adult Panic Anxiety Syndrome, and Agitated Depression. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Mandel treats.

Where is Dr. Steven Mandel, MD's office located?

Dr. Mandel's office is located at 6801 Park Ter Ste 525, Los Angeles, CA 90045. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Mandel's conditions and procedures:

  • Adolescent Depression
  • Adult Panic Anxiety Syndrome
  • Agitated Depression
  • Anesthesia
  • Anxiety
  • Atypical Depression
  • Back Pain
  • Behavioral Symptoms of Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bipolar I Disorder
  • Bipolar II Disorder
  • Bipolar IV Disorder
  • Bipolar V Disorder
  • Bipolar VI Disorder
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Depression
  • Depression Relapse
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Depressive Episode
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Headache
  • Infusion Therapy
  • Ketamine Infusions
  • Late-Life Bipolar
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Migraine
  • Mixed-State Bipolar Disorder
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Pain Disorder
  • Pain in Extremities
  • Pain Management
  • Pain, Intractable
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Persistent Anxiety
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Severe Anxiety
  • Severe Chronic Pain
  • Severe Depression
  • Suicidal Ideation

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(424) 343-8889

Locations

Ketamine Clinics Los Angeles

Ketamine Clinics of Los Angeles6801 Park Ter Ste 525 Los Angeles, CA 90045
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Ketamine Clinics of Los Angeles

Ketamine Clinics of Los Angeles11645 Wilshire Blvd Ste 852 Los Angeles, CA 90025
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Southern California Hospital at Culver City

Culver City, CA

9 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)

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