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Dr. Steven Schenkel, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ·  Male · Age 70

Dr. Schenkel

Steven S Schenkel MD

116 N Robertson Blvd Ste 806 Los Angeles, CA 90048

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Dr. Steven Schenkel, MD is a child & adolescent psychiatry specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from University Of Toronto / Faculty Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in child & adolescent psychiatry and psychiatry.


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(310) 659-8884

Dr. Schenkel accepts the following insurance:

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CoreMed Gold 1 PPO
Gold Plan 002 PPO
Platinum Plan 002 PPO
Silver Plan 002 PPO
Silver Plan 003 PPO
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Blue Card PPO
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Cigna PPO
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Humana
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Value Options PPO

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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Schenkel's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Anxiety
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schenkel treats Anxiety more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Schenkel treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Psychiatric Diseases
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Dr. Schenkel treats Psychiatric Diseases more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Schenkel treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schenkel treats Dysthymia (Chronic Depression) more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Schenkel treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Schenkel's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • ADHD Testing
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Medication Management
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness

About Me

Care Philosophy

I care about listening carefully to patients, to obtain the most accurate history possible. It is crucial to foster an open, trusting relationship over time. I am one of the few psychiatrists to combine in depth understanding of the person along with...

Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Board Certifications

Education

1991
Ph.D. Southern California Psychoanlytic Institute
1979
Los Angeles County and Usc Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1977
Los Angeles Co-Usc Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
1974
Mount Sinai Hospital
Internship Hospital
1973
University Of Toronto / Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School
1969
University Of Toronto
Undergraduate School
1991
1979
1977
1974
1973
1969

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Schenkel

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1 Star
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Dr Scheme was my pdoc for almost maybe 10 yrs and found him to be very professional and compassionate. I ended up finding a new pdoc a couple of yrs ago bc of an insurance change but also a good time to start fresh w a new pdoc.
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I have been with Dr. Schenkel since 2000 and he is on the top 3 of my most trusted docs and one of those is a vet. I find him to be sensitive, observant and well-informed on his specialty and he is willing hear patient's ideas and input. He rates 100% for me. And his office desk staff is wonderful. A great asset to any doctor. She is 5 *****
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Dr Schenkel is great, very caring and listens well. He has been very helpful for me.
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I have been going to Dr Schenkel for several years. He is an excellent doctor.
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The worst doctor I have ever seen. He spends about five to ten minutes with you, always changing meds, waits four hours to return calls (if even) and is crabby all the time. He is in the wrong profession.
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I have been going to Dr Steven Schenkel since 1994 and he has been very helpful on my mental condition. Since he reads and updates himself on new research and medicines, he found a medicine that works on me and now I have a thriving career for the last 10 years. It takes time to find a medicine, but it is worth the wait. Be patient. Thank you, Dr Schenkel, for your patience and diligence in your work! I could not have done it without you. Forever grateful, your loyal patient.
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It was a horrible experience. This doctor left me crying after being rude and unprofessional. Didn't care to get to know the patient, rather cared if he gets paid. Worst doctor experience I've ever had.
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