Dr. Thomas Ciesla, MD

Dr. Thomas Ciesla, MD

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Psychiatry  |  
Male  |  
82 y/o
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Dr. Thomas Ciesla, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Santa Monica, CA and has been practicing for 50 years. He graduated from University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine in 1961 and specializes in psychiatry.

Thomas K Ciesla MD Inc

1301 20th St Ste 212

Santa Monica, CA 90404
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Accepted insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • PacifiCare Health Systems
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
very high
more than 95% of peers
ADHD and-or ADD
normal
more than 59% of peers

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Specialties

  • Psychiatry
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Board Certifications

  • Addiction Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

3

Procedures

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

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.

Education

  • University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1961
  • University Of California
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1962
  • Southern California Psychoanalytic Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1968

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ciesla has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ciesla's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ciesla to family and friends
3.7
based on 12 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Ciesla's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

He has wisdom beyond his years. He is thorough and takes the whole body approach, as I call it. If you have psych problems and other health problems, he is going to weigh you and take your blood pressure. He will also give you common sense advice. He refills prescriptions in the building...more
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Called to set up an appointment and was interrupted mid sentence by Dr. Ciesla and told, Forget it, I can't help you.
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