Dr. Thomas Jensen, MD

PsychiatryMaleAge 62

Psychiatry

Dr. Thomas Jensen, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in San Diego, CA and has over 36 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles in 1986. His office accepts new patients.

Dr. Thomas Jensen, MD
5755 Oberlin Dr Ste 301 San Diego, CA 92121
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Dr. Jensen has changed our family's life. Our child, who we adopted out of foster care and has serious attachment difficulties, impulse control issues, and Tourette's Syndrome, is now seeing Dr. Jensen for medication management. He has been able to identify a mix of medications that has really improved his mood, his behavior at home, and at school. His reactivity to requests or corrections has really changed. He is able to take feedback in a way that is more calm. He's still a teenager, but we can actually talk to him, and he even will express affection, appreciation and sometimes even admit he was wrong! This is a big deal for all of us. Dr. Jensen is also easy to reach by email or phone and is very responsive and reliable. Probably most importantly, our 14 year-old actually doesn't mind talking to him! Five stars for Dr. Jensen.
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Mom in San Diego – Jun 08, 2021
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I had an excellent experience being treated by Dr. Jensen for panic and anxiety. Prior to seeing him, I had started having panic attacks many times a day, had lost a lot of weight, was unable able to get quality sleep, and felt completely hopeless. At my first appointment, Dr. Jensen’s calming bedside manner, humorous attitude, knowledgable answers to all my questions, and assurances that I would get better gave me my first glimmer of hope. The treatments prescribed by him were effective and worked how he said they would. He was exceptionally good at setting my expectations when starting a new medication so a side effect never caught me by surprise. He always responded very quickly to emailed questions with helpful answers, which made me feel cared for in between appointments. Dr. Jensen’s care in conjunction with therapy helped me get my life back. I’m now no longer on any medications. I cannot recommend Dr. Jensen highly enough to anyone suffering from anxiety or panic.
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  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Kevin – Oct 28, 2020
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Dr. Jensen is incredibly attentive, understanding, and professional. I highly recommend Dr. Jensen to anyone looking for a psychiatrist that will help them attain the healthy, balanced, and productive life that they've been looking for. His support and treatment helped me immediately.
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  • Appointment scheduling
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Oct 18, 2020
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Dr. Jensen has been treating my son and daughter for several years. His clinical knowledge, care and attention to his patients needs is unsurpassed. I am continually impressed on how he provides new insight and modifications to treatment that is often add tremendous changes in their well being. He does all of the this with a very down-to- earth approach. He is also very responsive to email, phone calls. I highly recommend Dr. Jensen.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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DC- San Diego – Sep 16, 2020
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There are not enough words in the world to adequately express how wonderful this man is! I suffered for at least 12 years with undiagnosed bipolar disorder. I went to multiple doctors during that time and only Dr. Jensen was able to help me. Had I found him sooner, I believe I would have made very different choices in my life and it would have saved me years of unnecessary torment and hell. I'm now properly medicated and getting my life back on track. Thank you Dr. Jensen for saving me!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Nicole in Carlsbad, California – Feb 18, 2016
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Care Philosophy

I provide personalized service. I schedule my own patients and generally take my own call. I have no employees therefore I require payment at the time...Read more

Biography

I graduated from UCLA medical school, did my internship at UCSD, my adult psychiatry residency at UCSD and my Child Fellowship.  I practiced in Maine...Read more

Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Behavioral Neurological Psychiatry
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Pediatric Psychiatry
  • Social Psychiatry
  • Telepsychiatry
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Board Certifications

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Education

1991
Stanford University
Fellowship Hospital
1990
University Of California San Diego
Fellowship Hospital
1989
University Of California San Diego
Residency Hospital
1987
University of California, San Diego
Internship Hospital
1986
David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
Medical School
1982
University of San Diego
Undergraduate School
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What are Dr. Thomas Jensen, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Jensen frequently treats Psychiatric Evaluation - Child and Adolescent, Dementia or Depression Screening, and Psychiatric Evaluation. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Jensen treats.

Where is Dr. Thomas Jensen, MD's office located?

Dr. Jensen's office is located at 5755 Oberlin Dr Ste 301, San Diego, CA 92121. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Jensen's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Psychiatric Evaluation - Child and Adolescent
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Dr. Jensen performs Psychiatric Evaluation - Child and Adolescent more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Jensen performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Dementia or Depression Screening
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Dr. Jensen performs Dementia or Depression Screening more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Jensen performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Psychiatric Evaluation
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jensen performs Psychiatric Evaluation more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Jensen performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Jensen's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Evaluation - Child and Adolescent
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder

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(619) 225-2220

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5755 Oberlin Dr Ste 301 San Diego, CA 92121
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