Dr. Sherif El-Asyouty, MD

Dr. Sherif El-Asyouty, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Sherif El-Asyouty, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Santa Barbara, CA. He specializes in psychiatry and addiction psychiatry.

3 W Carrillo St Ste 217

Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Contact Information

(805) 884-4989

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Magellan Health Services
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
more than 52% of peers
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
more than 44% of peers
Major Depressive Disorder
more than 24% of peers

Dr. El-Asyouty's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

12  Conditions Treated

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 data for Dr. El-Asyouty is unavailable at this time.

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. El-Asyouty has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. El-Asyouty's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. El-Asyouty to family and friends
17 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

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Dr. El-Asyouty's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Dr. El-Asyouty is a gifted practitioner. He is very thorough, taking as much time for our appointment as needed - never makes me feel he is in a hurry - and is cautious about prescribing medication. He's intuitive and caring, and yet very straight forward. In the three years I have been seeing...more
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Very disappointed. Arrogant, argumentative, and defensive. From a mental health care provider?
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Dr. El-Asyouty does not over medicate, spends lots of time talking with me and has pretty much saved my life. He knows me very well and I trust he knows what's best for me (although I don't always listen). I have a good quality of life now because of this doctor. He is compassionate, empathetic and...more
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Kept me on the wrong meds over 10 yrs at very high levels the insurance didn't cover. More when it isn't working? So add more things. He ignored all of my resulting serious health issues and fought me to reduce meds, which I did over 3 yrs based on test results that he ignored. I'm no better or...more
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I have been seeing this doctor for 13 years now. Sometimes I have had to wait in his waiting room for long periods of time; but he is worth waiting for. Over the years, we have built a high level of trust in our doctor-patient relationship. I trust his judgement and would continue seeing him if he...more
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