BlueCross BlueShield Psychiatrists in San Francisco, CA

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Photo of Wai Meng Soo, Psychiatrist in San Francisco, CA
Wai Meng Soo
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Wai Meng Soo, M.D. is a board certified adult psychiatrist. Having lived in the Philippines, Malaysia, and Francophone Canada, prior to settling in the United States, he is familiar with various cultures and attuned to the immigrant experience. He obtained his medical degree from McGill University, in Montreal (a highly eclectic, multicultural, and multilingual city) and went on to pursue a residency at the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, MN. During his training, he saw patients from all walks of life, including the indigent and homeless, recent refugees, working-class individuals, university students, and those with professional backgrounds.
(844) 285-0003 
San Francisco, CA 94123
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Emily Barker
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified
I have a diverse background as a Registered Nurse working in a variety of environments including San Diego’s busiest Emergency Departments as well as the acute inpatient psychiatric setting.
(415) 862-3798 
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San Francisco, CA 94104
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Britney Shipman
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PHMNP, MSN, RN
Verified
Are you struggling to balance your physical and mental health? Are things becoming unmanageable? Is your time limited? Then welcome to WellPsyche! WellPsyche Medical Group provides experts in the field of Adult and Child/Adolescent Psychiatry. Our practice offers the latest in psychiatry including Telemedicine! Now you can visit with your psychiatrist from the privacy and convenience of your home or work. Our providers take a Conservative and Effective approach to medication management and can help you balance your life.
(415) 481-3499 
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San Francisco, CA 94105
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Benjamin Elswick
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Dr. Elswick is a Board Certified Adult Psychiatrist who emphasizes personality structure assays, functional biographical analysis, and relational behavior pat­terns, to tailor an individual treatment plan for medications and psychotherapy. He enjoys helping patients find their way through existential, spiritual, relational, and career problems. He specializes in treating adult ADHD and in reducing the burden of medications wherever possible. Dr. Elswick works closely with our psychologists, so he can provide a collaborative treatment plan to patients.
(628) 265-8639 x1 
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San Francisco, CA 94102
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Photo of Jacob Moulds, Psychiatrist in San Francisco, CA
Jacob Moulds
Psychiatrist, DO
Verified
Jacob Moulds, D.O. completed his undergraduate education obtaining a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry. Dr. Moulds then moved to Mississippi where he attended William Carey University for a master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences, it was during this program that he became fascinated with the practice of medicine. Dr. Moulds attended William Carey University for medical school, graduating in 2016.
(415) 675-1865 
San Francisco, CA 94123
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Assal Parsa
Physician Assistant, PA-C
Verified
Pacific Mind Health approaches mental health using a variety of evidence-based treatments including medication, psychotherapy, telemedicine, and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS). We are excited to offer Theta Burst Stimulation (TBS) - a revolutionary 3-minute procedure with equal or better efficacy to standard 40+ minute TMS protocols. We provide a thorough diagnostic evaluation to create a personalized treatment plan that will help guide you towards wellness. Please use this link for a free informational TMS session https://www.pacificmindhealth.com/tmsinfo.html
(949) 998-4690 
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San Francisco, CA 94104
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Ravi Hariprasad
Psychiatrist, MD, MPH, FAPA
Verified
I am a Harvard (MGH) trained psychiatrist, an engineer and a serial entrepreneur. As an integrative physician, I am ambidextrous in performing as a psychopharmacologist, an Ayurvedic healer, a therapist, and a mindful life coach. Together we collaborate closely to identify and remove obstacles to wellness, to reduce suffering, and to gain a personal understanding of the complex relationship between mental and physical health. Your personal preferences and strengths guide our approach. Quite simply, I approach problem solving and treatment planning differently.
(415) 360-0856 
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San Francisco, CA 94102
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John Mendelson
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Dr. John Mendelson is a Board Certified Internist with over 30 years of research and practice in the field of addiction treatment. In addition to being Ria Health’s Founder and Chief Medical Officer, he currently serves as Clinical Professor of Medicine at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), and maintains a private practice of his own.
(415) 843-2685 
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San Francisco, CA 94102
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Mindful Health Solutions - Richard Bermudes, MD
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
I have treated patients with advanced depression and mental health issues for over 20 years. I have been dedicated to helping those with treatment-resistant depression, where depression meds may not have provided relief. I've been an advocate and educator for Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) and have witnessed great results with this innovative treatment.
(415) 908-1723 
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San Francisco, CA 94108
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Photo of Graham Johnson, Psychiatrist in San Francisco, CA
Graham Johnson
Psychiatrist, DO
Verified
Graham Johnson, D.O. is a board certified adult psychiatrist. He attended medical school at Ohio University where he was awarded the Student and Resident Experiences and Rotations in Community Health Scholarship where he worked in federally underserved areas. He then completed his residency in adult psychiatry at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center in San Bernardino County.
(844) 334-2415 
San Francisco, CA 94123
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Paul R Linde
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
I am a board-certified psychiatrist with over 25 years in emergency psychiatric care. I have international clinical and teaching experience, a published author and researcher, and have been a professor at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) for several decades. I am currently a clinical supervisor for Ria’s medical and coaching teams specializing in Alcohol Counseling Online.
(415) 891-6278 
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San Francisco, CA 94102
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Photo of Igor Weisz, Psychiatrist in San Francisco, CA
Igor Weisz
Psychiatrist
Verified
Dr. Weisz is an experienced, Board Certified Psychiatrist who is distinguished by his gentle and caring manner. Dr. Weisz specializes in treating Anxiety, Depression, Panic Attacks, and Bipolar Disorder.
(628) 244-8941 
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San Francisco, CA 94118
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Melinda Tyler
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Dr. Tyler understands that a treatment plan will only be successful if time is taken to understand each individual patient’s wants and needs. She will listen to her patients and involve each patient in the decision-making process of establishing their care.
(415) 304-8907 
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San Francisco, CA 94118
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Mindful Health Solutions - Nathaniel Barusch, MD
Psychiatrist, MD, MSc
Verified
I specialize in treating patients with anxiety or Major Depressive Disorder (MDD). I believe mental health is a vital aspect of any individual's well-being, and I work to have every patient with depression be as symptom-free as possible and enjoy life to the fullest. I find Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) to be an essential treatment modality as it allows me to work with my patients and tailor individual treatment modalities specific to their symptoms, and relieve their suffering from depression or another psychological disorder. I believe that TMS can be an instrument as an alternative or additive to medications.
(415) 908-1726 
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San Francisco, CA 94108
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Mindful Health Solutions - Hadia Shafi
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
I am a Board-Certified Adult Psychiatrist with a second Board Certification in Geriatric Psychiatry, focused on treating Mood disorders, depression, Anxiety disorders, late-life depression and anxiety, cognitive changes, and ADHD.
(628) 232-9015 
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San Francisco, CA 94108
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Samantha Williams
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
I enjoy practicing psychiatry from a holistic perspective, considering how biology, core beliefs, relationships and environment may be informing your current experience. I’m passionate about helping clients to feel empowered to create balance, stability, joy and connection in their lives using a combination of pharmacotherapy, psychotherapy and teaching. Initially, I’ll focus on creating a safe space and deeply listening to your story, and once we have gained insight into the factors impacting your experience, together we will come up with a dynamic treatment strategy that aligns with your priorities.
(415) 763-6086 
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San Francisco, CA 94118
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Mindful Health Solutions - Ferhad Ahmad, MD
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
I specialize in treating patients with anxiety or Major Depressive Disorder (MDD). I believe mental health is a vital aspect of any individual's well-being, and I work to have every patient with depression be as symptom-free as possible and enjoy life to the fullest. I find Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) to be an important treatment modality as it allows me to work with my patients and tailor individual treatment modalities specific to their symptoms, and relieve their suffering from depression or another psychological disorder. I believe that TMS can be an instrument as alternative or additive to medications.
(844) 557-0695 
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San Francisco, CA 94108
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Mindful Health Solutions - Arjun Gokhale
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified
I am a Board-Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner who is experienced in treating depression, anxiety, ADHD, and other psychiatric disorders. Along with psychopharmacology and psychotherapy, I am interested in evidence-based interventions such as Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS).
(628) 200-3823 
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San Francisco, CA 94108
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Photo of Thomas Letourneau, Psychiatrist in San Francisco, CA
Thomas Letourneau
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Dr. Thomas G Letourneau, MD, brings kindness and clinical expertise to the treatment of a wide variety of conditions, including depression, anxiety, panic, bipolar disorders, relationship problems, and life transitions. He believes truly caring about his patients and showing them kindness and compassion is the first step in healing. He is an experienced psychopharmacologist who specializes in medication management. He stays on the cutting edge of the most current research and treatment methodologies in order to manage various psychiatric conditions in the most effective way possible.
(628) 212-6840 
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San Francisco, CA 94118
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Sara Hansen
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
I am a board certified psychiatrist who deeply cares about helping people their best lives. I treat adults with a wide variety of mental health conditions and work with individuals formulating the right plan for them. I am passionate about developing strong relationships since I believe this is the cornerstone to effective treatment.
(415) 707-7835 
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San Francisco, CA 94118
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BlueCross BlueShield Psychiatrists
BlueCross BlueShield insurance provides coverage for behavioral health services in San Francisco. BCBS HMO-style plans cover in-network providers while PPO plans provide a benefit that can be applied to either in-network or out-of-network providers. Blue Cross Blue Shield may not require a referral from your primary care practitioner for covered behavioral health services.

Some BCBS Psychiatrists in San Francisco only have room for a few insurance slots in their schedule, so it's important to confirm in-network availability when you book your first appointment.

Blue Cross Blue Shield companies are independently owned and community-based healthcare insurers. BCBS is the largest health insurer in the US, covering 110 million members in 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico. Nationwide, more than 1.7 million health care providers contract with Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies.

Here’s a link to more information on how insurance works to cover behavioral health benefits.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in San Francisco is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

San Francisco Psychiatrists differ from other mental health professionals in that they may prescribe medication as well as practice psychotherapy in treatment. Sometimes, Psychiatrists form part of a clinical team in which they will diagnose and prescribe, while psychologists or therapists provide the client's psychotherapy.

As part of a clinical assessment, Psychiatrists may conduct physical examinations, take blood tests, and order and interpret lab tests and brain image scans, such as CT scans, CAT Scans, and MRIs.

The field of psychiatry in San Francisco has many sub-specialties, including pediatric psychiatry. Those who work with the elderly are called geriatric psychiatrists.

Other related sub-specialties include cognition psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, psychosomatic, forensic, reproductive medicine specialties, psychopharmacology , psychiatric genetics, neuroimaging, and clinical neurophysiology.

Psychiatric nurse practitioners in San Francisco, or mental health nurse practitioners, generally have an MS degree in nursing (MSN) and a number of years of training to become certified. Psychiatric nurse practitioners are able to assess and diagnose mental health conditions and prescribe medication. San Francisco Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.