We found 17 providers with an interest in mood disorders and who accept Medicare near San Carlos, CA.

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Dr. Wendy Michelle Froehlich-Santino, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Psychiatry
401 Quarry Road
Stanford, CA
 

Dr. Wendy Froehlich-Santino specializes in pediatric psychiatry. Dr. Froehlich-Santino honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. After completing medical school at Stanford University School of Medicine, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Brown University. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Froehlich-Santino is closed to new patients at this time.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Depression, Psychopharmacology, Asperger's Syndrome, Attention Deficit Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, ... (Read more)

Dr. Uyen-Khanh Quang-Dang, MS, MD
Specializes in Psychiatry
795 El Camino Real; Jamplis Building, Level 1
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Uyen-Khanh Quang-Dang's medical specialty is psychiatry. Her education and training includes medical school at New York Medical College and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Quang-Dang honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is conversant in Vietnamese. Dr. Quang-Dang's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group, and Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. She is not currently accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Suicide, Psychopharmacology, Brain Problems, Alzheimer's Disease, Anxiety Disorders, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mercedes K Kwiatkowski, MD
Specializes in Social Work, Pediatric Psychiatry
795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Mercedes Kwiatkowski is a Palo Alto, CA physician who specializes in pediatric psychiatry and social work. Dr. Kwiatkowski is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare insurance. She attended Georgetown University School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Kwiatkowski is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Behavioral Disorders, Psychopharmacology, Medication Management, Attention Deficit ... (Read more)

Dr. Ellen M Schneider, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
795 El Camino Real; Jamplis Building, Level 1
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Ellen Schneider is a physician who specializes in family medicine. In her practice, Dr. Schneider focuses on primary care. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She attended the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center. Her patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Schneider honors. Dr. Schneider is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Adolescent Issues, Men's Health Issues, Primary Care, Contraception, Migraine, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Sandra L Beretta, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
136 N San Mateo Drive; Suite 101
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Sandra Beretta practices general obstetrics & gynecology in San Mateo, CA. In her practice, she is particularly interested in women's health issues. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Beretta accepts. She attended the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Beretta (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Italian. Dr. Beretta is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Medical Group (MPMG), and Mills-Peninsula Physician Network. She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , postpartum depression

All Interests: Colposcopy, Adolescent Gynecology, Laparoscopic Myomectomy, Incontinence, Hysteroscopy, Cervical ... (Read more)

Dr. Nicole Jennifer Hong, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Nicole Hong practices general obstetrics & gynecology. In her practice, Dr. Hong focuses on women's health issues. Her professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Menlo Park Surgical Hospital (MPSH), and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. She studied medicine at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Georgetown University School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Hong completed a residency program at Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center. Dr. Hong's average rating from her patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. She takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. Dr. Hong is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , postpartum depression

All Interests: Colposcopy, Adolescent Gynecology, Intrauterine Device Insertion, Incontinence, Hysteroscopy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Christine Clara Picco, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
301 Industrial Road; Level 4
San Carlos, CA
 

Dr. Christine Picco works as a general OB/GYN. Clinical interests for Dr. Picco include women's health issues. Her professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. She is open to new patients. Dr. Picco attended medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. Her residency was performed at Stanford University Medical Center. She speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , postpartum depression

All Interests: Colposcopy, Adolescent Gynecology, Amenorrhea, Mirena, Paragard, Intrauterine Device Insertion, ... (Read more)

Dr. Anjali K Rao, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
301 Industrial Road; Level 4
San Carlos, CA
 

Dr. Anjali Rao practices general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Rao has indicated that her clinical interests include vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), sexual dysfunction, and pregnancy. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Rao's office for an appointment. Before performing her residency at Stanford University Medical Center, Dr. Rao attended New York Medical College for medical school.

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Relevant Interests: , postpartum depression

All Interests: Colposcopy, Adolescent Gynecology, Intrauterine Device Insertion, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jessica Davidson, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Jessica Davidson specializes in general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). She attended Stanford University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center for residency. Dr. Davidson's clinical interests include elder care. She is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Davidson (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and French. Dr. Davidson's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Alzheimer's Disease, Elder Care, Chronic Illness, Hospice

Dr. Albert H Lam, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Albert Lam specializes in general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care) and practices in Palo Alto, CA. His areas of expertise include hospice (end-of-life care), depression, and parkinson's disease. Dr. Lam honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. After attending the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Lam is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease, Syncope, Parkinson's Disease, Elder Care, Hospice, ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
136 N. San Mateo; Suite 101
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Michelle Tsai specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology and practices in San Mateo, CA. She has a special interest in women's health issues. Dr. Tsai honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans. She attended medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. She trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Hawaii at Manoa for her residency. She speaks Mandarin. Dr. Tsai's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Medical Group (MPMG), and Mills-Peninsula Physician Network. Dr. Tsai's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , postpartum depression

All Interests: Colposcopy, Adolescent Gynecology, Amenorrhea, Mirena, Paragard, Intrauterine Device Insertion, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Psychology
222 W 39th Avenue
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Daniele Levy practices psychology. These areas are among her clinical interests: behavioral medicine, hoarding, and coping skills. She is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Levy (or staff) speaks Spanish and Portuguese. Dr. Levy is affiliated with San Mateo Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, dysthymia (mild depression)

All Interests: Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Hoarding, Adjustment Disorders, Coping Skills, Dysthymia, Obesity, ... (Read more)

Dr. Elke Jahn, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
800 Menlo Avenue; Suite 120
Menlo Park, CA
 

Dr. Elke Jahn is a psychologist in Menlo Park, CA. These areas are among her clinical interests: substance abuse, depression, and stress management. Dr. Jahn is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. She speaks German. She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Substance Abuse, Stress Management, Anxiety, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Individual ... (Read more)

Dr. Amy Hsu, MD
Specializes in Geriatrics
795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Amy Hsu works as a geriatrician. Dr. Hsu's clinical interests encompass elder care. She is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. She graduated from Brown University, Alpert Medical School. Dr. Hsu trained at Yale-New Haven Hospital for her residency. She is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group, and San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC).

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Elder Care, Chronic Illness, Hospice, Alzheimer's Disease

Specializes in Psychology
215 N San Mateo Drive; Suite 9
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Steven Tulkin's area of specialization is psychology. His areas of expertise include behavioral medicine, depression, and behavior therapy. Dr. Tulkin takes Self-Pay/Uninsured and Medicare insurance. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Behavior Therapy, Psychopharmacology, Gestalt Therapy, Humanistic ... (Read more)

Dr. Elisabeth Megan Goodwin, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology, Counseling
727 Industrial Road; Suite 104
San Carlos, CA
 

Dr. Elisabeth Goodwin practices psychology and counseling in San Carlos, CA. Her clinical interests include infidelity issues, phobias, and diagnostic evaluation. She honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare insurance.

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Relevant Interests: , mood disorders, postpartum depression

All Interests: Infidelity Issues, Phobias, Diagnostic Evaluation, Separation, Men's Health Issues, Mindfulness, ... (Read more)

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What are Mood Disorders?

Mood disorders are mental illnesses that primarily impact a person’s feelings, or mood. A person with a mood disorder might have primarily negative or primarily positive feelings, or maybe very few feelings at all. They might cycle back and forth from feeling unusually down to feeling on top of the world. Mood disorders are challenging to live with and frequently misunderstood, but they are also treatable. The two main mood disorders are depression and bipolar disorder.

In depression, people feel unusually sad, empty, hopeless, or unhappy. They may have low self-esteem, a lack of energy, and little interest in the world around them. They may have trouble sleeping and eating regularly. Everyone feels blue now and then, but depression is different. It is much more intense than a typical down day. It lasts much longer, and it interferes with people’s ability to do the things they normally do. At its worst, depression can even lead to thoughts of suicide.

Bipolar disorder sometimes feels like depression. But a person with bipolar disorder cycles through periods of depressed mood and elevated mood, or mania. Mania is like the opposite of depression. Manic people might feel invincible and unusually happy. They might talk or move quickly and not need very much sleep. They might spend too much, eat too much, gamble, or engage in risky and impulsive behavior. In severe cases, they may even hear voices or hallucinate. There is a subset of bipolar disorder called bipolar II, with typical depression symptoms but a milder form of mania, called hypomania. Hypomania includes many of the feelings of full mania but fewer of the risky and dangerous behaviors. Approximately six million Americans suffer from bipolar disorder. It tends to run in families, but the exact cause is still not well known.

There are several effective treatments available for mood disorders, including medications and talk therapy. Not every treatment will work for every person, so it sometimes takes time to find the right fit. A good mental health professional can help.
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