AboutDr. David Gudeman, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Santa Barbara, CA, with another office in Simi Valley, CA. He has 28 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Gudeman is affiliated with Simi Valley Hospital, Simi Valley Hosp And Health Ca, Simi Valley, Ca and Simi Valley Hospital and Health Care Svs. He speaks English.
Dr. David Gudeman has the following 2 specialties
A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.
A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.
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Patients' Choice Award
(2008, 2009, 2010, 2016)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition
- Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Bipolar Disorder
- Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
- Clinical Depression
- Depressive Disorder
- Manic Depressive Disorder
- Mental Illness
- Mood Disorders
- Personality Disorder
- Sleep Disorders
Dr. Gudeman is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Simi Valley Hospital
2975 Sycamore Dr
Simi Valley, CA 93065
- Simi Valley Hosp And Health Ca, Simi Valley, Ca
- Simi Valley Hospital and Health Care Svs
- Simi Valley Hospital and
28 Years Experience
University Of California Los Angeles David Geffen School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1989
Ucla Medical Center