Patient Reviews

Reviews reflect patients' level of satisfaction with the care they received from this provider. Dr. Orlando Cartaya xhas an overall rating of 4.6.

Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Orlando Cartaya has the following 16 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 1 board certification.

Psychiatry

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.

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Expertise

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Board Certification

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Locations & Directions

Cartaya Marusak & Marusak MDs

2444 Wilshire Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90403

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