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Dr. Saleem Ishaque, MD is a Doctor primarily located in San Diego, CA, with other offices in El Cajon, CA and National City, CA (and 3 other locations). He has 39 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry. Dr. Ishaque is affiliated with Sharp Memorial Hospital and Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital. He speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Saleem Ishaque has the following 7 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 1 board certification.


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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Locations & Directions

550 Washington St
San Diego, CA 92103

161 E Main St
El Cajon, CA 92020

1908 Sweetwater Rd
National City, CA 91950

225 W Madison Ave
El Cajon, CA 92020

450 4th Ave
Chula Vista, CA 91910

5577 University Ave
San Diego, CA 92105

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