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About Dr. Barbara Sommer

Dr. Barbara Sommer, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Palo Alto, CA, with other offices in Palo Alto, CA and Palo Alto, CA . She has 34 years of experience. Her specialties include Psychiatry. Dr. Sommer is affiliated with El Camino Hospital, Stanford Hospital and Clinics and Community Hospital of Los Gatos. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

6 Ratings

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Barbara Sommer is Good. Dr. Barbara Sommer has been rated by 6 patients. From those 6 patients 0 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Barbara Sommer is 3.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

401 Quarry Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94304
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550 Hamilton Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301
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451 Sherman Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94306
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Specialties

Dr. Barbara Sommer has the following 1 specialty

  • 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.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Barbara Sommer has the following 10 expertise

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Insomnia
  • Psychiatry
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep Disorders

Dr. Barbara Sommer has 2 board certified specialties

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Board Certifications

Dr. Barbara Sommer is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Sommer is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • El Camino Hospital
  • Stanford Hospital and Clinics
  • Community Hospital of Los Gatos
  • Stanford University Hospital
  • Education

    34 Years Experience

  • New York Medical College

    Graduated in 1979

  • Accepted Insurance

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