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About Dr. Carl Taswell

Dr. Carl Taswell, MD is a Doctor primarily located in San Diego, CA, with another office in Evanston, WY. He has 33 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry and Nuclear Medicine. He speaks English.

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Primary Address

Uc San Diego Medical Center

200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92103
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Wyoming State Hospital

831 State Highway 150 S
Evanston, WY 82930
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Specialties

Dr. Carl Taswell has the following 2 specialties

  • 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.

  • Nuclear Medicine

    Nuclear medicine specialists are doctors who have extensive training in the use of nuclear substances, like radiation, to diagnose and treat certain illnesses.
    These specialists perform diagnostic tests in which a small amount of a radioactive substance is injected into a vein, inhaled or taken orally by the patient. The radioactive substance then enables the nuclear medicine specialist to use a scanner to detect the radiation level in the part of the body being examined in order to create an image of it with a computer. The images tell the physician whether there are abnormal changes in metabolism which indicate whether a disease or injury is present. These tests are often used to detect cancer.
    In addition to detecting cancer, substances like radioactive iodine can be either injected into the blood stream or taken orally to fight cancer and other diseases. After being ingested, the substance is absorbed by the thyroid gland and abnormal thyroid tissues are destroyed.

Board Certifications

Dr. Carl Taswell is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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  • Education

    33 Years Experience

  • New York University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1985

  • Mayo Clinic And Medical School

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Carl Taswell accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
    • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
    • Blue Cross CA Pathway X PPO
    • Blue Cross CA Select HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
    • Health Net CA HMO Whole Care Network
    • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
    • Health Net CA PPO
  • Molina Healthcare
    • Molina Mrktplace CA
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • UHC West
    • UHC SignatureValue Flex3
    • UHC West SignatureValue Alliance
    • UHC West SignatureValue HMO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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