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About Dr. David J Paster

Dr. David J Paster, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Encino, CA. He has 48 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry and Neurology. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

1 Rating with 1 Comment

The overall average patient rating of Dr. David J Paster is Excellent. Dr. David J Paster has been rated by 1 patients. From those 1 patients 1 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. David J Paster is 5.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

David Joseph Paster Md

16311 Ventura Blvd Ste 1288
Encino, CA 91436
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Specialties

Dr. David J Paster 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.

  • Neurology

    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.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. David J Paster has the following 15 expertise

  • Personality Disorder
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Mental Illness
  • Depression
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Clinical Depression
  • Mood Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Schizophrenia

Dr. David J Paster has 0 board certified specialties

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Five Stars

Dr. Paster helped me in 1978 at St. John's Mental Health hospital for 2 months. I am alive today because of his care, support and believing in me, when I did not believe in myself. I attempted suicide then, but now live a blessed life, having married and given birth to a wonderful son. My son is now 31, a patent attorney and very grateful for the help from Dr. Paster. We called him "no buts" Paster becasue we would start to say "yeah, but...." and he said, "No buts". I've used that for years. His daughter Michelle, had just been born.

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  • Education

    48 Years Experience

  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1970

  • Lac Usc Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

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Locations & Directions

David Joseph Paster Md, 16311 Ventura Blvd Ste 1288, Encino, CA
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