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About Dr. Donald Dougherty

Dr. Donald Dougherty, MD is a Doctor primarily located in San Diego, CA. He has 57 years of experience. His specialties include Addiction Medicine and Psychiatry. Dr. Dougherty is affiliated with Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Sharp Vista Pacifica. He speaks English.

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Primary Address

7850 Vista Hill Ave
San Diego, CA 92123
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Specialties

Dr. Donald Dougherty has the following 2 specialties

  • Addiction Medicine

    An addiction medicine specialist is a doctor who treats patients with addictions to substances like drugs and alcohol or, in some cases, behaviors like gambling. Many of these specialists also treat the diseases that stem from these addictions.
    These physicians are specially trained to prevent and treat the disease of addiction via psychiatric means, or other fields of medicine like family or internal medicine.

  • 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. Donald Dougherty has the following 7 expertise

  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep Disorders

Dr. Donald Dougherty has 0 board certified specialties

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  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital
  • Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
  • Sharp Vista Pacifica
  • Education

    57 Years Experience

  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

    Graduated in 1956

  • Accepted Insurance

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Locations & Directions

7850 Vista Hill Ave, San Diego, CA
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