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Dr. Harvey Caplan Is this you?

About Dr. Harvey Caplan

Dr. Harvey Caplan, MD is a Doctor primarily located in San Francisco, CA. He has 48 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

4 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Harvey Caplan is Excellent. Dr. Harvey Caplan has been rated by 4 patients. From those 4 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Harvey Caplan is 5.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

1968 Green St
San Francisco, CA 94123
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Dr. Harvey Caplan 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. Harvey Caplan 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


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Former patient

I saw Dr. Caplan over a year and a half, while I lived in S.F. He was the nicest, wisest, most gentle soul I ever met in that city, and just today, when I found out that he'd died, as I haven't spoken with him since early 2012, I realized that I should've called him earlier, and didn't realize that he would pass so soon after I left S.F. My promise is to one day visit his grave, and put beautiful flowers there, in his honor. He's the best man/father-figure, that I've ever had in my life. We all miss you so deeply, Dr. Caplan, and hope that your family is doing well too. We love you still, and hope to meet you as well, in that supposed Heaven, so we can speak again, and learn more from your angelic wisdom. With deepest love, and best hopes for Dr. Caplan's family... Mr. J. McKeever

Full Review Rating Breakdown

My colleague was a wonderful person and physician. Dr. Caplan will be missed by many friends, colleagues and patients.

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Dr. Caplan is one of the most wonderful doctors I've ever encountered. He is not on the take, but really wants to help people. I highly recommend him.

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Five Stars
  • Education

    48 Years Experience

  • Columbia University

    Graduated in 1965

  • Accepted Insurance

    Please contact the office for more information.

Locations & Directions

1968 Green St, San Francisco, CA
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