Profile

Dr. Murat Z Akalin, MD

Psychiatry
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546 (3 other locations)
Is this you? Claim your profile

About Dr. Murat Z Akalin MD

Dr. Murat Z Akalin, MD is a doctor primarily located in Mammoth Lakes, CA, with other offices in Mammoth Lakes, CA and San Luis Obispo, CA(and 2 other locations). They have 20 years of experience. Their

Dr. Akalin has received the following award:

Locations

Dr. Murat Z Akalin has 4 locations

Mammoth Hospital PO Box 660 Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
Sierra Park Family Medicine 85 Sierra Park Rd Bld B Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
Amy Kathryn Elmore Strachan Md 895 Aerovista Pl Ste 106 San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Mammoth Hospital 85 Sierra Park Rd Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

Specialties

Dr. Murat Z Akalin has the following 1 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.

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Murat Z Akalin has the following 12 expertise

  • Depressive Disorder
  • Check-up
  • Contraception
  • Depression
  • Weight Loss
  • Family Planning
  • Insomnia
  • Schizophrenia
  • Influenza
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Immunization
  • Sleep Disorders

Awards

1 Award

  • Patients' Choice Award (2014)

    Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

Education

20 Years Experience

HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL

Graduated in 2001

Dr. Murat Z Akalin Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Shield California
    • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO

More about Dr. Murat Z Akalin

Murat Akalin,MD,MPH, earned his undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University, his Masters in Public Health from Columbia University, and his medical degree from Harvard Medical School. Dr. Akalin has an MD in psychiatry and family medicine. A family doctor, with special training in psychiatry, Dr. Akalin will be in the clinic providing psychiatric care two days per week and family medicine two days per week. He will also be taking call and doing inpatient care along with the other family doctors. Dr. Akalin enjoys working with patients with substance abuse problems, chronic mental illness, and symptoms of anxiety and depression. Although Dr. Akalin is not a child psychiatrist, he has experience working with children. Dr. Akalin is also comfortable working in Spanish.

Similar Doctors

Dr. Murat Z Akalin is similar to the following 2 Doctors near Mammoth Lakes, CA