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  • UC San Diego Health Psychiatry – La Jolla
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMClosed Today Closed Today
    8950 Villa La Jolla Drive
    Suite C101
    La Jolla, CA 92037
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About Murray B. Stein, MD, MPH

Murray B. Stein, MD, MPH, is a board-certified psychiatrist who treats individuals with anxiety, and trauma and stressor-related disorders, including panic disorder, agoraphobia, social anxiety disorder (social phobia), generalized anxiety disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with or without depression.

He is an expert in diagnosing anxiety disorders and helping patients find the most effective medications for their conditions. He is also familiar with psychological therapies for anxiety disorders and often works in conjunction with cognitive behavioral therapists to optimize care.

As vice chair for clinical research in the Department of Psychiatry, Dr. Stein's research focuses on epidemiology, neurobiology, and the treatment of anxiety and traumatic stress disorders. Some of his recent projects have investigated interventions for treating anxiety disorders at the primary care level, medications for treatment-resistant anxiety disorders, and functional neuroimaging to better understand anxiety and trauma-related disorders. He has studied risk factors for suicide, PTSD and other mental health disorders affecting veterans. He has authored or co-authored more than 600 peer-reviewed scientific articles on these and other topics.

Dr. Stein completed a medical staff fellowship in anxiety and affective disorders at the National Institute of Mental Health in Bethesda, Md. He also completed residency training in psychiatry at the University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine and the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine. He earned his medical degree from the University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine and holds a Master of Public Health from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Stein is board certified in psychiatry.

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UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Medical Degree

  • University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine, Manitoba, Canada

Residency

  • University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine, Manitoba, Canada

Residency

  • University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Ontario, Canada

Fellowship

  • National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD

Master's Degree

  • Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD

Gender

  • Male

Date Joined Staff

  • 1994-07-01

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Psychiatry

Conditions and Treatments

  • Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Agoraphobia
  • Stressor-Related Disorders
  • Panic Disorder
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Depression
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted