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About Aaron Meyer, MD
Aaron Meyer, MD, is a psychiatrist who specializes in caring for people with severe or acute mental illness and behavioral health conditions. This includes caring for individuals who experience significant and distressing symptoms of a mental illness that require immediate treatment.
Dr. Meyer's focus is on helping people who are hospitalized or in the emergency department for a mental or behavioral health condition. He emphasizes a compassionate and personalized approach and is dedicated to caring for all people, particularly the underserved and vulnerable.
He has experience caring for the homeless and incarcerated and has an interest in social justice and its intersection with medicine and human health. He has led discussion groups with UC San Diego School of Medicine students on human connection, compassionate healing and service.
Dr. Meyer completed residency training in psychiatry at UC San Diego School of Medicine, where he served as chief resident. He earned his medical degree from St. Louis University School of Medicine and was awarded the Rodney Coe Distinction in Community Service.
He is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the Association of Medicine and Psychiatry, the American Psychiatric Association, and the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
Outside of work, Dr. Meyer enjoys reading, brunch, traveling and spending time with family.
UC San Diego Health Links
For more information, see Behavioral and Mental Health.
- Saint Louis University, School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
- UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA
Date Joined Staff
- American Board of Family Medicine
Conditions and Treatments
- Severe Mental Illness
- Mental Health