Practice Locations

  • 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
    US
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About Jon Stiffler, MD

David Stiffler, MD, is a board-certified psychiatrist who treats people with substance use disorders, trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), mood disorders, anxiety and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

His experience includes working with veterans and military family members in an outpatient setting.

Dr. Stiffler provides medical oversight for UC San Diego Health's Intensive Outpatient Program, where people with a substance use disorder and another mental health condition, such as ADHD, PTSD, or a mood or anxiety disorder receive comprehensive care in an outpatient setting.

Previously, he was a clinical assistant professor of psychiatry at New York University School of Medicine.

Dr. Stiffler's research interests include substance use disorders and PTSD.

He completed fellowship training in addiction psychiatry at New York University School of Medicine, where he also completed his residency and served as chief resident. Dr. Stiffler earned his medical degree from Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. While there he received the Department of Psychiatry Award for Excellence in Psychiatric Research.

He is a member of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry and serves as associate editor of their newsletter. He is also a member of the American Psychiatric Association.

In his free time, Dr. Stiffler enjoys the outdoors and playing golf.

UC San Diego Health Links
For more information, see Psychiatry, Addiction Recovery and Treatment Services and Intensive Outpatient Program.

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.
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Medical Degree

  • Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine, Hershey, PA

Residency

  • New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY

Fellowship

  • New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY

Gender

  • Male

Date Joined Staff

  • 2019-09-25

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry

Conditions and Treatments

  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Trauma
  • Mood Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Mental Health for Veterans and Military
  • Addiction
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