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Dr. Tara Pundiak Toohey, MD

Dr. Tara Pundiak Toohey, MD

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    Overview

    Tara Pundiak Toohey, MD, is a board-certified psychiatrist who treats general mental disorders in adults such as depression, anxiety, as well as psychotic disorders. Additionally, she provides emergency psychiatric treatment for individuals with serious mental health challenges in the emergency room, as well as psychiatric services in the hospital. She also serves as consultant psychiatrist.Her research focuses on understanding and improving care for individuals with emergency psychiatric issues.Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, Dr. Toohey was medical director of emergency psychiatric services at University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine in Honolulu. Dr. Toohey completed residency training in adult psychiatry at New York University School of Medicine. She earned her medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia. She is board-certified in psychiatry. She is a member of the American Association for Emergency Psychiatry. Dr. Toohey was awarded the American Red Cross Volunteer of the Year, Naval Hospital Yokosuka, Japan in 2008.UC San Diego Health LinksFor more information, see https://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/psych/Pages/default.aspx.

    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Psychiatrist

    Education & Training

    NYU SCHOOL OF MEDICINE (Residency)

    Medical Degree - Drexel University College of Medicine Philadelphia

    Other Degree - New York University School of Medicine, New York

    Medical Degree - Psychiatrist

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

    Insurances

    Please contact Dr. Toohey's office to confirm accepted insurance plans.

    Locations

    UC San Diego Health

    200 West Arbor Dr

    San Diego, CA 92103

    (858) 657-7000

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    UC San Diego Health - Hillcrest UC San Diego Medical Center

    200 West Arbor Drive

    San Diego, CA 92103

    (619) 543-6222

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Tara Toohey accepting new patients?

    Yes, Tara Toohey is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Tara Toohey offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Toohey's office at (858) 657-7000 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Tara Toohey offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Toohey's office at (858) 657-7000 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Tara Toohey speak?

    Tara Toohey speaks English.

    Which board certifications does Tara Toohey have?

    Tara Toohey is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

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