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About Me

I am proud to continue a small private practice where I can apply my experience after almost forty years of clinical hospital work and advocacy helping our community’s most in need.

I served as medical director and chair of Psychiatry at St. Francis Memorial Hospital and served as president of the Psychiatric Foundation of Northern California for 14 years where I helped generate significant funding for the homeless mentally ill. Throughout my long career, I have been committed to helping the most severely affected patients.

I was a leading figure in gaining approval for a suicide barrier for the Golden Gate Bridge, the primary suicide site in the world. For my work on the bridge project he received the Lifesaver Award from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

I completed my residency at UCSF and my Medical Doctorate at the Medical College of Wisconsin. I have a specialization in addiction medicine and gerontology and am also a major retired US Army Doctor.  I look forward to serving you.

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About Me: About

Medical Services

Remote Diagnosis and Care

The Care You Deserve

Through this and other services, I’ve cared for numerous patients throughout my career as a Psychiatrist. To me, nothing matters more than your health and comfort, which is why I’ve put in so much time and effort into advancing my medical practice and techniques. Please get in touch to schedule an initial consultation. I am available over the phone as well as online through video conference.


Helping You Get Healthy

Your health deserves proper care and attention and I’m able to provide. Please contact me today to schedule an appointment for continued medicine management. My services are available remotely.

Remote Depression and Anxiety Treatment

Taking Care of You

For years, patients have depended on me to provide this valuable service. In this time of uncertainty and enhanced community anxiety, I want to offer this and other specialized options remotely to anyone in need of a Psychiatrist they can trust. I’m Dr. Mel Blaustein, MD, and I’m dedicated to building long-lasting relationships based on trust and medical integrity with every single patient.

About Me: Services
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