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Dr. Alexei Michelson, MD

Psychiatry
4.0 (30)
Map Pin Small Mission Viejo, CA
Accepting new patients
33 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Alexei Michelson, MD

Dr. Alexei Michelson, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Mission Viejo, CA. They specialize in Psychiatry, has 33 years of experience. They graduated from Moscow Med Stomatology Institute and is affiliated with Saddleback Medical Center.

Dr. Michelson works at Behavioral Assessment Center in Mission Viejo, CA. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Michelson's Office Locations

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    Behavioral Assessment Center
    24800 Chrisanta Dr Ste 260, Mission Viejo, CA 92691 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (949) 462-9114

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  • Saddleback Medical Center

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    Sep 06, 2022
    I have been a patient of Dr. Michelson's since 2015, when I moved to OC. At the time I was taking 275mg of venlafaxine and 150mg of bupropion. Back then, I thought I would never be able to get off antidepressants, but I wanted to explore the possibility of getting off them. Dr. Michaelson was always open to looking at that possibility and finding the reasons that were causing my depression. In 2018, he told me that my depression could be accentuated by low testosterone, and he was right. You, as a patient, have to do a lot on your own to heal yourself, like improve your diet, take therapy, exercise, and meditate. I understand that there must be cases different from mine, but I can say that Dr. Micahelson is open to you seeking to be free of depression and medication. By the end of August 2022, all I'm taking is daily vitamin D and injecting 0.03ml of testosterone per week.
    Alejandro — Sep 06, 2022
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    About Dr. Alexei Michelson, MD

    Specialties
    • Psychiatry
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    Years of Experience
    • 33 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, French and Russian
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    • 1255372389
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • UCLA-San Fernando Valley Program
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    Residency
    • UC Irvine Med Ctr
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    Medical Education
    • Moscow Med Stomatology Institute
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    Dr. Alexei Michelson, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Michelson is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Michelson has an average wait time of Under 10 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Michelson has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Michelson works at Behavioral Assessment Center in Mission Viejo, CA. View the full address on Dr. Michelson’s profile.

    30 patients have reviewed Dr. Michelson. The overall rating for this provider is 4.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Michelson.

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