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Dr. Peter Forster

Psychiatry
San Francisco, CA
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About me
I specialize in
Psychiatry
I have been in practice
34 years
I speak
french
I'm known for
Doctor
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Depression
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Locally
42
Sleep
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Locally
21
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My answers and insights have
Saved 4 lives
Helped 742,097 people
Received 3,093 doctor agrees
Received 580 thanks
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I am delighted to endorse Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at UCSF, Peter L. Forster MD. He is a superb psychiatric diagnostician and psychopharmacologist. I have referred patients, friends and personal relations to him for diagnosis and treatment on numerous occasions. I have the utmost confidence in his judgment and clinical acumen. Mark I. Levy MD Asst. Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, UCSF
Excellent diagnostician, psychopharmacologist, and great understanding of systems.
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I am located at
211 Gough Street, Suite 211
San Francisco , CA 94102
Office hours
Mon 9:00am - 5:00pm
Tue 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wed 9:00am - 5:00pm
Thu 9:00am - 5:00pm
Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm
Accepted Insurance Plans
I was educated and trained at
Medical / Graduate School
UC San Diego School of Medicine, CA
1985
Academic Appointments
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
I'm affiliated with
Organizations
Gateway Psychiatric Services
I've won the following awards
Top Psychiatrist, San Francisco Region
Spring 2014
Best Doctors in America
ClubMD
HealthTap Honor
I've published
Measuring community preferences for public mental health services: pilot test of a mail survey method.
Community mental health journal, 40, 281-95 (2004)
M Shumway, G J Unick, W A McConnell, R Catalano, P Forster
Emergency psychiatry and the suicidal patient.
Crisis, 23, 83-5 (2002)
P Forster, D Bilsker
The effect on treatment outcomes of assigning patients to ethnically focused inpatient psychiatric units.
Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.), 53, 830-5 (2002)
C A Mathews, D Glidden, S Murray, P Forster, W A Hargreaves