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Sofia Elkind, MD

medical License # A153373Sofia Elkind, MD
Contact Person:
Sofia Elkind 619-494-0507
Methods of Payment Accepted:
Credit card, cash, checks
out of network
Languages Spoken:
English, Bulgarian
preconception, pregnancy, post-partum, infertility, PMDD
Dr. Elkind is a board-certified adult psychiatrist with additional training and expertise in perinatal mental health. Dr. Elkind completed her medical education at Northwestern University in Chicago, IL and an adult psychiatry residency program at University of California, Irvine, where she completed advanced clinical training in Women's Mental Health. She was previously a Staff Psychiatrist at VA San Diego Healthcare System and an Assistant Clinical Professor at UCSD. While working at the VA, Dr. Elkind routinely took care of female veterans struggling with depression and anxiety during and after pregnancy. A new mom herself, Dr. Elkind is passionate about helping women throughout the pregnancy and postpartum periods, which are uniquely challenging and life-altering. She also has significant experience working with survivors of trauma and PTSD. Dr. Elkind has completed advanced psychopharmacology training through Postpartum Support International. She also has specialized training in psychodynamic psychotherapy and sees patients for both medication management and/or psychotherapy. Dr. Elkind has a compassionate, holistic, and personalized approach to care.