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San Francisco Bay Area Psychiatrist

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Increasing Peace of Mind In The San Francisco Bay Area

I’ve been working as a professional Psychiatrist since 2000, constantly developing and advancing my medical skills and techniques. I now offer several services and specialized procedures for your convenience. Get in touch to learn more about the ways in which I can help you.

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Excellence in Psychiatry

As a psychopharmacology specialist, I value working with patients to increase peace of mind, when appropriate, through medication management.  I work closely with therapists to provide solution focused treatment for mental difficulties.


Specialist in the treatment of psychiatric diagnosis

San Francisco Bay Area community members have a range of diagnoses and symptoms. Working in the high pressure tech industry can cause a range of symptoms. Underlying mental disorders need treatment for workplace success and life fulfillment. Dr. Joe Kenan understands the challenges of specialized tech jobs including Software Engineers, Managers, and C-level executives, and provides targeted treatment for success.

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Giving Back

Dr. Joe Kenan - "Dr. Joe" - works closely with San Francisco Bay Area non-profits and charities providing patient care and support for our community, including those with considerable mental health challenges. Whether serving on a City of San Francisco committee, providing workforce development assistance in the Tenderloin, serving on boards, or partnering with non-profits to provide direct psychiatric care for specialized populations, Dr. Joe works to make a better San Fransisco Bay Area for all. 

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After completing his psychiatric residency in adult psychiatry, Dr. Joe Kenan completed psychiatric fellowships in both child psychiatry and forensic psychiatry at UCLA and Cedars Sinai, where he later served as assistant clinical professor and chief forensic psychiatrist, respectively.  Dr. Kenan has held numerous positions in national psychiatric organizations, including past president of the American Society of Adolescent Psychiatry.  He has published in top medical journals, presented extensively at national medical conferences, and testified in more than 350 court trials.  He is active in San Francisco’s nonprofit organizations and city government where he works to make life better for all in San Francisco. In 2103, he received an MBA from top ranked business school University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, making him one of the few Psychiatrists in the country with dual MBA and MD degrees.

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