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Dr. Sidney Edsall, MD

Integrative Psychiatry

(415) 379-2900

Dignity Health Medical Group - San Francisco

2250 Hayes St Ste 302 San Francisco , CA 94117

Get to Know Dr. Edsall

Accepting Patients
Yes

Languages
English
Spanish

Gender
Female

Experience
16 Years

Care Philosophy

Philosophy of Care:   I believe we need to reconsider our cultural myths revering stoicism and lessen stigmas associated with psychiatric care as these myths and stigmas inevitably impede patients' paths toward optimal health and balance in their lives.  As an alternative I believe patients and providers can learn to honor their emotions and moments of vulnerability and thus better understand how our emotional wellbeing impacts our physical wellbeing.  Equipped with this knowledge, along with ongoing support and encouragement, we all can more effectively make changes to live healthier and fuller lives.

Education

Univ Of Az Coll Of Med 2002

Stanford Hospitals & Clinics, Psychiatry Department

Stanford Hospitals & Clinics, Psychiatry Department

Dr. Edsall's Experience

Integrative Psychiatry

Psychiatry

Awards & Recognitions

Recognized Doctor

In My Own Words

Why I Became a Medical Provider:  My role as a provider is to stimulate patients to become more actively engaged in their own health and self-care.  I am interested in helping patients better understand themselves and how their psychological wellbeing impacts their physical wellbeing.  Personal Interests and Hobbies:  I love yoga and I try to incorporate music, dance, and play in my life as often as possible. Community Involvement:  I aspire to support other practitioners trying to engage patients to make healthier lifestyle choices.  With a heightened awareness and understanding of our bodies and health, I believe we can change our expectations of our healthcare system to be more focused on prevention, rather than disease-focused and crisis-oriented. 

Dr. Edsall's Locations

Accepting New Patients

Offices

Dignity Health Medical Group - San Francisco

2250 Hayes St Ste 302, San Francisco, CA 94117

Affiliated Hospitals

St. Mary's Medical Center

450 Stanyan St, San Francisco, CA 94117

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