David J. Paster

Background and Training:

Undergraduate Degree: BA 1967, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Post-Graduate Degree: MD 1970, University of Tennessee

Psychiatric Residency Training: 1973-1977, Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center

Other Professional Training: aviation medicine for flight surgeon training, USAF

Practice Information:

Practice Style: eclectic with focus on combined psychotherspy and medication management with adults, adolescents and children

Theoretical Orientation: psychodynamic

Types of Patients: individuals, couples, families, children adolescents, adults

Diagnostic Interests: all mood disorders, eating disorders, generalized anxiety disorders, PTSD

Supervision Information:

Names of residents supervised in the last five years: Drs. Eric Lee, Hag op Hajion, Stephen Wu, Erica Nurmi, Francisco Navarro, Sunil Mehta, Ava Anspikion (all 2005-2011)

Hours of availability to supervise a resident at this time: Tuesday from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm; Friday from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Contact Details: 


commercial office
16311 Ventura Blvd. Suite 1288
Encino, CA 91436
Phone: (818) 995-8900