About Dr. Wexler
Specialties: Adult, Geriatric, and Adolescent Psychiatry/Psychopharmacology
With more than two decades of professional experience, Dr. Wexler has held a variety of roles in the mental health field. His expertise is in biological psychiatry and psychopharmacology. He is currently exploring the use of entheogens (ketamine) to assist with comprehensive care.
Dr. Wexler has worked as a private practitioner, staff psychiatrist (inpatient and outpatient) in a number of healthcare systems nationally and internationally, Director of Consultation/Liaison Services, team psychiatrist for an NFL franchise, physician wellness psychiatrist for a large managed care consortium, and as director of a university teaching hospital's psychopharmacology clinic. He prides himself on remaining state-of-the-science, has held academic positions at several medical schools, and has served as a web-based psychiatric consultant for primary care physicians and other medical specialists.
Dr. Wexler emphasizes collaboration with a patient's treatment team, including his or her therapist, primary care physician, and other involved specialists. This, he believes, is paramount to optimizing the quality of healthcare and, in turn, the treatment outcome.
I'm committed to delivering a highly therapeutic clinical experience through in-person visits as well as telemedicine. —Dr. David B. Wexler.
Beyond his professional endeavors, Dr. Wexler enjoys playing the oboe and piano, keeping fit, learning foreign languages, and traveling. He is currently studying Mandarin, which he was fortunate to practice while living in China.
University of California, Los Angeles
Psychiatric Residency Completion, Psychiatry Residency Program
1990 – 1994
Harbor-UCLA Psychiatric Residency Program
University of California, San Diego
Doctor of Medicine (MD), Medicine
1984 – 1990
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Biology/Foreign Languages
1980 – 1984
David Brian Wexler, MD