La Jolla – Villa La Jolla
8950 Villa La Jolla Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037
Please contact our new patient intake line to check provider availability: 855-427-2778
Joseph Mawhinney, M.D. Male
Dr. Mawhinney did his undergraduate work at Georgetown University. He went on to St. Louis University Medical School with a special interest in psychi … Read More
Coming to San Diego in 1975, he was Chief of the Children’s Inpatient Services for San Diego County Department of Mental Health for three years. During those years, he consulted with the Probation Department, Juvenile Court and the Department of Social Services.
He has been in private since 1979. During his career, Dr. Mawhiney has been involved with many community-based programs, including residential and day treatment programs. He has extensive experience with hospital treatment. Most recently, he has worked with two eating disorders programs in San Diego and done research on methamphetamine addiction with a UCLA/NIDA project.
As an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at UCSD, he has supervised residents in the General Psychiatry and Child Psychiatry programs.
He is a past president of the:
- California Psychiatric Association
- California Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
- San Diego Psychiatric Society
- San Diego Society for Adolescent Psychiatry
Currently, he is serving on the American Psychiatric Association Assembly Executive Committee.
He has had experience in dealing with most major psychiatric disorders as well as developmental disorders, autism spectrum, and Tourette’s disorder.