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Dennis Alters, MD

Accepting New Patients Board Certified Telehealth Offered
  • UCR Health Comprehensive Psychiatric Services
    3390 University Avenue, Suite 115
    Riverside, CA 92501


Provider Bio
Dennis Alters, MD, DLFAPA specializes in Psychiatry at the UCR Health Psychiatry Suite. He is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and the Co-Founder for the Department of Psychiatry at the UCR School of Medicine. Dr. Alters is board-certified in Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.


Areas of Interest
  • Psychiatry
Medical Services
  • Psychiatry
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Diplomate, American Board of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Training / Memberships
  • American Psychiatric Association
  • California Psychiatric Association
  • San Diego Psychiatric Association
  • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Child Psychiatric Council of San Diego
  • American Medical Association
  • California Medical Association
  • San Diego County Medical Society
  • American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry
  • San Diego Society for Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Phi Delta Epsilon Medical Fraternity
Honors / Awards
  • Appointed Distinguished Life Fellow American Psychiatric Association
  • Gold Medal from The Fourth International Seminar on Learning Disabilities: Wizard’s Way® Community Mental Health Interventions, April 1998.
  • 1992-1993 Psychiatrist of the Year, San Diego Psychiatric Society
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Effective Treatment of eating Disorders
  • How effective is family therapy for the treatment of anorexia nervosa?
  • Developing an Intervention to Reduce Seclusion and Restraint
Accepted Insurances
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • Medicare
We accept most major PPOs and HMOs. If you have questions about your insurance provider, our team will be happy to help.


Medical School
  • University of Miami School of Medicine – Miami, FL
  • Mt. Sinani Medical Center – Psychiatry Residency
  • University of Louisville, Kentucky – Ophthalmology Residency
  • University of Louisville, Kentucky – Psychiatric Residency
  • University of California, San Diego – Psychiatric Residency
  • University of California, San Diego – Child Psychiatric Fellow
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