Elliott M. Stein, M.D.


including the evaluation and treatment of depression, anxiety, stress disorders, relationship problems, insomnia, memory problems and other mental and emotional problems which occur in the second half of life.


I am the Director of Psychiatry at the Jewish Home of San Francisco.  I am the Medical Director of their Geriatric Psychiatry Hospital where we treat older individuals from all over the San Francisco Bay area, typically people who have complex combination of psychiatric and medical problems.  I also see patients who are in the Jewish Home’s short term rehabilitation program for medical problems, as well as those in long-term care, who are in need of geriatric psychiatric consultation.


I am available to serve as an expert witness, and do legal and forensic record reviews, consultation, and assessments concerning psychiatric issues in older individuals, including testamentary capacity and contested wills and trusts.


For 33 years I was in the Private Practice of Geriatric Psychiatry in Miami and Miami Beach, Florida.  My experience includes working with the elderly in various settings, including having been Medical Director for the Community Mental Health Center of Miami Beach, Medical Director of an Inpatient Geriatric Psychiatry program, and Medical Director of  an Inpatient Mood Disorder program, as well as consulting at Nursing Homes, Assisted Living and other facilities.


I am licensed to practice Medicine in California and in Florida.


I am Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in General Psychiatry (October, 1979), and in Geriatric Psychiatry (April, 1991; Re-Certified, December, 2001). 

I received a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Pennsylvania State University in 1969.

I received my M.D. from the University of Miami School of Medicine in 1973.

I did my Internship and my Psychiatric Residency at Herrick Memorial Hospital, in Berkeley, California, 1973-1976.

Specializing in the Care of Older Adults

For Clinical Matters:

Elliott M. Stein, M.D.

Director of Psychiatry

Jewish Home of San Francisco

302 Silver Ave.

San Francisco, CA 94112

Voicemail: 415-406-1516

Email: estein@jhsf.org

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