Psychiatric Excellence in San Francisco, CA

Dr. Goel

As a double board-certified psychiatrist, Anu Goel, MD offers compassionate mental health care at Psychiatric Excellence in San Francisco. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Goel is an experienced psychopharmacologist who provides medication management to help his patients lead healthy and fulfilling lives. 

Dr. Goel is a native of San Diego, California. He believes the cornerstone of effective psychiatric care is kindness and compassion. He truly cares about his patients. He stays on the cutting-edge of current research and treatments, ensuring his patients receive effective, customized care. 

As a psychopharmacology specialist, Dr. Goel has a comprehensive understanding of psychiatric medicine. He has a special expertise in treating complex cases. His philosophy is to use the minimal amount of medication necessary to achieve the desired result. Dr. Goel is dedicated to improving the quality of his patients lives.  


  • Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder Type 1 & Type 2
  • Anxiety & Panic Disorders
  • OCD & Phobias
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizoaffective Disorder


-Conducted psychiatric research at the University of California, San Diego focusing on traumatic loss and the complicated grief process

-Provided care for veterans at the VA Hospital in Washington DC with a focus on PTSD, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, and Depression

-Managed acute psychiatric care for a busy psychiatric emergency room and psychiatric inpatient hospital in Kansas

-Treated child and adolescent psychiatric patients in an ER setting, outpatient clinic, and inpatient unit at a top research-based hospital in Ohio       

-Led a team of mental health professionals in treating patients with severe chronic mental illness at a community mental health center in Ohio

-Managed care for mentally ill patients at a state hospital facility in Ohio

-Administered care for persistently mentally ill patients at one of the most underserved hospitals in New York City

-Established a very successful private practice in New York City

-Provided care for chronically mentally ill inmates at a maximum security prison in California

-Currently providing care for patients in San Francisco