Jorge Zapatel, MD

Dr. Jorge Zapatel, MD
Dr. Jorge Zapatel, MD


  • Psychiatry

Areas of Expertise

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry & Neurology
4309 3rd Ave
San Diego, CA 92103


After graduating from medical school at Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara, Dr. Zapatel completed his training in adult, child and adolescent psychiatry through Harvard Medical School Department of Psychiatry in 2001.

Dr. Zapatel is currently the medical director of Behavioral Medicine Safety at Scripps Mercy Hospital and treats adults and adolescents at both Scripps Mercy Hospital and Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla.

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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2015
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, Psychiatry, 2003

Medical Education

  • Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, MD, 1992


  • Secretary of Health, 1994
  • Mexican Institute of Social Services, Internship-Medicine, 1993


  • Brockton - W Roxbury VAMC, Residency, Psychiatry & Neurology, 1999


  • Children's Hospital Boston, Fellowship, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2001
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