D. Anthony Jensen, M.D.
Licensed Physician, Medical Board of California
Certified, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified, General Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), 1994, University of Iowa College of Medicine
Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Microbiology, 1987, University of Iowa
As the Medical Director of Mental Health Systems, Dr. Anthony Jensen is responsible for ensuring that the organization’s programs operate according to high clinical standards. He oversees the performance of all contracted physicians and psychiatrists who are working in MHS programs. Dr. Jensen also is a member of the MHS Executive Team, and works with the leadership of MHS, to direct the overall operation and success of the organization. Dr. Jensen also participates in the development and implementation of MHS training activities, and is an officer of the MHS William R. Mead Training Academy for addictions counselors.
Prior to joining MHS in 2005, he was the Unit Director of the Adolescent Inpatient Unit at UC San Diego Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Service, where he served as a supervising attending psychiatrist, and as a full-time faculty member in the UC San Diego School of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry. In addition, he was a psychiatric consultant to the UC San Diego Department of Pediatrics Mother, Child and Adolescent HIV program. Dr. Jensen currently continues as a volunteer member of the clinical faculty at the UC San Diego School of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry and Rady’s Children’s Hospital, where he provides supervision to resident physicians who are training in Child Psychiatry.
Dr. Jensen is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, San Diego Psychiatric Society, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, San Diego Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the American Society of Addition Medicine.
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