About Eli Katz, MD

Eli Katz, M.D. treats patients starting from 18 years old. Eli Katz, M.D., treats adults and seniors of all ages. He has a unique interest in working with patients on issues related to, but not limited to: mental illness, personality disorder, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), depressive disorder, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, manic depressive disorder, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), sleep disorders, insomnia and mood disorders.

Dr. Katz has been board certified in psychiatry and neurology since 1986 and has wide experience in treating the full range of psychiatric conditions.

Dr. Katz earned his medical degree with honors from Hahnemann University in Philadelphia and also served his psychiatric residency at Hahnemann University Hospital. He taught psychiatry at Temple University and the University of Pennsylvania. He has served as the medical director for multiple psychiatric centers and services, including the Senior Mental Health Unit at Santa Barbara’s former Saint Francis Hospital.


  • Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement/Grief Counseling
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Child Psychiatry Consultation
  • Daytime Sleepiness
  • Depression
  • Development Disorder
  • Eating Disorder
  • Hyperactive Disorder (ADD/ADHD)
  • Medication Review
  • Mental Health Consultation
  • Mental Health Problem
  • Mental Illness
  • Mood Disorders
  • Mood Swings
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
  • Panic Attack
  • Personality Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Counseling
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)/Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
  • Prescription/Refill
  • Psychiatric Medication Review
  • Psychiatry Consultation
  • Psychiatry Follow Up
  • Psychological Trauma
  • Schizophrenia/Psychotic Features
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Problems
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Stress Management
  • Worry
  • Education & Certifications

    Medical School - Drexel University, Doctor of Medicine|Hahnemann University Hospital, Residency in Psychiatry|Columbia University, Master's in Science|Pennsylvania State University (Bachelor's)


    Goleta, CA

    5901 Encina Rd, Suite A
    Goleta, CA 93117-2270