Dr. Howard Fenn, MD

MD, Psychiatry

NPI: 1396754743

Dr. Fenn's dedication to psychiatry is evident in his multifaceted roles, where he contributes to the mental well-being of veterans, individuals affected by Alzheimer's, and the broader community in Palo Alto. His comprehensive education and diverse training underscore his ability to address the complex needs of his patients, making him a valuable asset in the field of psychiatry.


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Dr. Fenn's care philosophy is deeply rooted in a commitment to providing comprehensive and compassionate psychiatric care. With a wealth of experience and expertise, he approaches each patient with a dedication to understanding their unique needs and tailoring interventions to promote mental well-being. Central to Dr. Fenn's approach is the belief in establishing a therapeutic alliance built on trust, empathy, and open communication. He actively involves his patients in decision-making processes, recognizing the importance of their input and empowering them to take an active role in their mental health journey.


Veterans Affairs Health Care System

Palo Alto

Staff Psychiatrist

Stanford/VA Alzheimer’s Center, VAHCS

Palo Alto

Staff Psychiatrist

Palo Alto Medical Foundation

Palo Alto

Staff Psychiatrist

Integrative Behavioral Health & Medicine, Inc

Los Altos

2022 - Present


American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology



American Board of Forensic Psychiatry



Medical Doctor

Loyola University, Stritch School of Medicine



University of Wisconsin/Madison General Hospital

1971 - 1972

Residency - Psychiatry

San Francisco General Hospital/UCSF

1972 - 1974

Residency - Psychiatry

Langley Porter Institute (UCSF)

1974 - 1975

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