Lisa Bailer MHS, PA

Lisa Bailer is a Psychiatric Physician Associate that practices medicine in collaboration with Dr. Granese. Lisa received her Masters of Health Science and Physician Assistant degree from Duke University.  She also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biopsychology with an emphasis in Neuroscience from the University of California, San Diego. Lisa also has advanced training in Functional Medicine through The Kalish Institute and The School of Applied Functional Medicine.

Lisa has experience with inpatient and emergency room psychiatric consulting, chemical dependency, dual diagnosis treatment facilities and outpatient private practice. Prior to finding her passion in Psychiatry, she has had extensive experience in Neurosurgery, Oncologic surgery and Gastroenterology. She enjoys educating patients on the mind – body connection, as well as teaching mindfulness to incorporate a more integrative approach to mental health. Her method of treatment is to expand conventional medical training through the functional medicine lens and look for the underlying causes of medical and psychiatric issues for lasting health and wellness.

During your consultation with Lisa, she will obtain a full psychiatric and / or wellness evaluation and medical history, provide a diagnosis and customized treatment plan. This may include ordering laboratory tests, incorporating psychotherapy and / or psychotropic medications. Lisa also provides Health and Wellness Consulting and is passionate about providing and encouraging overall life balance to all of her patients. Lisa sees patients in her Laguna Hills office and also offers convenient remote Telemedicine / Telehealth consultations throughout the state of California.

 Dr. Richard Granese, M.D., M.B.A,

Board Certified Psychiatrist who also holds a Master’s in Business Administration. Dr. Granese held a private practice for many years including psychiatric care for drug and alcohol treatment programs. He and Lisa have been preceptors for Physician Assistant students from all over the country. He is always working vigorously to improve access to care for patients afflicted with mental illness.