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Maurice Wiggins M.D.
Coastal Behvioral Health
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Maurice A. Wiggins, M.D. is a physician who is board-certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is skilled in treating a wide spectrum of conditions in adolescents and adults. Originally from Chicago, Dr. Wiggins attended college at Benedictine University, and Medical School at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. After medical school, Doctor Wiggins moved to California to complete his residency training at the Neuropsychiatric Center of the University of California Irvine. UC Irvine Medical Center is consistently recognized as one of “America’s Best Hospitals,” by U.S News & World Report.
Dr. Wiggins has extensive experience in treating a wide range of complex mental health conditions including mood and anxiety disorders, women’s health issues such as post-partum and pre-menstrual mood disorders, and eating disorders. He is also skilled in treating substance use disorders including those for prescription drug use and recreational drugs. During his training at UCI, Dr. Wiggins was exposed to a myriad of clinical settings helping to solidify his knowledge and expertise. These settings included: private practice, UCI and other university medical centers, veterans’ medical centers, county and public health clinics, and community hospitals. In his last year of clinical training, Dr. Wiggins focused exclusively on addiction helping veterans recover from drug and alcohol use at the Long Beach Veterans Hospital.
In his clinical practice, Doctor Wiggins dedicates his time and talents to adolescents and adults with mood and anxiety disorders including treatment resistant depression utilizing TMS therapy.