Dr. Ahmed Taranissi, MD

Dr. Ahmed Taranissi, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(4)
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Dr. Ahmed Taranissi, MD is a child & adolescent psychiatry doctor who practices in Columbia, MO. He is 57 years old.

601 W Nifong Blvd Ste 6A

Columbia, MO 65203

Contact Information

(573) 875-5900

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Taranissi performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

ADHD and-or ADD
very high
more than 97% of peers
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
very high
more than 90% of peers
Autism
high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Taranissi's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
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Board Certifications

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Anorexia
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)
  • Pedophilia
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Somatoform Disorders

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Procedures

  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Mo Columbia School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Taranissi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Taranissi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Taranissi to family and friends
4.8
based on 4 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Taranissi's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Columbia, MO |
Very pleased w/services of Dr. Taranissi. Very displeased with office staff do not return calls even when urgency is expressed. My son was decompensating, sleeping all the time, angry, frustrated, doing poorly in school and having trouble sleeping. I left messages for return calls on office...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Taranissi accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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