Dr. Akhtar Hossain, MD

Dr. Akhtar Hossain, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
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Dr. Akhtar Hossain, MD is a child & adolescent psychiatry doctor who practices in Somerville, NJ. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 12 years.

153 N Auten Ave Ste 1

Somerville, NJ 08876

Contact Information

(908) 231-7700

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Top Care Areas

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

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
normal
more than 73% of peers
Suicidal Ideation
normal
more than 61% of peers
Adjustment Disorder
normal
more than 57% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hossain "I treat people with utmost respect regardless of their conditions"
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Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
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Board Certifications

  • 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)
  • Anorexia
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Bulimia
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Exhibitionism
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Heroin Dependence
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Opioid Withdrawal
  • Pediatric Behavior Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

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Procedures

  • ADHD Testing
  • Behavior Modification
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Medication Management
  • Pediatric Counseling
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Smoking Cessation Treatment

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Dinajpur Government College, Bangladesh
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Patrice Lumumba People's Friendship University Med Fak Moskva Russia
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Patrice Lumumby People's Friendship University Medical College
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Bronx Lebanon Hosp Ctr-Albert Einstein Coll Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • UMDNJ/Rw Johnson Med Sch
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hossain has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Bengali
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hossain's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hossain to family and friends
4.5
based on 10 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Hossain's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

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Hospitals where Dr. Hossain has admitting privileges

Hackettstown Regional Medical Center
651 Willow Grove St
Hackettstown, NJ 07840
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RWJ University Hospital New Brunswick
1 Robert Wood Johnson Pl
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Saint Luke's Warren Hospital
185 Roseberry St
Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
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