Dr. Alex Smirnoff, MD

Child & Adolescent PsychiatryMaleAge 56

Dr. Smirnoff
Accepting new patients
1655 N Main St Ste 200 Walnut Creek, CA 94596

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(925) 395-6504

Dr. Alex Smirnoff, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Walnut Creek, CA and has over 34 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from St Petersburg Pavlov State Medical University medical school in 1987. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Smirnoff to book an appointment.

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Dr. Smirnoff's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Major Depressive Disorder
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Dr. Smirnoff treats Major Depressive Disorder more than 15% of his peers

Dr. Smirnoff treats this condition more than 15% of his peers

Suicidal Ideation
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Dr. Smirnoff treats Suicidal Ideation more than 14% of his peers

Dr. Smirnoff treats this condition more than 14% of his peers

Anxiety
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Dr. Smirnoff treats Anxiety more than 13% of his peers

Dr. Smirnoff treats this condition more than 13% of his peers

Dr. Smirnoff's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anorexia
  • Anxiety
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Suicidal Ideation

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Dr. Smirnoff's Reviews

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3.9

Based on 18 ratings

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he’s very patient and honest
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Amy – Nov 24, 2020
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This doctor is not honest and does not explain treatment. He is vindictive - which is inusual for a psychiatrist.
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  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Alex Smirnoff, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Walnut Creek, CA and has over 34 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated...Read more

Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Education

2004
University Of Cincinnati/Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
2001
University of Cincinnati / Main Campus
Residency Hospital
1987
St Petersburg Pavlov State Medical University
Medical School

Languages

  • English
  • Russian

Awards

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Is Dr. Alex Smirnoff, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Alex Smirnoff, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Smirnoff frequently treats Major Depressive Disorder, Suicidal Ideation, and Anxiety. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Smirnoff treats.

Where is Dr. Alex Smirnoff, MD's office located?

Dr. Smirnoff's office is located at 1655 N Main St Ste 200, Walnut Creek, CA 94596. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Alex Smirnoff, MD speak?

Dr. Smirnoff speaks Russian and English. View profile to see all.

Does Dr. Alex Smirnoff, MD offer telehealth services?

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1655 N Main St Ste 200 Walnut Creek, CA 94596
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