Dr. Ali Altahir, MD

Dr. Ali Altahir, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry  |  
Male  |  
Age 47
(64)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ali Altahir, MD is a child & adolescent psychiatry doctor who practices in Stafford, VA. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 13 years.

231 Garrisonville Rd Ste 205

Stafford, VA 22554

Contact Information

(703) 373-7338

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Magellan Health Services
  • Medicaid
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

ADHD and-or ADD
normal
more than 48% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
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more than 23% of peers
Anxiety
normal
more than 12% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Altahir "I am a child and adolescent psychiatrist, I conduct full psychiatric evaluations with children, adolescents, and adults. I have experience in the treatment of a variety of clinical concerns, including Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, mood disorders, anxiety, and psychosis. Our philosophy centered around helping patients and their families. We believe in pharmacological and psychological treatments to achieve the best result."
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Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • 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
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Reactive Attachment Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
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Procedures

  • ADHD Testing

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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 Of Baghdad / College Of Medcine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of Baghdad / College Of Medcine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Virginia Commonwealth Univ Vcu/McV
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Virginia Commonwealth Univ Vcu/McV
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Pennstate Univ-Hershey Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Altahir has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Altahir does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Altahir and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Altahir's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Altahir to family and friends
3.0
based on 64 total reviews (21 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (64)

  • 5
    (26)
  • 4
    (6)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (5)
  • 1
    (26)

Dr. Altahir's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (21)

in Alexandria, VA (Fall Church Office) |
Excellent doctor.
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in Lorton, Va |
I've been seeing Dr. Altahir for the past 2 years. What an excellent service he provides. Thank you so much Dr. You've made a big difference to my family. This provider is highly recommended.
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Manassas, VA |
We saw this Dr. for approximately 9 months. He is rude! My son has severe ADHD as well as other conditions. This Dr. chastised my son more than once during office visits. He also started his treatment by stating that he is not here to provide therapy, just medication. It is difficult to get...more
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in Stafford, VA |
Top notch! Dr. Altahir is a Psychiatrist and not a psychologist. Medication management is his field. Even saying that he listens attentively. They know what they are doing. He has a team that is qualified and accomplished. The office is very busy and Charity handles it very well considering all...more
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in Stafford, VA |
Dr. Altahir is highly qualified and receives my upmost recommendation. He is by far the most capable psychiatrist I have been associated with. He has served my family during a 10 year period of time without incident. His ethics are remarkable and because of his competence and knowledge, our...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Altahir accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Care 1st Health Plan
    AHCCCS with Prior Authorization
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Magellan Health Services
  • Medicaid
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    UMR
    United Healthcare
  • Value Options
  • Virginia Premier

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Hospitals where Dr. Altahir has admitting privileges

Mary Washington Hospital
1001 Sam Perry Blvd
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
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