Dr. Alima Farooki, MD

Child & Adolescent PsychiatryFemaleAge 70

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Dr. Alima Farooki, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Ridgewood, NJ and has over 43 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from University of Health Sciences / Osmania Medical College in 1979. Her office accepts new patients.

Dr. Alima Farooki, MD

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127 Union St Ste 106 Ridgewood, NJ 07450
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  • Major Depressive Disorder

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Dr. Farooki is very good at writing invoices, forcing patients to come in even for medication refills and charging exorbitant fees. She has no interest in truly helping her patients get better. There are FAR better physicians in Bergen County who care for the patient's well being and work in their best interests. She is not one of them.
What went well
  • Wait times
What could be improved
  • 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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Trenton, NJ – Feb 01, 2017
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Dr. Farooki is caring and empathetic. She doesn't rush people out the door, and she will take the time needed to listen. She also tends to look at a whole-health picture (at least a little bit), which is unusual in psychiatrists. This means she looks at nutrition, exercise, and not just medication. However, she does not work with any insurance companies and is pricey. She also has fairly limited office hours, and while she can be reached at other times, it can be tough for non-emergencies.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Ridgewood, NJ – Mar 18, 2016
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Dr. Alima Farooki, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Ridgewood, NJ and has over 43 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated...Read more

Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Education

1988
Harlem Hosp&Columbia Presbyterian Hosp
Residency Hospital
1986
Harlem Hosp&Columbia Presbyterian Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
1984
Elmhurst Genl Hosp&Mt Sinai Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
1979
University of Health Sciences / Osmania Medical College
Medical School
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Dr. Farooki frequently treats Major Depressive Disorder. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Farooki treats.

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Dr. Farooki's office is located at 127 Union St Ste 106, Ridgewood, NJ 07450. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Farooki Alima B MD

Alima B. Farooki MD PC127 Union St Ste 106 Ridgewood, NJ 07450
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