Dr. Ara Robinson, DO

Dr. Ara Robinson, DO

Psychiatry  |  
Male  |  
Age 42
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Dr. Ara Robinson, DO is a psychiatry doctor who practices in Urbandale, IA. He is 42 years old and has been practicing for 11 years.

2327 70th St

Urbandale, IA 50322

Contact Information

(515) 270-2242

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Psychiatric Diseases
more than 6% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Robinson "Dr. Robinson is currently board certified with the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is extremely excited to be a part of Iowa Psychiatry. His goals are to provide personalized psychiatric care in a comfortable and professional environment. "


  • Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Dementia
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Mood Disorders
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Panic Attack
  • Panic Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder


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  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Drake University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Des Moines University College Of Osteo Med and Surgery
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • University Of Iowa Hospital and Clinics
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University Of Iowa Hospital and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Robinson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Robinson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Robinson to family and friends
based on 25 total reviews (4 with comments)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Robinson's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Des Moines, IA |
Dr. Robinson is magnificent. He is a warm hearted caring individual, who understands the needs of those who he serves and is there to lend a helping hand.
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Hiawatha, IA |
While Dr Ara Robinson may be an adequate psychiatrist; the front office staff at Iowa Psychiatry is atrocious. We asked the doctor's office to work on a referral for us to go to the Mayo Clinic in November and we still do not have the referral in hand in March. The front office person told our...more
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in DM, IA |
Best doctor ever in his field !! I had been diagnosed with cancer. I already had surgery and had begun chemotherapy. When I started having a difficult time coping with all that was happening to me. Dr Robinson was referred to me by my oncologist. From the first time I met him I felt so at...more
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in Urbandale, IA |
most understanding and compassionate Dr I've ever met. Truly a sweet heart of a man. very easy to talk to and is a great deal of help. keep up the great work Dr. Robinson
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Dr. Robinson accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Robinson has admitting privileges

Mary Greeley Medical Center
1111 Duff Ave
Ames, IA 50010
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