Dr. Ariel Vitali, MD

Dr. Ariel Vitali, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
Dr. Ariel Vitali, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Columbia, MD and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1994 and specializes in psychiatry and child & adolescent psychiatry.Read his story

5500 Knoll North Dr Ste 370

Columbia, MD 21045

Contact Information

(410) 884-7831

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Psychiatric Evaluation
very high
more than 93% of peers
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
more than 79% of peers
Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
more than 70% of peers

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Dr. Vitali's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Vitali "Latino, raised in Southern California, on the East Coast a total of 18 years. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Vitali "Our Mission: To provide compassionate, quality health care that honors diversity, inspires wellness, and improves our communities."

2  Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

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

24  Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bulimia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Self-Harm
  • Suicidal Ideation

4  Procedures

  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
  • Psychotherapy Services

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of California At Riverside
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Dartmouth College
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Connecticut Children's Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Institute Of Living
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Texas Tech University Hsc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vitali has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vitali's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vitali to family and friends
14 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
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  • 3
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  • 1

Dr. Vitali's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

The first time i saw Dr. Vitali i had a really good experience. he was warm and kind and understanding. ever since then he has been extremely insensitive, unprofessional, and flippant. His desk faces 180 degrees away from the couch where his patients sit, so he doesn't even look at you when you...more
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Careless doctor, wrote me a prescription for the wrong medication! Only person that caught it was the pharmacist otherwise I would have taken the wrong medication. Whole office is disorganized. Do not go to this doctor.
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My wife has seen him 3 times now. Each time he not only rushes her but gives her medicine that makes her worse. She called him today and he had the nerve to yell at her. I have never seen such an unprofessional Dr. There is a reason he has openings. He's horrible.
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We have a mentally ill family member who is seeing this doctor right now. She is unstable and refuses treatment. Our family is desperate for answers and exhausted. He wouldn't even get on the phone to listen to what I have to say or offer any suggestions. Her last doctor helped us and we were...more
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Very understanding and so patient. He also really understands the true meaning of listening.
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