Dr. Bamidele Ajayi, MD

Dr. Bamidele Ajayi, MD

Child & Adolescent PsychiatryMale

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Dr. Bamidele Ajayi, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Waxhaw, NC. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center and Novant Health Matthews Medical Center. His office is not accepting new patients.

Locations

Novant Health Psychiatry Marvin Creek

Novant Health Psychiatry Marvin Creek9929 Rea Road Suite 201 Waxhaw, NC 28173
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Hands down the worst experience I have had trying to get my medications. I moved here from Michigan 2 years ago and never had these problems there. pretty much had to beg for my medication renewals also they will want to see you every month for $200 dollars a pop. Then one day I got a call that he had transferred my "care" to another provider in Charlotte and refused to renew my medications. I have no drivers license due to past indiscretions so could not get there if I wanted to, they don't care. I have been without my meds several times since being a patient here, detoxing many times on my own, which as you know is not fun. I called my normal doctor at Novant and they said nope we can't help you. If you can avoid this place I would, find an alternative provider unless you like going without your meds for extended periods of time.
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  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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May 12, 2022
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Poor connection, poor diagnosing
Went to him for severe depression and anxiety that hasn't responded to therapy,meds, and ect for 5 years. First thing he says is, you haven't responded because you have bipolar disorder (not maybe or let's look at your symptoms, but--you do)...I said I never had any signs of mania or hypomania ever...he says u don't need to have mania to have bipolar (come on why lie like that (I am a physicians assistant)). Next session after putting me on atypical antipsychotic with no response, he goes well you obviously have a personality disorder and says, you don't even look depressed to me (really? Based off my looks through a webcam??). Now in my medical charts every where, it says I have bipolar disorder and an unspecified personality disorder. This man is concerning and a real disgrace to psychiatry.
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  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Apparently dropped the "do no harm" from his oath. Doesnt listen. Dr. Ajayi will pigeonhole you within 5 minutes, and wave off any new information to keep things simple for himself. Not really a "doctor" thats going to work with you to improve your health, more just an (expensive) gatekeeper to a prescription pad. Pay the monthly fee, he'll pretend to do "therapy" for a few minutes a month, and you get the pills. If thats all you're looking for, this is your guy. If you're hoping for someone with at least as much concern for whats in your best interest as in what's in his own financial interests, keep scrolling, call elsewhere.
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  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Ajayi's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Anxiety
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ajayi treats Anxiety more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Ajayi treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ajayi performs Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Ajayi performs this procedure more than 88% of his peers

Major Depressive Disorder
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ajayi treats Major Depressive Disorder more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Ajayi treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Ajayi's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anorexia
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Behavior Therapy
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Bulimia
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Confusion
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Cyclothymia (Chronic Mood Disorder)
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Mania
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Hallucinogen Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Bamidele Ajayi, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Waxhaw, NC. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Novant Health Huntersville...Read more

Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

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What are Dr. Bamidele Ajayi, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Ajayi frequently treats Anxiety, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Major Depressive Disorder. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Ajayi treats.

Where is Dr. Bamidele Ajayi, MD's office located?

Dr. Ajayi's office is located at 9929 Rea Road Suite 201, Waxhaw, NC 28173. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Ajayi is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center

Huntersville, NC

74% Patients that would definitely recommend, 4% higher than the national average

1 Award Received

Novant Health Matthews Medical Center

Matthews, NC

69% Patients that would definitely recommend, 1% lower than the national average

11 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)

Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center

Charlotte, NC

73% Patients that would definitely recommend, 3% higher than the national average