Dr. Bassam Awwa, MD

Dr. Bassam Awwa, MD

Addiction Psychiatry  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Bassam Awwa, MD is an addiction psychiatry doctor who practices in New London, CT. He is 65 years old.

41 Fair Harbour Pl

New London, CT 06320

Contact Information

(860) 437-6914

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Network
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fidelis Care
  • 7 More

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Dr. Awwa's Experience

Dr. Awwa's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Addiction Psychiatry
  • Board certified in Addiction Psychiatry and Psychiatry
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Neuropsychiatry (Psychiatry)

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Addiction
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anorexia
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Panic Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform Disorder
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders


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  • Detoxification
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Medication Management
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychological Testing
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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.


  • University Of Damascus / Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Griffin Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Conn Mntl Hlth Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Conn Vly Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • West Haven Va Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Awwa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Awwa's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Awwa to family and friends
based on 16 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Awwa'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 (4)
New London, CT |
Good luck getting in touch with him if you need anything. The phone number on his business card has no answering service and I've never gotten through to a human being via that number. Main office staff (in another town, miles away) does their best, but they're way too overloaded to do much more than the bare minimum. Overall, this practice has made me feel like an inconvenience at best. Wait time noted below is for the Groton office, where I saw another doctor before Dr. Awwa in Old Saybrook.
in Norwich, CT |
Dr. Awwa has been friendly and nice. The only problem I've had is making appts. the scheduling people constantly say there is no availability. I Spoke to the Dr. About this and he said he's heard this from many patients. he doesn't understand why they make it difficult . I also been booted from his office because my insurance supposedly didn't pay for a visit.
in Waterford, CT |
Dr. Awwa is NOT a good man. He knows nothing about with drawling people from medications, including benzodiazapines. I was his patient for two 1/2 long years. He prescribed me and tried me on: Klonopin, Ambien, Adderall, Effexor XR, Seroquel, Seroquel XR, Lexapro, Paxil, Prozac, Viibryd, Gabapentin, Wellbutrin, Concerta, Vyvanse, and many others that I cannot remember. NOTE: I was sixteen when I started seeing him, now I'm nineteen years old! He would not answer phone while in benzo withdrawal.
in Norwich, CT |
Ive been his patient for years. He treats my child too who's dual diagnosed w/adhd & dyslexia. She's been in serious rebellion lately but respects him very much. He's the only adult she'l listen to & he legitimately cares for our well being. I was in his subox program & was able to be 100% honest with him as I never felt judged. Sadly there was some NL office workers who went from polite to rude after I stated I was in the program. I guess nothing's perfect. But the Norwich staff is awesome!
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Dr. Awwa accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Network
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fidelis Care
    Fidelis Care HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare

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