Dr. Bassam Awwa, MD

Dr. Bassam Awwa, MD

Addiction Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
Dr. Bassam Awwa, MD is an addiction psychiatry specialist in New London, CT. He graduated from University of Damascus / Faculty of Medicine and specializes in addiction psychiatry and neuropsychiatry (psychiatry).

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

2  Specialties

  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Neuropsychiatry (Psychiatry)

2  Board Certifications

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

37  Conditions Treated


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6  Procedures

  • 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
16 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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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)

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...more
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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...more
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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,...more
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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...more
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