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Dr. Benjamin Alderfer, MD

Psychiatry ·  Male

Dr. Alderfer

Porter Adventist Hospital Psychiatry

2465 S Downing St Ste 110 Denver, CO 80210

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Dr. Benjamin Alderfer, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Denver, CO and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from U Of Buffalo SUNY Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci in 2000 and specializes in psychiatry, pharmacology, and more.


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(303) 778-5774

Dr. Alderfer accepts the following insurance:

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No malpractice claims found for Colorado
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Dr. Alderfer's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alderfer treats Psychosis Due to Mental Illness more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Alderfer treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

ADHD and-or ADD
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alderfer treats ADHD and-or ADD more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Alderfer treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Major Depressive Disorder
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alderfer treats Major Depressive Disorder more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Alderfer treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Alderfer's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • ADHD Testing
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Anorexia
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Confusion
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Dementia
  • Depressive 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
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  • Hallucinogen Dependence
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Hypochondriasis
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Mood Disorders
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Panic Attack
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Alderfer practices adult, geriatric, and neuropsychiatry and is the medical director of the Geriatric Psychiatry Inpatient Unit at Porter Adventist Hospital. He provides inpatient and outpatient ECT evaluations and treatments at Porter. He also h...

Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Pharmacology

Board Certifications

Education

2005
University Of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Fellowship Hospital
2004
University Of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Residency Hospital
2001
University Of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Internship Hospital
2000
U Of Buffalo SUNY Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci
Medical School
2005
2004
2001
2000

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