Dr. Brian Barash, MD

Child & Adolescent PsychiatryMaleAge 53

Dr. Barash
Accepting new patients

Comprehensive Psychiatric Association

305 Nw Englewood Ct Ste 300 Gladstone, MO 64118

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Dr. Brian Barash, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Gladstone, MO and has over 26 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Barash has more experience with Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Addiction & Substance Abuse, and Personality Disorders than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Kansas / School of Medicine medical school in 1995. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Barash to book an appointment.

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Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Barash treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Barash treats other conditions, please contact the office at (816) 453-7473.

Neurodevelopmental Disorders

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Dr. Barash is experienced in the area of Neurodevelopmental Disorders. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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ADHD and-or ADD
Autism
Conduct Disorder
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Addiction & Substance Abuse

Addiction and substance abuse specialists diagnose and treat people who have become physically dependent or addicted to drugs and alcohol through treatments including counseling, detoxifcation, inpatient rehabilitation, and medication.Compare with other Addiction & Substance Abuse specialists.

Dr. Barash is experienced in the area of Addiction & Substance Abuse. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Drug and Alcohol Dependence
Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
Marijuana Addiction
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Personality Disorders

Personality disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that affect how a person thinks, feels or behaves, including narcissistic personality disorder, paranoid personality disorder, and borderline personality disorder.Compare with other Personality Disorders specialists.

Dr. Barash is experienced in the area of Personality Disorders. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Personality Disorders
Borderline Personality Disorder
Antisocial Personality Disorder
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Psychotic Disorders

Psychotic disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that cause severe mental symptoms and disconnection from reality, such as schizophrenia, delusional disorder, and substance-induced psychosis.Compare with other Psychotic Disorders specialists.

Dr. Barash is experienced in the area of Psychotic Disorders. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
Schizoaffective Disorder
Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
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Dr. Barash's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Anorexia
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Bulimia
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Cyclothymia (Chronic Mood Disorder)
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Depersonalization 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
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Hallucinogen Dependence
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Hypochondriasis
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Paranoid Personality Disorder
  • 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
  • Schizoid and Schizotypal Personality Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

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Dr. Barash accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Barash's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Barash

3.2

Based on 36 ratings

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Star
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What went well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions (18)
  • Appointment scheduling (16)
  • Office environment (16)
What could be improved
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  • Staff wasn't friendly (7)
  • Difficult to schedule appointment (6)
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Rude and unprofessional. Don't trust your vulnerable loved ones to his "care"
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  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Tessa – May 25, 2021
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I had been with Dr. Barash for several years when he dropped me as a patient with no warning. I may have a lot of mental heath problems, but that is no reason to abandon a patient. He makes you feel less than enough and talks down to you when you don't agree with him. In a crisis he did more harm than good. His office wait times are ridiculous and you always have to see a med student before you can even see Dr. Barash and if you are unfortunate enough to need the hospital for extra help, let's just say it isn't pretty. I wouldn't recommend him. There are better options out there.
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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May 24, 2021
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I have worked at a facility that Brian Barash was a psychiatrist at and having worked at similar facilities, I can say that he is one of the most unprofessional physicians I have worked with. Among many negative experiences, one that sticks out the most was when I brought a client in (who was admitted for suicide), they just prior had a terrible meeting with their family who berated them and brought them to tears. In short, they were having a depressive meltdown when Dr. Barash was scheduled to see them. Upon seeing them bawling and barely able to breathe from sobs, he said that if they were not going to talk with him that they were wasting his him and he wouldn't bother looking at their medication that day. They were so much worse having spent 2 minutes with him. This kind of interaction was typical for Dr. Barash.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
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J – May 11, 2021
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Our family has been very well taken care of by the entire staff of CPA. They have always shown their joy in having us come for our appointments and by helping us schedule new appointments. Dr. Barash has been a God-send with his extensive knowledge of medications and his expertise with serious psychiatric conditions. When no one else could balance the right medications or treatment Dr. Barash was able to. He has been very compassionate and straight forward. He respects a patient by letting them help decide what treatments to follow.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Chuck Royer – Oct 23, 2020
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Dr. Barash is the best. I will be forever grateful for his treatment solutions regarding my depression and anxiety.
What went well
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Jill (Barnes) Thompson – Sep 05, 2020
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Dr. Barash is a money driven man. If you are ever blessed to be in his presence just remember you will not be done with your treatment until you insurance stops paying. They will find new problems to diagnose you with just to hold you for more days. The more days they hold you the more money they can get out of you and your insurance company. You will be forced to take pills or he will court appoint them. The pills he gives you are based off of a diagnosis generated by 600 question test that you take on the computer. I would never send your child or loved one to him. My family did and it was the worst nightmare of our life.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Madison Macom – Sep 02, 2020
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Highly trust his advice on medication and treatment options. He is busy bc hrs one of the few psychiatrists in KC I trust. Thank you Dr B!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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No results
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Aug 11, 2020
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Shocked at his rudeness. If anything, my child was worse for having met him.
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Jul 20, 2020
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Horrid personality and he is dealing with children with issues and is completely arrogant and short with parents and the child. Look elsewhere.
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May 15, 2020
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Story already told
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Sep 21, 2019
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Dr. Barash is rude, rushed and overworked. We have met with him a few times for our daughter and his bedside manor is horrible. He doesn't take time to actually establish a rapport with his clients and even said at one point to my autistic daughter dealing with depression/anxiety that he didn't have time for her to decide to answer. He did nothing to develop trust or establish any form of connection.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Sep 17, 2019
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Felt like he actually cared. Gave me hope.
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May 21, 2019
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The most brilliant man, not just Psychiatrist, I have ever spoken to in my life.
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Apr 10, 2019
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My son is schizophrenic and not med-compliant. Dr. Barash skillfully persuaded him to go with monthly injections. His practice is set up for patient convenience and the staff is efficient and kind. This is the Satan of mental illnesses, but Dr. Barash manages to give a sense of hope, and that is deeply appreciated.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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Kansas City, MO – Mar 06, 2019
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Words can not explain how this Doctor has saved my family. He got my husband on the right medication and helped navigate him to a sober pathway. When our daughter was on the brink of suicide, Dr. Barash stepped in and helped her to get her life straightened out. My family is so absolutely grateful for this doctor. We have utilized the walk in clinic and had the chance to meet other office providers and were so happy with their care as well. Thanks! JT
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
5 people found this helpful
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JamesT in Overland Park, KS – Jan 02, 2017
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I have been with Dr. Barash for a short time and he is friendly, knowledgeable and thorough. I have been with some truly awful Psychiatrists that shouldn't be practicing and others who were fantastic. I would put Dr. Barash high on my list but probably not at the top. Having said that, I listen to his advice and trust what he says... although I do my own studying. He seems to care for his patients and that matters.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
4 people found this helpful
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Jim G in Kansas City, MO – Nov 16, 2016
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Brian Barash, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Gladstone, MO and has over 26 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Barash...Read more

Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Education

1995
University of Kansas / School of Medicine
Medical School
1990
University of Kansas
Undergraduate School

Awards

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What are Dr. Brian Barash, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Barash frequently treats Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Addiction & Substance Abuse, and Personality Disorders. See all practice areas where Dr. Barash specializes.

Where is Dr. Brian Barash, MD's office located?

Dr. Barash's office is located at 305 Nw Englewood Ct Ste 300, Gladstone, MO 64118. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Comprehensive Psychiatric Association

Comprehensive Psychiatric Association305 Nw Englewood Ct Ste 300 Gladstone, MO 64118
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