Dr. Bruce Kaster, MD

Dr. Bruce Kaster, MD

Geriatric Psychiatry  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
(5)
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Dr. Bruce Kaster, MD is a geriatric psychiatry doctor who practices in Needham, MA. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 28 years.

60 Kendrick St Ste 204

Needham, MA 02494

Contact Information

(617) 964-8200

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Anxiety
very high
more than 98% of peers
Psychiatric Evaluation
very high
more than 95% of peers
Major Depressive Disorder
high
more than 88% of peers

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Specialties

  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry
2

Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
13

Conditions Treated

  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Confusion
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform Disorder
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
3

Procedures

  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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.

Education

  • Sackler School Of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Boston Va Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • St Elizabeth's Med Center Bri
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Tufts New England Med Center Bo
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • McLean Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kaster has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kaster's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kaster to family and friends
4.6
based on 5 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Kaster's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kaster accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Kaster has admitting privileges

Mount Auburn Hospital
330 Mount Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138
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