Dr. Chitra Chinnaswamy, MD

Dr. Chitra Chinnaswamy, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Chitra Chinnaswamy, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Riverside, MO and has been practicing for 31 years. She graduated from Coimbatore Medical College, Tamil Nadu Dr Mgr Medical University in 1987 and specializes in psychiatry.

1801 NW Platte Rd Ste 200

Riverside, MO 64150

Contact Information

(816) 454-8475

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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more than 86% of peers
Bipolar Disorder
more than 82% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
more than 75% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

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

8  Conditions Treated

1  Procedures

  • Psychiatric Evaluation

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Coimbatore Medical College, Tamil Nadu Dr Mgr Medical University
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • University Mo Ks City School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chinnaswamy has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chinnaswamy's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chinnaswamy to family and friends
20 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

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Dr. Chinnaswamy'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)

I don’t feel that she is actually listening to what I am saying. I seem to have no voice in my treatment. Then there’s the face that she double and triples schedules patients. I never get in on time.
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She dismissed my side effects as having nothing to do with the antidepressant she prescribed me. Found out later they were all related to the antidepressant. She's not aware of withdrawals coming off antidepressant either. She nearly killed me from a fast taper and have been in protracted...more
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I would recommend Dr. Chinnaswamy. She listens to everything you say. She is very patient and also cares about you. She wants the best for you. I like her a lot.
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Doctor listens carefully and is gently supportive. Asks questions that are directly pertinent to the illness. Respects the patient greatly.
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