Dr. Criselda Abad-Santos, MD

Dr. Criselda Abad-Santos, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Criselda Abad-Santos, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Woodland Hills, CA and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from University of the Philippines College of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, and more.

21900 Burbank Blvd Ste 300

Woodland Hills, CA 91367

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameriben
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Shield of California
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • 22 More

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Psychiatric Diseases
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more than 2% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Abad-Santos "Dr. Cris is a skilled and experienced psychiatrist who has helped clients just like you build richer, more rewarding lives. She completed her psychiatry residency training at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons in Manhattan, New York in 1999. She has over 14 years of clinical experience treating various psychiatric conditions. She provides individual, family and couples therapy, and medication management."

3  Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Geriatric Psychiatry

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Abad-Santos does not have any board certifications listed.

28  Conditions Treated

7  Procedures

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Couples Therapy
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychological Testing
  • Psychotherapy Services

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

2 Sanctions
  • Other (9/1/2017)
    Action Taken: Probation
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: California
  • Violated terms of probation (4/1/2015)
    Action Taken: Probation
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: California
1 Board Action
  • Professional Misconduct (6/4/2013)
    Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Delaware

Education

  • University of The Philippines System / Institute of Health Science
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • University of the Philippines College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College Of Physicians & Surgeons
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College Of Physicians & Surgeons
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Abad-Santos has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Abad-Santos has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Abad-Santos' Reviews

2.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Abad-Santos to family and friends
11 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Abad-Santos' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

This doctor was disrespectful to me from my first to very last appointment regarding my diagnosis and symptoms. Furthermore, her staff overcharged my insurance company as well as my copay. What was truly unprofessional was that she avoided/ignored my calls or emails when I brought up these...more
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She is a horrible doctor, a fraud and doesn't care about patients just about insurance money. I called to get a prescription refilled and she first said she had to see me then she said that if I just paid her my copay she did not have to see me, basically just wanted my insurance money. I also saw...more
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Very unprofessional, I saw her for a year, if it wasn't for the fact that she prescribed what I asked for I would not have seen her so long. She double books appointments and blames it on others. She failed to submit an authorization form for my Rx for over a month;every time I called to get an...more
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