Dr. Derek Richardson, MD

Dr. Derek Richardson, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
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Age 44
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Dr. Derek Richardson, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Tucker, GA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Meharry Medical College School Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in psychiatry.

200 Crescent Center Pkwy

Tucker, GA 30084

Contact Information

(404) 365-0966

Insurance Accepted

  • Cigna
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Psychiatric Diseases
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more than 16% of peers
Major Depressive Disorder
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more than 9% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Psychiatry

2  Board Certifications

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

13  Conditions Treated

2  Procedures

  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • Meharry Medical College School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Emory University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Emory University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Richardson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Richardson's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Richardson to family and friends
14 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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Dr. Richardson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

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  • Explains condition(s) well

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  • Answers questions

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  • Time well spent

    POOR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Other reviews are accurate.Don't waste your time and any emotional stability seeing the man.He should not being interacting with patients.
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My worst medical experience ever. I was there for my son. He made me feel as though I was the worst parent in the world and that I was doing something illegal with my son's medication because I couldn't recall a 2 week trial that we had tried at one point, mind you my child has had to try several...more
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Stay away from this psychiatrist at all costs. He is rude, insensitive, incompetent and quite frankly completely uneducated with respect to mental disorders.
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Read other reviews - so true. Every word. "pill robot" was the final verdict. He's rude and so flat in affect that he makes the whole thing worse. Accusatory - also true. Find someone else to help you. Kept giving him chances - wrong choice. It got to the point that it's possibly not even the right...more
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Worst experience with a Medical Professional EVER!!! He made me feel embarrassed & ashamed. He was condescending & accusatory. He was so robotic & unsympathetic,even after he could see that he had visibly upset me. I was so upset that I had a panic attack in his office & he was unconcerned. I came...more
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