Dr. Douglas Chessen, MD

Dr. Douglas Chessen, MD

Addiction Psychiatry  ·  
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Age 75
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Dr. Douglas Chessen, MD is an addiction psychiatry specialist in Newport News, VA and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1969 and specializes in addiction psychiatry.

12420 Warwick Blvd Ste 7C

Newport News, VA 23606

Contact Information

(757) 595-3900

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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No malpractice claims found for Virginia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Chessen's conditions and procedures:

Adjustment Disorder
Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
Anxiety
Bipolar Disorder
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
Major Depressive Disorder
Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
Phobia
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Psychiatric Diseases
Psychiatric Evaluation
Psychosis
Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
Schizoaffective Disorder
Schizophrenia
Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder

About Me

Biography

Dr. Douglas Chessen, MD is an addiction psychiatry specialist in Newport News, VA and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1969 and specializes in addiction psychiatry.

Specialties

  • Addiction Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Education

  • 1973
    Harvard Med School
    Fellowship Hospital
    1973
  • 1973
    Pb Brigham Hospital Harvard
    Residency Hospital
    1973
  • 1973
    Mass Mh Center Harvard
    Residency Hospital
    1973
  • 1973
    Mass Mental Health Center
    Residency Hospital
    1973
  • 1970
    Presby St Lukes Med Center
    Internship Hospital
    1970
  • 1969
    Harvard Medical School
    Medical School
    1969

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Dr. Chessen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Chessen

1.7

Based on 27 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Average Wait Time
  • 31 – 45 minutes
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I have seen the staff at Dr. Chessen's office for years for assistance with mild depression . I have found staff to be very professional and knowledgeable . i agree with other reviews that wait times can be extreme and there is difficulty in reaching the office via phone but have attributed this to...Read More
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This practice is the best I have had in over 20 years of treatment. The office staff is very friendly ( show them friendliness and they reciprocate ) and Pam is amazing. I have never waited more than 10 minutes to be called in for an appointment. Thanks to everyone there!
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The doctors are incredibly rude, unaccommodating, and generally have no idea what they are talking about. I shouldn't have to tell my doctor about a drug interaction while they're trying to prescribe me something, with my chart right in front of them. They cut their patients off when voicing...Read More
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I've seen Dr. Chessen and Pamela for a few months. They are great to work with, easy to trust and thorough with their evaluations. The major concerns I have with TPMG/Chessen Behavioral Health is that appointments are cancelled/rescheduled with some frequency and it is absolutely impossible to...Read More
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Extremely Unreasonable and Unrealistic standards!!! Especially given he specialises in addiction psychiatry! ..Quick & Short Attitude! Dismissive of patient history & symptoms and best interest!!
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