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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1  Specialties

  • Addiction Psychiatry

2  Board Certifications

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

18  Conditions Treated

1  Procedures

  • Psychiatric Evaluation

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chessen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chessen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Chessen

1.7

Based on 27 reviews

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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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Bobby M in Hampton, VA – Nov 06, 2016
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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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Ed in Newport News, VA – Oct 28, 2016
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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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Julia B in Newport News, VA – Sep 29, 2016
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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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Madeline in Newport News – Jul 30, 2016
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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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KM in Williamsburg, VA – Apr 16, 2016
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