Dr. Douglas Chessen, MD

Dr. Douglas Chessen, MD

Addiction Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 74
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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
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Chessen's Experience

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Dr. Chessen's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Addiction Psychiatry
  • Board certified in Addiction Psychiatry and Psychiatry
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

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

1.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chessen to family and friends
27 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (20)

Dr. Chessen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    POOR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

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...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...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...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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