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Dr. Douglas Chessen, MD

Addiction Psychiatry ·  Male · Age 75

Dr. Chessen

Dr. Douglas Chessen, MD is an addiction psychiatry specialist in Newport News, VA and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1969 and specializes in addiction psychiatry.


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(757) 595-3900

Dr. Chessen accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Chessen's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • 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
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

About Me

Biography

Dr. Douglas Chessen, MD is an addiction psychiatry specialist in Newport News, VA and has been practicing for 46 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
Mass Mental Health Center
Residency Hospital
1973
Mass Mh Center Harvard
Residency Hospital
1973
Pb Brigham Hospital Harvard
Residency Hospital
1970
Presby St Lukes Med Center
Internship Hospital
1969
Harvard Medical School
Medical School
1973
1973
1973
1973
1970
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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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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