Dr. Faisal M. Rafiq, MD

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Dr. Faisal M. Rafiq, MD

Psychiatry | Male

1873 Western Ave Ste 202, Albany, NY 12203 Get Directions
(518) 605-7505

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I am a Board-Eligible Psychiatrist, I have 8 years experience in the field of psychiatry. Being in Albany for the last 10 years, I am very familiar with the services and referral sources this community has to offer. I hope to treat my clients with a unique, and individualized plan, with less emphasis on the "clock" and more on providing excellence in care. Services: Psychotropic medication management, with emphasis on psychotherapy and CBT strategies. Suboxone Treatment.Read more

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Specialties

  • Psychiatry

Conditions Treated

  • Addiction
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Confusion
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Hallucinogen Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Panic Attack
  • Panic Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

Procedures Performed

  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Psychotherapy Services

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Saba University / School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2004

  • Internship Hospital
    Saint Elizabeths Hospital

    Completed in 2005

  • Residency Hospital
    Albany Medical Center

    Completed in 2008

  • Undergraduate School
    SUNY Stonybrook

    Graduated in 1998

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu

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  • Specializes in Psychiatry
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Rafiq's Care Philosophy

I am a Board-Eligible Psychiatrist, I have 8 years experience in the field of psychiatry. Being in Albany for the last 10 years, I am very familiar with the services and referral sources this community has to offer. I hope to treat my clients with a unique, and individualized plan, with less emphasis on the "clock" and more on providing excellence in care. Services: Psychotropic medication management, with emphasis on psychotherapy and CBT strategies. Suboxone Treatment.