Dr. Farhad Sholevar, MD

Dr. Farhad Sholevar, MD

Adult Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
Dr. Farhad Sholevar, MD is an adult psychiatry specialist in Allentown, PA. He graduated from Tehran University Of Medical Sciences, Faculty Of Medicine and specializes in adult psychiatry.

2895 Hamilton Blvd Ste 104

Allentown, PA 18104

Contact Information

(610) 435-8986

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Major Depressive Disorder
very high
more than 99% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
very high
more than 96% of peers
Bipolar Disorder
very high
more than 94% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Adult Psychiatry

2  Board Certifications

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

47  Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Confusion
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Factitious Disorders
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Paranoid Personality Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • 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
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder


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7  Procedures

  • Antipsychotic Medication Therapy (Inpatient Only)
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Lithium Therapy (Inpatient Only)
  • Other Psychiatric Medication Therapy (Inpatient Only)
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Tehran University Of Medical Sciences, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Thomas Jefferson University
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Thomas Jefferson University
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sholevar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Persian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sholevar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sholevar to family and friends
18 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Sholevar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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