Dr. Fredric Schiffer, MD

PsychiatryMaleAge 77

Dr. Schiffer
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Frederic Schiffer MD

30 Lincoln St Ste 3 Newton Highlands, MA 02461

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(617) 969-1188

Dr. Fredric Schiffer, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Newton Highlands, MA. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Schiffer to book an appointment.

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  • Offers Telehealth
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  • Low Wait Times
    Patients are usually seen in 10 minutes or less.

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No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Schiffer's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Psychological Evaluation
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Dr. Schiffer performs Psychological Evaluation more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Schiffer performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
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Dr. Schiffer performs Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Schiffer performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Psychiatric Evaluation
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schiffer performs Psychiatric Evaluation more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Schiffer performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Schiffer's conditions and procedures:

  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Anxiety
  • Counseling Services
  • Couples Therapy
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Detoxification Evaluation
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marital Counseling
  • Marital Therapy
  • Medication Management
  • Mood Disorders
  • Panic Attack
  • Panic Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
  • Psychosis
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

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Dr. Schiffer's Reviews

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3.0

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  • Appointment wasn't rushed (4)
  • Listened & answered questions (4)
  • Office environment (4)
What could be improved
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (2)
  • Appointment was rushed (1)
  • Difficult to schedule appointment (1)
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As a patient for 4 years I was surprised to see any negative reviews. Dr. Schiffer has been extremely helpful to me . He has been instrumental in the progress I have made . He understands trauma and has always been there for me without judgement. Perhaps some of the negative reviewers weren’t ready to put the time and effort needed to work in therapy.It is a difficult journey but Dr Schiffer continues to open myself up to understanding the 2 different minds I have and how to become a healthier person. Thank you Dr Schiffer!
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Jun 14, 2019
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Kept a relative sick for a year upping his dosage to addictive medication, he ended up in rehab and completely isolated after DR Schiffer was fine with him. This man is dangerous, do not see him!!!
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  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Jun 05, 2019
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I met this dr abut treatment for a relatives drug program. He is anidealogue, dogmatic, immersed in his personal theory to the exclusion of other important issues related to drugs. Simplistic, superficial and insensitive. Would never recommend. Total waste of time.
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Jun 01, 2019
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I have been a patient of Dr. Schiffers for about 2 years. He has saved my life and my family. He has worked with me and taught me than I could have ever imagined. I have seen other Doctors before him that went nowhere. He has been more than I could have ever imagined for a doctor!!
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Malden, MA – Jul 19, 2016
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Dr. Schiffer has been helping a family member for over 2 1/2 years. He has been instrumental in listening and advising our family member on how to deal with their challenges and has really helped with ideas on how to navigate everyday life while coping with these challenges. He has also been very receptive to family discussions and has always been there when there was an immediate need. I highly recommend him to help you or your family member.
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Littleton, MA – Jun 28, 2016
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Fredric Schiffer, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Newton Highlands, MA. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth...Read more

Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Adult Psychiatry

Education

1971
Medical School
1978
McLean Hosp Harvard
Residency Hospital
1975
Harvard Medical School
Fellowship Hospital
1973
Hahemann Hospital
Residency Hospital
1972
Hahemann Hospital
Internship Hospital
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Does Dr. Fredric Schiffer, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Schiffer has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

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What are Dr. Fredric Schiffer, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Schiffer frequently treats Psychological Evaluation, Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery , and Psychiatric Evaluation. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Schiffer treats.

Where is Dr. Fredric Schiffer, MD's office located?

Dr. Schiffer's office is located at 30 Lincoln St Ste 3, Newton Highlands, MA 02461. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Frederic Schiffer MD30 Lincoln St Ste 3 Newton Highlands, MA 02461
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