Dr. Harold Harsch, MD

Dr. Harold Harsch, MD

Geriatric Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
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Dr. Harold Harsch, MD is a geriatric psychiatry specialist in Wauwatosa, WI and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Wisconsin in 1976 and specializes in geriatric psychiatry and psychosomatic medicine.

1155 N Mayfair Rd

Wauwatosa, WI 53226

Contact Information

(414) 805-3666

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Harsch performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Anxiety
very high
more than 91% of peers
Psychiatric Evaluation
very high
more than 91% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Harsch's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Harsch "Dr. Harsch's primary clinical focus has been on the diagnosis and treatment of major psychiatric illnesses/ including dementias. He has conducted studies on various psychoactive medications used to treat disorders ranging from Alzheimer's Disease/ Major Depression to Schizophrenia. His subspecialty interest includes the use of psychoactive medications in the older adult and in individuals with complicating medical disorders."

2  Specialties

  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Psychosomatic Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

25  Conditions Treated

  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Confusion
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

2  Procedures

  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Wisconsin.

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

  • Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • University Tex Med Br
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Stanford University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Stanford University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Harsch has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Harsch's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Harsch to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Harsch's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    POOR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    POOR
  • Answers questions

    POOR
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I took my 87 year old mother to see Dr. Harsch today. I have NEVER witnessed such poor communication and lack of care in a Doctor - cold in his attitude and demeanor - demonstrating no concept of how to talk with the elderly. I am not convinced that he reviewed her records, and pertinent...more
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