Dr. Harriet Scheft, MD

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Dr. Harriet Scheft, MD

Addiction Psychiatry | Female

133 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215 Get Directions
(617) 421-1000

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Dr. Scheft specializes in Addiction Psychiatry and practices in Boston, MA. She practices at 2 locations.

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2nd visit she told me to decrease med that I did not take because she told me it could increase my already high BP and that my problems were like comparing apples to oranges and that she was too busy to reschedule my appointment and would call me after she finds a day treatment program for me in my area. She also told me to change my care (primary) and I told her no that I would not change because I was treated at the healthcare office since 2011. I left the office so sick with anxiety;
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Specialties

  • Addiction Psychiatry

Board Certifications

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  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Conditions Treated

  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Phobia
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

Procedures Performed

  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

  • 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 School
    Tel Aviv University / Sackler Faculty of Medicine

    Graduated in 1990

  • Residency Hospital
    University Ma Mem Hlthcare University Campus

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Addiction Psychiatry
  • Board certified in Addiction Psychiatry and Psychiatry
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Scheft's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Scheft

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients