Dr. Heidi Sorenson, MD

Dr. Heidi Sorenson, MD

Psychiatry •  Female • Age 53

  
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Dr. Heidi Sorenson, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Brainerd, MN and has over 23 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Sorenson has more experience with Personality Disorders, Psychotic Disorders, and General Mental Health than other specialists in her area. She graduated from University of Minnesota Medical School medical school in 1997. She is affiliated with Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center. She has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Sorenson to book an appointment.


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Essentia Health St. Joseph's-Brainerd Clinic

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(218) 270-9868
Essentia Health St. Joseph's-Brainerd Clinic2024 S 6th St Brainerd, MN 56401
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Dr. Sorenson accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Blue Cross Accord
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Practice Areas

Personality Disorders

Personality disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that affect how a person thinks, feels or behaves, including narcissistic personality disorder, paranoid personality disorder, and borderline personality disorder.Compare with other Personality Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 81% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Personality Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sorenson treats Personality Disorders more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Sorenson treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Borderline Personality Disorder
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sorenson treats Borderline Personality Disorder more than 66% of their peers

Dr. Sorenson treats this condition more than 66% of their peers

Psychotic Disorders

Psychotic disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that cause severe mental symptoms and disconnection from reality, such as schizophrenia, delusional disorder, and substance-induced psychosis.Compare with other Psychotic Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 68% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Schizoaffective Disorder
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sorenson treats Schizoaffective Disorder more than 83% of their peers

Dr. Sorenson treats this condition more than 83% of their peers

Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sorenson treats Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder more than 83% of their peers

Dr. Sorenson treats this condition more than 83% of their peers

Schizophrenia
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sorenson treats Schizophrenia more than 66% of their peers

Dr. Sorenson treats this condition more than 66% of their peers

General Mental Health

General mental health includes management, treatment and prevention of mental illness through risk factor screenings, counseling, group therapy, and wellness support.Compare with other General Mental Health specialists.

Typically treats 70% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 13 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sorenson treats Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain) more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Sorenson treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Adjustment Disorder
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sorenson treats Adjustment Disorder more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Sorenson treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

ADHD and-or ADD
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sorenson treats ADHD and-or ADD more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Sorenson treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Addiction and Substance Abuse

Addiction and substance abuse specialists diagnose and treat people who have become physically dependent or addicted to drugs and alcohol through treatments including counseling, detoxifcation, inpatient rehabilitation, and medication.Compare with other Addiction and Substance Abuse specialists.

Typically treats 56% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 11 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Tobacco Use Disorder
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sorenson treats Tobacco Use Disorder more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Sorenson treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sorenson treats Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse more than 73% of their peers

Dr. Sorenson treats this condition more than 73% of their peers

Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sorenson treats Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders more than 68% of their peers

Dr. Sorenson treats this condition more than 68% of their peers

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Dr. Sorenson's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Anorexia
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Confusion
  • Conversion Disorder
  • 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)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Factitious Disorders
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

About Me

Care Philosophy

As a physician, I have the privilege of caring for patients and their families and sharing in Essentia Health's mission of making a healthy difference in people's lives.

Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Mental Health

Board Certifications

Education

University Of Mn Med School
Residency Hospital
1997
University of Minnesota Medical School
Medical School

Awards

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Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center

Brainerd, MN

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2018)