Dr. Herzl Spiro, MD

Dr. Herzl Spiro, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 83
Dr. Herzl Spiro, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Milwaukee, WI and has been practicing for 54 years. He graduated from University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine in 1960 and specializes in psychiatry, forensic psychiatry, and more.

1020 N 12th St

Milwaukee, WI 53233

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • ADVANTAGE Health Solutions, Inc.
  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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Top Care Areas

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ADHD and-or ADD
more than 89% of peers
more than 72% of peers
more than 53% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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6  Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Addiction Medicine
  • Alcoholism
  • Cognitive & Behavioral Psychology
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Liaison Psychiatry

4  Board Certifications

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

39  Conditions Treated

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13  Procedures

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Counseling Services
  • Couples Therapy
  • Detoxification Evaluation
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Marital Counseling
  • Marital Therapy
  • Medication Management
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Stress Management

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Vermont
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1955
  • University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1960
  • Cornell-The New York Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1961
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1964
  • Jons Hopkins Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1964
  • Harvard Medical School
    Other Education | Completed 1956
  • Rutgers University PHD
    Other Education | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Distinguished Alumni Award, 1980
  • Emeritus Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1999-Lifet
  • Antoin Boisen Award in Religion and Psychiatry, 1977
  • Life Fellow American College of Psychiatrists, 2002
  • Emeritus Professor and Chair of Psychiatry Medical College of Wisconsin, 1983-Lifet
  • Distinguished Life Fellow American Psychiatric Association, 1999
Media & Publications
  • 10 Books and Monographs Written or Edited,
  • 50 professional publications,

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Spiro's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Spiro to family and friends
11 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Spiro's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Cannot say enough good things about this doctor! The first visit we had we spent almost 2 and a half hours talking about everything other than psychiatry! Being a methadone patient, it was an incredible coup that I was able to speak to the man who started the 1st methadone clinic in America! It's...more
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He cares about his patients. He wants to help more than any other doctor I've met. Compassionate about his work.
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Very nice, concerns about your needs are addressed and always leave feeling better
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