Dr. Herzl Spiro, MD


Psychiatry | Male

Dr. Herzl Spiro, MD

Dr. Herzl Spiro, MD is a psychiatry doctor who practices in Milwaukee, WI. He is 82 years old and has been practicing for 57 years. Dr. Spiro is affiliated with Aurora West Allis Medical Center, Aurora Medical Center in Gafton, Aurora Sinai Medical Center and Aurora Saint Lukes Medical Center.

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    31 to 45 minutes
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in Milwaukee, WI |
He cares about his patients. He wants to help more than any other doctor I've met. Compassionate about his work.
in Muskego, WI |
Very nice, concerns about your needs are addressed and always leave feeling better
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Dr. Spiro's Care Philosophy

I'm committed to good listing, kindness, empathy and sufficient time to work out mutually agreed treatment approaches.

Dr. Spiro's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Psychiatry
  •  Board certified in Forensic Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine
  •  Malpractice claims in Wisconsin not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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
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  • Media & Publications
    • 10 Books and Monographs Written or Edited
    • 50 professional publications

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Board Certifications

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  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychosomatic Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Addiction
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Mood Disorders
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Panic Attack
  • Panic Disorder
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Prescription Drug Abuse
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder


  • Medical School
    University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1960

  • Internship Hospital
    Cornell-The New York Hospital

    Completed in 1961

  • Residency Hospital
    Johns Hopkins Hospital

    Completed in 1964

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Jons Hopkins Hospital

    Completed in 1964

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Vermont

    Graduated in 1955

  • Other Education
    Harvard Medical School

    Completed in 1956

    Rutgers University PHD

    Completed in 1976

Languages Spoken

  • English

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

Procedures Performed

  • 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