Dr. Hiruy Gessesse, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry •  Male

  
Dr. Gessesse

Harbor Psychiatric Health

4010 Watson Plaza Dr Ste 285 Lakewood, CA 90712

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(562) 497-1505

Dr. Hiruy Gessesse, MD is a child & adolescent psychiatry specialist in Lakewood, CA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University Of California, Los Angeles, School Of Medicine in 2005 and specializes in child & adolescent psychiatry and psychiatry.


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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Gessesse's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gessesse treats Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Gessesse treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gessesse treats Nondependent Alcohol Abuse more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Gessesse treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gessesse treats Nondependent Marijuana Abuse more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Gessesse treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Gessesse's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Confusion
  • 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
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Mania
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Hallucinogen Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Other Psychiatric Medication Therapy (Inpatient Only)
  • Paranoid Personality Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychological Testing
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophreniform Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

Dr. Gessesse's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Gessesse

2.1

Based on 21 reviews

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1 Star
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Horrible! Barely sees patient. No communication. Awful.
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Awful excuse of a doctor.
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Sees patients as jobs and shows no real concern or understanding. Never available and when you finally do meet, it feels rushed.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Hiruy Gessesse, MD is a child & adolescent psychiatry specialist in Lakewood, CA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University Of California, Los Angeles, School Of Medicine in 2005 and specializes in child & adolescent psychiatry and psychiatry.

Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Education

2005
University Of California, Los Angeles, School Of Medicine
Medical School

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53% Patient experience rating, 16% lower than the national average

49% Patient experience rating, 20% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

58% Patient experience rating, 11% lower than the national average

44% Patient experience rating, 25% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)