Dr. Howard Babus, MD

Dr. Howard Babus, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
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Dr. Howard Babus, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Santa Barbara, CA and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from New York Med Coll in 1975 and specializes in psychiatry.

504 W Pueblo St Ste 304

Santa Barbara, CA 93105

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Babus performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Psychosis
high
more than 88% of peers
Schizophrenia
normal
more than 69% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
normal
more than 39% of peers

Dr. Babus's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

29  Conditions Treated

  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • New York Med Coll
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Santa Barbara Co Ment Hlth Svrs
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Babus has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Babus' Reviews

2.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Babus to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Babus' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I always found Dr. Babus to be an excellent Psychiatrist. I always felt comfortable talking to him. He was easy to talk to, and an enjoyable and helpful conversationalist. Even talking about my abusive marriage and sex-life with my then-husband was easy. He always seemed to know the right questions...more
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