Dr. Howard Detwiler Jr, MD

Dr. Howard Detwiler Jr, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
Dr. Howard Detwiler Jr, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Anchorage, AK. He specializes in psychiatry.

4141 B St Ste 208

Anchorage, AK 99503

Contact Information

(907) 770-0585

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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Homicidal Ideation
more than 69% of peers
Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
more than 38% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
more than 38% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Psychiatry

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Detwiler Jr does not have any board certifications listed.

34  Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

Dr. Detwiler Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Detwiler Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Detwiler Jr to family and friends
9 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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Dr. Detwiler Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Extremely unprofessional, spends most of the time bragging about his military accomplishments and his own medical education. Honestly he could care less about the patients mental well being. His staff ( Wife) is a piece of work, will not take responsibility for her mistakes and takes it out on the...more
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Excellent physician. Manages meds, remembers details about his patents. The best in Anchorage.
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Dr. Detwiler is the most dedicated and available medical provider to ever treat me, primarily for neuropsychiatric concerns, but his attention to my overall health improves my life. As do his occasional, action-adventure epics when his next patient is late. Every year, Dr. Detwiler advances his...more
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I thought he was a friendly Doctor wanting to help. I was wrong and let down. Apparently I was given a number of excuses that were ridiculous almost 2 weeks after my first appointment of why they refered me back to a clinic that couldn't take me back on as a patient. With not much options and...more
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He's one of the only doctors I truly believe that I can trust. Great man, great doctor.
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