Dr. James Rusch, MD

Dr. James Rusch, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. James Rusch, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Gulfport, MS and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans in 1983 and specializes in psychiatry.

11150 Highway 49

Gulfport, MS 39503

Contact Information

(228) 831-1700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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Antisocial Personality Disorder
very high
more than 99% of peers
Personality Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
Anxiety
very high
more than 93% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

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

51  Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • 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)
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Hypochondriasis
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Mania
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • 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
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
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5  Procedures

  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Tulane Med Sch
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rusch has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rusch's Reviews

1.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rusch to family and friends
6 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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

Dr. Rusch's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    POOR
  • Office environment

    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I see him for anxiety issues..today when I went in I was feeling “ok” when I got there. I was shaking my foot and chewing gum (I do this out of anxiousness) and he mocked me by over dramatically imitating me and told me I looked uncomfortable. Well yeah, I am uncomfortable every freaking day in my...more
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With all due respect It's time to retire when your only advice is to eat well, exercise, and have a schedule. He left me in a horrible place with no referral after a 4 month wait to get into see you. Nothing he said made a lick of sense and he refused to see me again because i didn't take my drug...more
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Very professional and a pleasure to work with on all of my visits
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