Dr. James Townsend, DO

Dr. James Townsend, DO

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry  |  
Male
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Dr. James Townsend, DO is a child & adolescent psychiatry doctor who practices in East Setauket, NY. He has been practicing for 16 years.

100 S Jersey Ave Unit 1

East Setauket, NY 11733

Contact Information

(631) 343-3140

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

ADHD and-or ADD
high
more than 89% of peers
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
normal
more than 69% of peers
Anxiety
normal
more than 28% of peers

Dr. Townsend'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.

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Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
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Board Certifications

Dr. Townsend does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Confusion
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
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Procedures

  • Family Psychotherapy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey / New Jersey School Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Townsend has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Townsend has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Townsend's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Townsend to family and friends
4.6
based on 9 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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    (8)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Townsend's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Wonderful and helpful professional- very informative.
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Dr Townsend has cared for our sons for many years. He is trustworthy, brilliant and compassionate. He is excellent with responding quickly to the patients needs,.
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Amazing Child Psychiatrist! Brilliant in his field and all of medicine. Kind, caring and passionate in doing right by his patients. Extremely knowledgable & effective in both treating his patients and by helping families understand the different dynamics at hand. Dr. Townsend is one of a kind!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Townsend accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Townsend has admitting privileges

Saint Charles Hospital
200 Belle Terre Rd
Port Jefferson, NY 11777
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