Dr. Jay Fawver, MD

Dr. Jay Fawver, MD

Geriatric Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
(34)
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Dr. Jay Fawver, MD is a geriatric psychiatry specialist in Fort Wayne, IN and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in geriatric psychiatry and psychiatry.

6920 Pointe Inverness Way

Fort Wayne, IN 46804

Contact Information

(260) 436-4060

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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Psychiatric Evaluation
very high
more than 91% of peers
Major Depressive Disorder
high
more than 83% of peers
Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
high
more than 81% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

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

16  Conditions Treated

  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Cyclothymia (Chronic Mood Disorder)
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder

2  Procedures

  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Psychiatric Evaluation

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Indiana.

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

  • Purdue University / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Indiana University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Purdue University School Of Pharmacy
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • NAMI Exemplary Psychiatrist Award, 2000
Media & Publications
  • Matters of the Mind with Dr. Jay Fawver, Since 1997

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fawver's Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fawver to family and friends
34 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (5)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Fawver's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

Fawver's EXTREMELY smart. Hosts a PBS call-in television program. His previous experience and training as a Pharmacist make him more qualified than Psychiatrists without Pharmacist degrees. I have been a patient for 6 years and am VERY happy with my care and progress. Nurse practitioners are...more
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At one time, a decent practice, but now this is a pseudo-psychiatry pill factory. Clinicians are propped up by computer-generated diagnoses and prescription options. Profits are ahead of patients, with patient well-being an afterthought. I don't like being a number and pushed out the door with a...more
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I have gone through about 8-12 medications none are able to control my anxiety and panic attacks and they keep trying to put me on medications that we previously tried. One more visit for me and I am officially done with their services.
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Dr. Fawver has lost his touch. He no longer listens or involves the patient in the decision-making process. Over the phone help is extinct. It is all about office visits. Wait time sometimes at an hour. He does have two great NPs.
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I had awful experiences with a previous psychiatrist in the fort wayne area, including that psychiatrist leaving me as a patient (he was moving) and not offering any recommendations for further treatment. My family practitioner referred me to Dr. Fawver, and I'm so grateful she did. For the first...more
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