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Dr. John Defrate, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry •  Male • Age 66

  
Dr. Defrate

Brody & Assoc

825 N Washington St Wilmington, DE 19801
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Dr. John Defrate, MD is a child & adolescent psychiatry specialist in Wilmington, DE and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Medical University Of South Carolina in 1981 and specializes in child & adolescent psychiatry.


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Biography

Dr. John Defrate, MD is a child & adolescent psychiatry specialist in Wilmington, DE and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Medical University Of South Carolina in 1981 and specializes in child & adolescent psychiatry.

Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Education

1986
Med University Sc
Fellowship Hospital
1984
Med University Sc
Residency Hospital
1981
Medical University Of South Carolina
Medical School

Languages

  • French
  • English

Awards

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(302) 655-7110

Dr. Defrate accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
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CareFirst Maryland POS
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Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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Dr. Defrate's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Major Depressive Disorder
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Defrate treats Major Depressive Disorder more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Defrate treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Psychiatric Diseases
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Dr. Defrate treats Psychiatric Diseases more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Defrate treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Suicidal Ideation
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Defrate treats Suicidal Ideation more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Defrate treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Defrate's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anorexia
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Bulimia
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Confusion
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Cyclothymia (Chronic Mood Disorder)
  • 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)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Hallucinogen Dependence
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Mania
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Munchausen Syndrome
  • 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 Hallucinogen Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Paranoid Personality Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizoid and Schizotypal Personality Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophreniform Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

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73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)