Dr. Joseph Iskandar, DO

Dr. Joseph Iskandar, DO

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Dr. Joseph Iskandar, DO is an adult & pediatric psychiatry specialist in Roanoke, VA and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Edward Via Virginia College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 2010 and specializes in adult & pediatric psychiatry, child & adolescent psychiatry, and more.Read his story

2774 Electric Rd Ste A

Roanoke, VA 24018

Contact Information

(540) 344-5100

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Top Care Areas

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

Anxiety
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more than 27% of peers
Major Depressive Disorder
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more than 17% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
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more than 17% of peers

Dr. Iskandar'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.

Dr. Iskandar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Iskandar " Dr. Iskandar received his D.O. from the Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2010 with honors. He was the recipient of several awards, including the Translating Osteopathic Understanding into Community Health (TOUCH) Award, the Health Focus of Southwest Virginia Scholarship, and the Distinguished Student Scholar Award in Psychiatry. Dr. Iskandar then began a general psychiatry residency at Virginia Tech-Carilion School of Medicine (VTC), followed by a child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship. He received multiples award including Top Hat Award from the Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Practice Based Learning Award and Fellow of the Year Award from VTC. Dr. Iskandar has had articles published in leading professional journals including The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, Journalof Clinical Psychopharmacology, Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders, General Hospital Psychiatry, Annals of Pharmacotherapy, and others. He also serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders, and British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology.Dr. Iskandar is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is also a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, the American Psychiatric Association, and the Psychiatric Society of Virginia. He is a fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Iskandar "Every patient is different with a unique personality and family dynamic."

9  Specialties

  • Adult & Pediatric Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Adult & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Eating Disorders
  • Pediatric Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

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

19  Conditions Treated

13  Procedures

  • ADHD Testing
  • Adolescent Counseling
  • Behavior Modification
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Individual Therapy
  • Marital Counseling
  • Medication Management
  • Outpatient Psychiatry
  • Pediatric Counseling
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
  • Stress Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Edward Via Virginia College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • Virginia Tech Carilion School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Virginia Tech Carilion School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Virginia Tech Carilion School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Iskandar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic, Egyptian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Iskandar's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Iskandar to family and friends
15 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Iskandar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

The best psychiatrist in town. He is very Professional and caring about his clients. He is very highly recommended.
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He is highly recommended.
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Put me on a drug that's very hard to detox from, a medicine that caused more depression than I had originally; basically it lowered my baseline for happiness, so to get to normal, I had to have the drug. Trying to quit is very hard as it has changed my brain. In 2 separate visits he said...more
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I was very hesitant to see a psychiatrist at the beginning. But now I wish I done it sooner. Dr. Joe is awesome. He made me feel comfortable from our first meeting. He got me on the right medicine. I feel much better. I never felt this good before. He saved my life.
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He got my kids on the right medications. Anxiety and depression run in my wife and I families. The kids love Dr. Joe. He was able to get them involve in the treatment plan. They are doing very well. We are happy parents.
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