Dr. Joseph Ripperger, MD

Dr. Joseph Ripperger, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Joseph Ripperger, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Norman, OK and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center in 1989 and specializes in psychiatry and addiction psychiatry.Read his story

2201 Westpark Dr

Norman, OK 73069

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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma

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Bipolar Disorder
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more than 94% of peers
Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
more than 76% of peers
Adjustment Disorder
more than 72% of peers

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Dr. Ripperger's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ripperger "Dr. Ripperger has practiced psychiatric medicine for 25 years. After recieving his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, he completed an internship at Griffin Memorial Hospital and a residency program at the Hayden H. Donahue Mental Health Institute in Norman, Oklahoma. Following his residency, he served as the Inpatient Psychiatric Residency Director at Griffin Memorial Hospital for two years. He is board-certified in psychiatric medicine and the recipient of the 1994 and 2000 National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) Oklahoma Professional Award. The Consumer Research Council of America name him as one of America's Top Psychiatrist from 2003-2016. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and Vanderbilt University. He currently serves on the board of directors for Parents Helping Parents, a support group for parents that have children struggling with alcohol or substance abuse."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ripperger "Dr. Ripperger is a longtime climber and teaches that an active lifestyle is directly related to positive mental health; exercise can relieve syptoms of depression and anxiety. Treating mental illness has become his life's work, and outdoor adventures, such as climbing, biking,and skiing have always played a critical role in providing fuel for his work with helping patients."

2  Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

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

17  Conditions Treated

5  Procedures

  • Medication Management
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Stress Management

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  • University Of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1989

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Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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