Dr. Kathleen Orsak, MD

Dr. Kathleen Orsak, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 64
Dr. Kathleen Orsak, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Glens Falls, NY and has been practicing for 37 years. She graduated from SUNY Upstate Med Univ in 1979 and specializes in psychiatry and anesthesiology.

100 Park St Ste 1

Glens Falls, NY 12801

Contact Information

(518) 926-1000

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Personality Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
very high
more than 94% of peers
Borderline Personality Disorder
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Orsak'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.

2  Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Anesthesiology

2  Board Certifications

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

49  Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Anorexia
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Bulimia
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Conversion 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
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Hallucinogen Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Pedophilia
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder


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5  Procedures

  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)

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.


  • SUNY Upstate Med Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • SUNY Upstate Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • SUNY Upstate Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Orsak has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Orsak's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Orsak to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Orsak's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

OMG! Is she still practicing? Horrible, Terrible! Abuse of power! Blackmail and coercion! Lies and verbally abuses you when you ask for help! Uses profanity! Ought to be sued and have her license pulled immediately! "LOCK HER UP!!!" Wow! The worst! Most unprofessional, ridiculous "doctor" ever!...more
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