Dr. Kirk Meekins, MD

Child & Adolescent PsychiatryMaleAge 45

Dr. Meekins
Accepting new patients

Richard P. Defrancisci M.d. Inc.

5125 Skyway Paradise, CA 95969

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(530) 872-2000

Dr. Kirk Meekins, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Paradise, CA. He is affiliated with Musc Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Meekins to book an appointment.

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  • Explains Conditions Well
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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Meekins' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Meekins treats Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Meekins treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

ADHD and-or ADD
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Meekins treats ADHD and-or ADD more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Meekins treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Adjustment Disorder
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Meekins treats Adjustment Disorder more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Meekins treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Meekins' conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Cyclothymia (Chronic Mood Disorder)
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Hypochondriasis
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizoid and Schizotypal Personality Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

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Dr. Meekins accepts the following insurance:

Anthem
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Small Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Gold Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Platinum Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Select (PERS Select Providers)-CA PPO
Select PPO (Select Network)-CA PPO
Select-CA PPO
Silver (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Advantage-CA PPO
Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Tenet Network-CA PPO
Traditional
Traditional PPO
UC Care-CA PPO
UC CORE-CA PPO
UC Health Savings Plan-CA
UC High Option Supplement to Medicare-CA
UC Medicare with Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Medicare without Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Resident and Fellows-CA PPO
UCSHIP-CA PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Select PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

Dr. Meekins' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Meekins

5.0

Based on 12 ratings

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    Dr. Meekins is the best psychiatrist one can have helping them! He is compassionate, patient, empathetic, and incredibly knowledgeable. I am so grateful he is my doctor. He gives people back their hope and dignity. I love him.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
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    Tamara M. – Jul 24, 2021
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    Dr. Meekins is a great doctor. He is caring, honest, takes time with his patients. I would recommend him to anyone who needs a psychiatrist. He is compassionate, knowledgeable and seems to really care about his patients. I see him in Paradise, CA.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
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    Elissa in Paradise, CA – Jun 07, 2019
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    Biography

    Dr. Kirk Meekins, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Paradise, CA. He is affiliated with Musc Medical Center. He is accepting new patients....Read more

    Specialties

    • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

    Board Certifications

    • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

    Awards

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Dr. Kirk Meekins, MD accepting new patients?

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    What are Dr. Kirk Meekins, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Meekins frequently treats Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), ADHD and-or ADD, and Adjustment Disorder . See all procedures and conditions Dr. Meekins treats.

    Where is Dr. Kirk Meekins, MD's office located?

    Dr. Meekins' office is located at 5125 Skyway, Paradise, CA 95969. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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    Locations

    Practice

    Richard P. Defrancisci M.d. Inc.5125 Skyway Paradise, CA 95969
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    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Meekins is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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    Musc Medical Center

    Charleston, SC

    78% Patient Experience Rating, 9% higher than the national average

    17 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)