Dr. Laura Sanchez, MD

Dr. Laura Sanchez, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Laura Sanchez, MD is a child & adolescent psychiatry specialist in Wayne, PA and has been practicing for 31 years. She graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health in 1987 and specializes in child & adolescent psychiatry and adult & adolescent psychiatry.

987 Old Eagle School Rd Ste 719

Wayne, PA 19087

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2  Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Adult & Adolescent Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

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

7  Conditions Treated

Background Check

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  • Bryn Mawr College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Ohio State University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Mental Health Association of Ohio Achievement Award, 1987
  • Ethel Brown Childen's Hospital of Philadelphia Foerderer Fund for Excellence Recipient, 1997
  • Ohio State University, Department of Psychiatry Resident Research Award, 1990
  • American Academy of Clinical Psychiatry, Clinical Research Award Best Published Paper, 1995
  • New Investigator Travel Recipient, NIMH-New Clinical Drug Evaluation Unit, 1993
  • Center of Excellence Faculty Scholar Award, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1994
  • Eli Lilly Pilot Research Award for Junior Faculty and Child Psychiatry Fellows, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Ps, 1993
Media & Publications
  • Bipolar Mood Disorder in Children and Adolescents, In: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: A Comprehensive Textbook., 2002
  • Anxiety and Anxiety Disorders Usually First Diagnosed in Infancy, Childhood or Adolescence, In: Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders: The 4th Edition,, 2007
  • A Prospective Study of childhood neurocognitive functioning in schizophrenic patients and their siblings, 2003
  • A Pilot Study of Clomipramine in Young Autistic Children, 1996
  • Bipolarity in Children, 1999
  • Overview of the Treatment of BipolarDisorder,, 2001

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Sanchez's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sanchez to family and friends
6 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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Dr. Sanchez's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

First session was great. Follow up session was a disaster. Dr. Sanchez is unorganized, condescending and honestly pretty rude. If you blindly submit to her authority you may not have the same experience as I did. She forgot what she had prescribed me and when she couldn't find my lab work she...more
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Knowledgeable; excellent w/ adolescents; highest quality care
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Dr. Sanchez is the most skilled and sensitive clinician for medication management and psychotherapy that I've ever encountered. Bar none. I recommend her without reservation.
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