Dr. Lauro Amezcua-Patino, MD

Dr. Lauro Amezcua-Patino, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Lauro Amezcua-Patino, MD is a child & adolescent psychiatry specialist in Chandler, AZ and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Universidad Autonoma De Baja California, Mexicali, Facultad De Medicina Mexicali in 1983 and specializes in child & adolescent psychiatry and addiction psychiatry.

4055 W Chandler Blvd Ste 5

Chandler, AZ 85226

Contact Information

(480) 464-4431

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Amezcua-Patino's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Psychiatric Evaluation
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Amezcua-Patino performs Psychiatric Evaluation more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Amezcua-Patino performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Anxiety
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Amezcua-Patino treats Anxiety more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Amezcua-Patino treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Amezcua-Patino treats Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Amezcua-Patino treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Amezcua-Patino's conditions and procedures:

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
Conduct Disorder
Confusion
Conversion Disorder
Developmental and Learning Disorders
Dissociative Disorder
Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
Eating Disorders
Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
Factitious Disorders
Gender Dysphoria
Hallucinogen Dependence
Homicidal Ideation
Hypochondriasis
Impulse Control Disorders
Major Depressive Disorder
Marijuana Addiction
Narcissistic Personality Disorder
Neuropsychological Testing
Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
Nondependent Hallucinogen Abuse
Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
Nondependent Opioid Abuse
Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)
Opioid Dependence
Personality Disorders
Phobia
Postpartum Depression
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Psychiatric Diseases
Psychiatric Evaluation
Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
Psychological Testing
Psychosis
Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
QEEG (Quantitative Encephalogram)
Schizoaffective Disorder
Schizoid and Schizotypal Personality Disorder
Schizophrenia
Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
Schizophreniform Disorder
Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
Separation Anxiety
Somatoform Disorders
Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
Suicidal Ideation
Tobacco Use Disorder

About Me

Care Philosophy

In our practice, the total patient is our primary concern, and we pride ourselves on providing personal and friendly care." "We are dedicated to fully educating you and your family about your mental health needs, and strive to be your partner in health." "Our mission is to provide patient centered, high quality, accesible, affordable, available and accountable psychiatric services."

Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry

Board Certifications

Education

Maricopa Med Center
Residency Hospital
1983
Universidad Autonoma De Baja California, Mexicali, Facultad De Medicina Mexicali
Medical School
1983

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Fellow APA, 2004

Dr. Amezcua-Patino's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Amezcua-Patino

2.5

Based on 43 reviews

5 Stars
25.58139534883721%
(11)
4 Stars
9.30232558139535%
(4)
3 Stars
4.651162790697675%
(2)
2 Stars
6.976744186046512%
(3)
1 Star
53.48837209302326%
(23)

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I have a history of addiction, and although I was forthcoming with this information I was actually seeking treatment for my severe adult ADD. I didn’t see the doctor. I only saw some assistant, or resident NP. She said I was lying and trying to manipulate them into getting Valium. I never said I...Read More
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Dr Patino is a very intelligent doctor. And does brain mapping that you can't get done just every where. How ever his office support staff is very poor. I ran out of medication called on Monday morning and have called and left messages every day it is now Thursday and still have not returned my...Read More
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I saw Dr. Patino at Banner when I was 16. I later found out that he diagnosed everyone with bi polar. He is a horrible person. He needs to loose his medical license. Sadly the system is so broken they can't even hold a corrupt doctor accountable. He's a dangerous man and his colleagues will defend...Read More
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Considerate, caring, and most importantly, he's knowledgeable. This doctor put my well-being at the forefront of our care plan.
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Don't go here. As soon as my insurance changed and I needed to see another doctor, he REFUSED to refill my prescription even though I only had 5 days left and it will take at least a month to get an appointment with another doctor. I believe this is irresponsible, dangerous and unethical as well....Read More
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