Dr. Leonid S. Krimer, MD

Dr. Leonid S. Krimer, MD

Psychiatry | Male | 55 years old

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Usual duration of sessions is 45 min during which individual and empathic care is the goal of the practice. Psychotherapy and Medication Management are both provided by the same psychiatrist. Emphasis is made more on psychotherapy than on medications whenever possible.Read more

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This man is absolutely horrible. He 302ed me after trying to get me to answer in the affirmative, despite the fact that I kept saying I had no suicidal ideation. He called my parent (I am 24 years old). Further more, he rode in the car with my folks and myself to the hospital which I found to be quite disturbing. He also claimed he'd never done it before, which spoke to his lack of proper judgement. Stay away! I don't understand the positive reviews. He's pure evil. Didn't bother to show up.
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Dr. Krimer's Care Philosophy

Usual duration of sessions is 45 min during which individual and empathic care is the goal of the practice. Psychotherapy and Medication Management are both provided by the same psychiatrist. Emphasis is made more on psychotherapy than on medications whenever possible.

Dr. Krimer's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Psychiatry
  •  Board certified in Psychiatry
  •  Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • R01 Independent Scientist Award, NIMH, USA, 2003
    • K08 Medica Scientist Award, NIMH, USA, 2000
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  • Psychiatry

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Stress Disorder (ASD)
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Attack
  • Asperger Syndrome
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bipolar I Disorder
  • Bipolar II Disorder
  • Bipolar IV Disorder
  • Bipolar V Disorder
  • Bipolar VI Disorder
  • Depersonalization Disorder
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Depressive Episode
  • Eating Disorders
  • Fatigue
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Hypochondriasis
  • Hypomania
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Memory Disorders
  • Mood Disorder Due to a General Medical Condition
  • Mood Disorders
  • Neurosis
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Attack
  • Panic Disorder
  • Panic Disorder With Agorapobia
  • Panic Disorder Without Agorapobia
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Hypersomnia
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psycho-Reactive Insomnia
  • Psychological Addiction
  • Psychological Disorders
  • Psychophobia
  • Psychophysiological Insomnia
  • Psychosis
  • Psychotic Depression
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizoid Personality Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform Disorder
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Sex
  • Sleep-Related Rhythmic Movement Disorder
  • Social Phobia
  • Somatoform Disorders

Education

  • Medical School
    Ural State Medical Academy

    Graduated in 1984

  • Internship Hospital
    Regional Psychiatric Hospital

    Completed in 1985

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus

    Completed in 2007

  • Fellowship Hospital
    National Institute Of Mental Health

    Completed in 1994

  • Undergraduate School
    Medical Academy

    Graduated in 1980

  • Other Education
    Yale University

    Completed in 2000

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

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Specialties

  • Psychiatry

Procedures Performed

  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychological Testing
  • Psychotherapy Services