Dr. Leonid Krimer, MD

Dr. Leonid Krimer, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Leonid Krimer, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Ural State Medical Academy in 1984 and specializes in psychiatry.

230 N Craig St Ste C

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Contact Information

(412) 427-2943

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arkansas
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
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Top Care Areas

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Major Depressive Disorder
more than 41% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
more than 32% of peers
Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
more than 28% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Krimer "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."

1  Specialties

  • Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

51  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
  • Depressive Disorders
  • 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
  • Psychological Addiction
  • Psychological Disorders
  • Psychophobia
  • Psychophysiological Insomnia
  • Psycho-Reactive Insomnia
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • 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


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3  Procedures

  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychological Testing
  • Psychotherapy Services

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.


  • Medical Academy
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Ural State Medical Academy
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Regional Psychiatric Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • National Institute Of Mental Health
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Yale University
    Other Education | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Krimer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Krimer to family and friends
22 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Krimer'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 (2)

An amazingly supportive doctor. The great thing is that Dr. Krimer is both a doctor/psychiatrist (who knows neuroscience & mental illnesses very well), can prescribe medications, & can also provides individual therapy. He explains brain function, psychiatric & medical conditions very well. Is also...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...more
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