Dr. Linden Schild, MD

Dr. Linden Schild, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Linden Schild, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Chester, NY and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Boston University School of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in psychiatry.

20 West Ave Ste 103

Chester, NY 10918

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MagnaCare
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans

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Top Care Areas

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more than 76% of peers
ADHD and-or ADD
more than 67% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
more than 67% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

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

19  Conditions Treated

5  Procedures

  • Individual Adult Psychotherapy
  • Medication Management
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Psychotherapy With Medication Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.


  • Boston University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Brockton Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Boston University Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Lac Usc Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schild has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schild's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schild to family and friends
42 total reviews (13 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (42)

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Dr. Schild's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Over 45 minutes

Patient Comments (13)

If you don't mind waiting for 2-3 hours for your scheduled appointment you'll be fine here. It's quite exhausting and such a shame to have to wait so long because he really is a good psychiatrist. At least there are good movies playing in the waiting area.
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He was the first and only doctor to really listen to me and work with me. I have that fact that everyone puts him down. He has a huge case load ND doesn't deserve to be talked about like this. I enjoy his company and his stories. He makes me feel comfortable enough to tell hm the truth about stuff...more
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I find it absolutely ridiculous that I have to wait over an hour for my scheduled appointments!!! Even when I am scheduled as “ the first appointment” of the day I have waited 45 min to over an hour!! And when I finally do get in his office he is more inclined to talk about himself. I think it’s...more
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I have been a patient of Dr. Schild for more than 20 years. He is a well-educated, well-informed, highly knowledgeable clinician. He runs his own practice and works harder than any 3 drs combined! Be prepared to have some patience in his waiting room, as he does run behind often. His care is worth...more
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The office is poorly run at best. Waiting for his arrival is quite the experience. Must be nice to run a business with such little consideration for the people waiting.
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