Dr. Melissa Ramirez, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry •  Female • Age 41
  
Dr. Ramirez
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Future Forward Wellness

3610 N 44th St Ste 210 Phoenix, AZ 85018

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(602) 441-4921

Dr. Melissa Ramirez, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Phoenix, AZ. She is affiliated with Maricopa Medical Center. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Ramirez to book an appointment.


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(602) 441-4921

Dr. Ramirez accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna Savings Plus of AZ
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS

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Dr. Ramirez's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Major Depressive Disorder
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Dr. Ramirez treats Major Depressive Disorder more than 58% of her peers

Dr. Ramirez treats this condition more than 58% of her peers

Psychiatric Diseases
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Dr. Ramirez treats Psychiatric Diseases more than 51% of her peers

Dr. Ramirez treats this condition more than 51% of her peers

Anxiety
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Dr. Ramirez treats Anxiety more than 13% of her peers

Dr. Ramirez treats this condition more than 13% of her peers

Dr. Ramirez's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Medication Management
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Other Psychiatric Medication Therapy (Inpatient Only)
  • Outpatient Psychiatry
  • Panic Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Social Phobia
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

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Dr. Ramirez's Reviews

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She is very caring and helpful. She helps my child feel comfortable talking about difficult things. I would highly recommend her.
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Apr 16, 2019
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Devastating experience. Melissa demanded I call my abuser (kid's dad) on spot, or she wouldn't see my daughter. I expressed to her that he's violent, her eyes grew bigger, & she insisted even harder. We were desperate to be seen. I called ex, he spoke to Melissa, & she insisted on written consent as well. PLS(!) make sure patients know you want consent from both parents, BEFORE we wait hopefully for appt, & so that we too, can make better decisions for our children. Her sky high anxiety sucked.
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Phoenix, AZ – Oct 06, 2018
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I'm not sure why this woman has any patients. She treats people just horribly. She snapped at her sweet staff and at potential clients, as if this behavior was somehow okay. The smiling pictures and buddha in the waiting room are the antithesis of how she operates. Pretty phony stuff! The 5 star review on Google is for a doctor who is long gone from FFW. The other female doc we wanted to see (but was booked), is no longer at FFW as well. Caution, you will be worse off by the time you leave.
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Phoenix – Sep 16, 2018
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Dr. Ramirez is a fantastic doctor - her office however is an unprofessional mess. I was initially told that the office takes my insurance but months later received bills as an out of network patient. They "lost" the copies of my insurance card that they took at the beginning of EVERY appointment (legal and confidentiality breach) and still charged me as out of network. After months of back and forth with their inconsistent billing department, I switched doctors completely. Not worth the hassle!
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Allie in Chandler, AZ – Aug 11, 2016
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This office is horrible. There is a lack of communication or concern for the patients. I had to wait close to an hour for a scheduled appointment. Dr. Ramirez was so overbooked, that I had to see another doctor. When I finally got into the office, I was told that I would still need to see Dr. Ramirez in a month to get an extended prescription. This information was all news to me. I will find another doctor with a better run office. Hopefully, the new physician will care more for my 9 year old.
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About Me

In my practice, I strive to help my patients in every way possible in improving their quality of life as they deal with mental health issues. I highly value the importance of a good doctor-patient relationship and I am dedicated to making this a top priority in every patient visit.

Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Education

2014
Maricopa Integrated Hlth Systems
Fellowship Hospital

Languages

  • Tagalog
  • English

Awards

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  • Does Dr. Ramirez offer telehealth services or virtual visits?

    No users have indicated that Dr. Ramirez offers telehealth services or virtual visits

  • Does Dr. Ramirez offer an online patient portal?

    No users have indicated that Dr. Ramirez offers an online patient portal

  • Does Dr. Ramirez have free onsite parking?

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  • Does Dr. Ramirez offer weekend visits?

    No users have indicated that Dr. Ramirez offers weekend visits

  • Does Dr. Ramirez offer evening visits?

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Locations

Future Forward Wellness

Future Forward Wellness3610 N 44th St Ste 210 Phoenix, AZ 85018
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Maricopa Medical Center

Phoenix, AZ

64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average