Dr. Olufemi Taiwo, MD

Dr. Olufemi Taiwo, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
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Dr. Olufemi Taiwo, MD is a child & adolescent psychiatry specialist in Jonesboro, GA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Ogun State Univ. in 1992 and specializes in child & adolescent psychiatry and psychiatry.

222 Arrowhead Blvd

Jonesboro, GA 30236

Contact Information

(678) 610-7100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 14 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Taiwo performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Impulse Control Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
ADHD and-or ADD
very high
more than 99% of peers
Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
very high
more than 98% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

2  Board Certifications

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

30  Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders

4  Procedures

  • ADHD Testing
  • Medication Management
  • Outpatient Psychiatry
  • Psychiatric Evaluation

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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.

Education

  • Ogun State Univ.
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Harlem Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Harlem Hospital Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Taiwo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Yoruba

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Taiwo's Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Taiwo to family and friends
29 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Taiwo's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Because of the Receptionist NO STARS AT ALL The Receptionist is a nasty PIG attitude all day . Waiting room so hot and full of people I ask over and over can the fat ?? Receptionist turn the air on she replied she’s not hot . I wish she would of had that same engery outside . YES ITS ME other...more
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I would not recommend him to adults and definitely not children because I don't think he really has enough compassion or knowledge of how to deal with someone who is bipolar and also h and I was having a severe anxiety attack and I was just getting so overwhelmed with everything that was going on...more
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Dr. Taiwo is a great doctor! I have been going to him for seven years now. He truly cares about his patients. He is very knowledgeable. Highly recommended!
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This guy acts like I'm a third class citizen. I go there for anxiety and have, on several occasions cried leaving his office. He has far too many people being scheduled, and takes long with them, but sees me for all of ten minutes and basically throws pills as me and sees me in 3 months.
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Dr. Taiwo shows little concern about the needs of his patients. He interrupts you when you are speaking as if he knows your thoughts,feelings or concerns. Obviously he only understands what he has read in books due to his lack of truly understanding depression, anxiety or mood disorders. His staff...more
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