Dr. Peter Sandwell, MD

PsychiatryMaleAge 70

Dr. Peter Sandwell, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Torrington, CT and has over 45 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Sandwell has more experience with Addiction & Substance Abuse and Psychotic Disorders than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine medical school in 1976. He is affiliated with Charlotte Hungerford Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Sandwell to book an appointment.

Dr. Sandwell

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital

540 Litchfield St Torrington, CT 06790
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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Biography

Dr. Peter Sandwell, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Torrington, CT and has over 45 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Sandwell has more experience...Read more

Specialties

  • Psychiatry

Education

1979
Philadelphia Child Guidance Clinic
Fellowship Hospital
1977
Hospital Of University Of Pennsylvania
Residency Hospital
1976
St Luke's Hospital
Internship Hospital
1976
University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
Medical School

Frequently Asked Questions

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Does Dr. Peter Sandwell, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Sandwell has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

What are Dr. Peter Sandwell, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Sandwell frequently treats Addiction & Substance Abuse and Psychotic Disorders. See all practice areas where Dr. Sandwell specializes.

Where is Dr. Peter Sandwell, MD's office located?

Dr. Sandwell's office is located at 540 Litchfield St, Torrington, CT 06790. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Experience and Background Checks

Experience
Background

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Connecticut
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Sandwell

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Sandwell treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Sandwell treats other conditions, please contact the office at (860) 496-6350.

Addiction & Substance Abuse

Addiction and substance abuse specialists diagnose and treat people who have become physically dependent or addicted to drugs and alcohol through treatments including counseling, detoxifcation, inpatient rehabilitation, and medication.Compare with other Addiction & Substance Abuse specialists.

Dr. Sandwell treats at a

normal

frequency compared to similar providers

Based on claims data for 23 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Sandwell
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Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
Cocaine Addiction
Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
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Frequency
High
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Very High
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Psychotic Disorders

Psychotic disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that cause severe mental symptoms and disconnection from reality, such as schizophrenia, delusional disorder, and substance-induced psychosis.Compare with other Psychotic Disorders specialists.

Treatments
Dr. Sandwell
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Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
Schizoaffective Disorder
Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
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Dr. Sandwell's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anorexia
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Cyclothymia (Chronic Mood Disorder)
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Psychotherapy for Crisis
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophreniform Disorder
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

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(860) 496-6350

Dr. Sandwell accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Access Blue New England Network-CT
Balanced Pathway Tiered-CT PPO
Balanced Pathway-CT HMO
Balanced Pathway-CT PPO
Blue New England Network-CT HMO
BlueCare Health Plan (with Expanded Network - Tiered)-CT
BlueCare Health Plan (with Expanded Network)-CT
BlueCare Select (Tiered - Charter)-CT
BlueCare Select (Tiered - Elm)-CT
BlueChoice New England Network-CT
Bronze Pathway X Enhanced Tiered-CT HMO
Bronze Pathway X w/HSA-CT HMO
Bronze Pathway X w/HSA-CT PPO
Bronze Pathway X-CT PPO
Bronze Standard Pathway X for HSA-CT PPO
Bronze Standard Pathway X-CT PPO
Catastrophic Pathway X Enhanced-CT HMO
Century Preferred (Tiered)-CT
Century Preferred Select (Tiered - Charter)-CT
Century Preferred Select (Tiered - Elm)-CT
Century Preferred Tiered (Select Network)-CT
Century Preferred-CT
Choice BlueCare-CT HMO
Choice Century Preferred Basic-CT PPO
City of New Haven - BlueCard-CT
City of New Haven - Century Preferred-CT
CT Children's Medical Center - Tiered-CT PPO
Day Kimball Tiered-CT PPO
Gold Pathway X Enhanced Tiered-CT HMO
Gold Pathway X-CT HMO
Gold Pathway X-CT PPO
Gold Standard Pathway X-CT PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway CT (Small Grp)-CT HMO
Pathway CT (Small Grp)-CT PPO
Pathway CT Tiered (Small Grp)-CT PPO
Pathway Enhanced (Ind)-CT HMO
Pathway Enhanced Tiered (Ind)-CT HMO
Pathway X (Ind)-CT PPO
Pathway X (Small Grp)-CT HMO
Pathway X (Small Grp)-CT PPO
Pathway X Enhanced (Ind -)-CT HMO
Pathway X Enhanced Tiered (Ind)-CT HMO
Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
Platinum Pathway X-CT PPO
Silver Pathway X Tiered-CT PPO
Silver Pathway X w/HSA-CT HMO
Silver Pathway X w/HSA-CT PPO
Silver Pathway X-CT PPO
Silver Standard Coinsurance Pathway X-CT PPO
Silver Standard Pathway X-CT PPO
State BlueCare (Local Network only)-CT
State BlueCare (with Expanded Network - Tiered)-CT
State BlueCare (with Expanded Network)-CT
State Preferred (Tiered)-CT
State Preferred-CT
USA-CT PPO
Yale New Haven Health System - Tiered-CT PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO

Locations

Practice

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital540 Litchfield St Torrington, CT 06790
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Beacon Prescriptions294 Main St Winsted, CT 06098
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Charlotte Hungerford Hospital

Torrington, CT

56% Patient experience rating, 13% lower than the national average