Dr. Richard Anderson, MD

Dr. Richard Anderson, MD

Adult & Adolescent Psychiatry  ·  
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Age 63
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Dr. Richard Anderson, MD is an adult & adolescent psychiatry specialist in Weldon Spring, MO and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in adult & adolescent psychiatry and psychiatry.Read his story

4801 Weldon Spring Pkwy # 300

Weldon Spring, MO 63304

Contact Information

(636) 949-5760

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
normal
more than 69% of peers
Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
normal
more than 68% of peers
ADHD and-or ADD
normal
more than 64% of peers

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Dr. Anderson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Anderson "Dr. Anderson is a physician and principal investigator at Midwest Research Group. He is also a founding partner at St. Charles Psychiatric Associates and treats children, adolescents and adults. He earned a Ph.D. in neurobiology at Brigham Young University, his medical degree from St. Louis University, and then completed his psychiatric residency at Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. Anderson is board certified in adult and adolescent psychiatry and maintains faculty status at Washington University where, for a number of years, he taught psychopharmacology to its medical students. As a medical student, Dr. Anderson was recognized by the American Medical Association (AMA) as the nation's number one medical student entering psychiatry his senior year. Dr. Anderson has published dozens of original papers and presentations. As a clinical research investigator, Dr. Anderson has participated in over 130 clinical research trials and has helped investigate many of the newer psychiatric medications of the past 10 years. Dr. Anderson consults nationally on mental health issues impacting young adults. For the past several years Dr. Anderson has been a consultant to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and has participated in developing stress management programs now being implemented worldwide by the LDS church to improve the emotional health of its 50,000 young adult missionaries. Dr. Anderson is the author of the FAST-17, a validated scale of function for young adults working full-time in a service capacity. When not flying in his beloved Cessna as a private pilot, Dr. Anderson resides in St. Louis with his wife and his daughter, Elizabeth, adopted from China."

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This content was provided by Dr. Anderson "Dr. Anderson is a physician and principal investigator at Midwest Research Group. He is also a founding partner at St. Charles Psychiatric Associates and treats children, adolescents and adults. He earned a Ph.D. in neurobiology at Brigham Young University, his medical degree from St. Louis University, and then completed his psychiatric residency at Washington University in St. Louis."

2  Specialties

  • Adult & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

24  Conditions Treated

4  Procedures

  • ADHD Testing
  • Medication Management
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychological Testing

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • Brigham-Young University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Washington Univ
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Brigham Young University, Ph.D. In Psychobiology
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Anderson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Anderson's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Anderson to family and friends
26 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Anderson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I have been seeing Dr. Anderson for 12 years. He has been sensitive to the ups and downs that life brings. He finds positive to discuss even when I am not in a very positive mindset. Health problems brought on depression and anxiety. Dr. Anderson does not simply push pills. He does prescribe...more
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Worst possible experience in trying to find a mental health care provider. The office staff was rude and completely unhelpful. The office is also completely uncapable of updating their status of taking new patients.
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Very professional and caring person that listens to the patient. Have seen him for seven years.
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I have been a patient of Dr. Anderson for 5 years. I was a bit timid at first, being a new patient to a psychiatrist. Fortunately, Dr. Anderson was very easy to open up to; he cares so much about his patients, he listens well, I never feel he judges me. I do not feel he rushes his time with his...more
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Thank you for the kind words, Katie... Dr. Anderson does spend a great deal of time listening and questioning things so he completely understands your situation... It is important is he is going to prescribe medicines for you! Have a great New Years, Katie!

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Frequently cancels appointments.
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Unfortunately, Dr. Anderson had some health concerns early in 2016... Things are back to normal now! Thanks for the comments!

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