Dr. Richard Anderson, MD

Dr. Richard Anderson, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
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Dr. Richard Anderson, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Wallingford, CT and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of South Alabama / College Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in psychiatry.

185 Center St Ste F

Wallingford, CT 06492

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EBS-RMSCO
  • EmblemHealth
  • Health Net
  • Medicaid
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Major Depressive Disorder
very high
more than 88% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
high
more than 82% of peers
Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
normal
more than 60% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

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

34  Conditions Treated

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5  Procedures

  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  • Lithium Therapy (Inpatient Only)
  • Medication Management
  • Other Psychiatric Medication Therapy (Inpatient Only)
  • Psychiatric Evaluation

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • Harvard Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of South Alabama / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • St Francis Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • University Conn Health Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981

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

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Anderson to family and friends
22 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (9)

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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Anderson is very knowledgeable, has a lot of experience, I've always heard good things. He listens and accepts feedback. I feel he definitely understands and I have confidence in him. I trust him.
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Has always been great to me. Listens well, engages with patient, gets to know them. Knows the medications. Keeps trying to find a solution if something isn't working. Good guy and very smart.
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got me hooked on benzos ie klonopin then when i wanted to taper off he dropped me and sent me to hosp after coinstantly changing dosages of medicine threw me into detox and was very rude
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