Dr. Richard Gestring, MD

Dr. Richard Gestring, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 36
Dr. Richard Gestring, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from University of Health Sciences Antigua / School of Medicine in 2009 and specializes in psychiatry, sports psychiatry & neurology, and more.

555 N New Ballas Rd Ste 220

Saint Louis, MO 63141

Contact Information

(314) 200-2628

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • Humana

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ADHD and-or ADD
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more than 97% of peers
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Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
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more than 94% of peers

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5  Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Behavioral Psychiatry
  • Sports Psychiatry & Neurology

1  Board Certifications

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

53  Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Anorexia
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Confusion
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Hallucinogen Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophreniform Disorder
  • Substance Abuse
  • Substance Dependence
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
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5  Procedures

  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)

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  • Truman State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2005
  • University of Health Sciences Antigua / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • East Carolina University / Brody School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Richard Gestring, MD
Dr. Gestring is a very intelligent and knowledgeable doctor. He is up to date on current medicines and therapies. He listens, provides feedback and most importantly he doesn't give up on his patients! He is the best psychiatrist I have had in the St. Louis area. He has helped me tremendously. ...Read More
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Rebecca in St Charles, MO – Aug 02, 2017
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He's the bomb dot com. The cats pajamas. The bees knees. Best thing since sliced bread.
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Mandy Milner in Hillsboro, MO – Mar 16, 2017
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dr gestring was my psychiatrist a few weeks ago when I was inpatient at hyland..he was warm, smart, funny and helpful ..he even woke me up to do an assessment and scared me..lol ..he's patient and seems to love his...Read More
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nancy johnson in St Louis, MO – Jun 24, 2016
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