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Dr. Richard Gestring, MD

Psychiatry ·  Male · Age 37

Dr. Gestring

Dr. Richard Gestring, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from University Of Health Sciences Antigua / School Of Medicine in 2009 and specializes in psychiatry, sports psychiatry & neurology, and more.


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Dr. Gestring's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Anxiety
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Dr. Gestring treats Anxiety more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Gestring treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

ADHD and-or ADD
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Dr. Gestring treats ADHD and-or ADD more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Gestring treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Borderline Personality Disorder
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gestring treats Borderline Personality Disorder more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Gestring treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Gestring's conditions and procedures:

  • 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
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • 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
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Psychotherapy for Crisis
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophreniform Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Substance Abuse
  • Substance Dependence
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Gestring, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from University Of Health Sciences Antigua / School Of Medicine in 2009 and specializes in psychiatry, sports psychiatry & neurology, and more.

Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Behavioral Psychiatry

Board Certifications

Education

2014
East Carolina University / Brody School Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
2009
University Of Health Sciences Antigua / School Of Medicine
Medical School
2005
Truman State University
Undergraduate School
2014
2009
2005

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Dr. Gestring's Reviews

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I will not go to anyone else. Dr. G has helped me more than anyone and I feel so comfortable with him.
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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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He's the bomb dot com. The cats pajamas. The bees knees. Best thing since sliced bread.
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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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