Dr. Richard Pitch, MD

Dr. Richard Pitch, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Richard Pitch, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Oakdale, NY and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in psychiatry and neuropsychiatry (psychiatry).

1563 Montauk Hwy

Oakdale, NY 11769

Contact Information

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  • Medicare

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Top Care Areas

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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)
more than 95% of peers
ADHD and-or ADD
more than 89% of peers
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
more than 76% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pitch "Dr. Pitch is a board certified psychiatrist who specializes in treatment-resistant depression. His practice is integrative in nature, combining expert psychopharmacology and non-invasive brain stimulation (TMS) with a range of psychotherapy modalities and a well-regarded, compassionate and down-to-earth manner."

2  Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Neuropsychiatry (Psychiatry)

1  Board Certifications

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

17  Conditions Treated

3  Procedures

  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Wesleyan University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Hillside-Li Jewish Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Hillside-Lij Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Berenson-Allen Center For Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation, Beth Israel-Deaconess Medical Center
    Other Education | Completed 2010
  • Neurosceince Education Insitute, Master Psychopharmacology Program
    Other Education | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Exemplary Psychiatrist Award - National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, 1993
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pitch's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pitch to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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Dr. Pitch's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I had depression for 20+ yrs and could not continue any longer fighting this. I was introduced to Dr. Pitch and Sherri his assistant. They fought for 9 months with my insurance comp to get me covered. I finally was approved for TMS. It has been just over a year and my life has changed completely, I...more
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