Dr. Richard Pitch, MD

Dr. Richard Pitch, MD

Psychiatry  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
(7)
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Dr. Richard Pitch, MD is a psychiatry doctor who practices in Oakdale, NY. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 26 years.

1563 Montauk Hwy

Oakdale, NY 11769

Contact Information

(631) 563-3162

Insurance Accepted

  • Medicare

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Top Care Areas

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

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

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Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Neuropsychiatry (Psychiatry)
1

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
17

Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
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

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • 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

Dr. Pitch has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pitch's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pitch to family and friends
3.9
based on 7 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Pitch's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Central Islip, NY |
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 finally know what it is like to live without depression. I owe my life the these 2 very wonderful people. Thank you Dr. Pitch and Sherri.
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