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Dr. Richard Torban, MD

Addiction Psychiatry ·  Male · Age 60

Dr. Torban

Dr. Richard Torban, MD is an addiction psychiatry specialist in Palm Desert, CA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in addiction psychiatry and psychiatry.


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(760) 341-8878

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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Torban's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Cyclothymia (Chronic Mood Disorder)
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Torban, MD is an addiction psychiatry specialist in Palm Desert, CA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in addiction psychiatry and psychiatry.

Specialties

  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Board Certifications

Education

W Psyc Institute Clin
Fellowship Hospital
1988
W Psyc Institute Clin
Residency Hospital
1985
University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
Internship Hospital
1984
University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine
Medical School
1988
1985
1984

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Dr. Torban's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Torban

4.3

Based on 34 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Excellent "bedside" manner. Very attentive, professional and easy to talk to. You'll be in great hands with Dr. Torban!
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Richard Torban is great psychiatrist. Always have a good experience every time I go into a appointment. Listens to what you have to say and stays in great contact to see how much you are progressing. Works with you to find the medication plan you need. I would recommend him to anyone who is looking...Read More
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He may be a good doctor but you better not miss an appointment. He will charge you $125 for a missed appointment and there is absolutely no forgiveness. He doesn't care what your excuse is.
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Dr. Torban is a very compassionate man. He can remember from one appointment to the next what we discussed the previous session, which in some cases three months apart. He is patient and kind. His office staff is very organized and friendly. Always on time, no waiting, and Dr. Torban greets me...Read More
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Dr. Torban and staff are very professional. I feel at ease with them.
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