Dr. Robert Ancira, MD

Dr. Robert Ancira, MD

Psychiatry  |  
Male  |  
Age 71
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Robert Ancira, MD is a psychiatry doctor who practices in New Orleans, LA. He is 71 years old and has been practicing for 46 years.

1325 Amelia St

New Orleans, LA 70115

Contact Information

(504) 891-8503

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Psychiatric Evaluation
more than 78% of peers
more than 74% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
more than 71% of peers

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  • Psychiatry

Board Certifications

Dr. Ancira does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Tobacco Use Disorder


  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Psychiatric Evaluation

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

0 Sanctions

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

1 Board Action
  • Misprescribing or Overprescribing Drugs (10/13/2016)
    Action Taken: Education
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Louisiana


  • Tulane Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Med Center La New Orleans Lsu
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Ancira has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Ancira has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ancira's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ancira to family and friends
based on 15 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Ancira's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Slidell |
My ex (we are still friends and share 2 children) has been seeing him for a year and he always speaks very highly of him. He is old school and that is very nice because he doesn't stare into a laptop while asking questions.
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New Orleans, LA |
I had an awesome experience with doctor and staff. Glad I didn't not let the one negative comment deter me from scheduling and going. It is a very busy office with a lot of needy patients and the day I was there a patient was very rude to the staff but they handled it very professionally. My...more
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New Orleans, LA |
Office staff are disorganized and rude. I have to call them every month to remind them to call the pharmacy and remind them that I am supposed to have a refill. They never answer the phone. I get busy signals for hours. I get a few days behind on my psych meds every month because of having to...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Ancira accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Ancira has admitting privileges

Touro Infirmary
1401 Foucher St
New Orleans, LA 70115
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