Dr. Russel McKelway, MD

Dr. Russel McKelway, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Russel McKelway, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Winchester, VA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of Virginia / Main Campus in 1984 and specializes in psychiatry.

1812 W Plaza Dr

Winchester, VA 22601

Contact Information

(540) 667-1230

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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Major Depressive Disorder
very high
more than 94% of peers
ADHD and-or ADD
more than 89% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
more than 87% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Psychiatry

2  Board Certifications

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

9  Conditions Treated

2  Procedures

  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  • Psychiatric Evaluation

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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.


  • University Of Virginia / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • University Of Va Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McKelway has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McKelway's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. McKelway to family and friends
29 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

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Dr. McKelway's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. McKelway is a wonderful psychiatrist! I have been his patient for 20 years, and he has helped me and my family enormously. He is brilliant when it comes to the practice of psychiatry, but he also shows sincere concern and compassion. He has the experience to guide his patients through rough...more
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I've been seeing McKelway for a few years, strictly for the purposes of medication maintenance, nothing else. He has terrible bedside manner and lacks empathy. He was personally critical of my faith and continually asks me very personal sexual questions. Over time, he has had difficulty keeping...more
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Purposely misleading in meds prescribed, and his complete lack of empathy, and rejecting my own wishes for my medical treatment was traumatizing. He put me on a medicine he months later admitted was exactly the type of medicine I was VERY afraid of being put on and lied about side effects, as my...more
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