Dr. Santosh Pillai, DO

Dr. Santosh Pillai, DO

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 40
Dr. Santosh Pillai, DO is a psychiatry specialist in Oviedo, FL and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from A T Sill U Hlth Sci Kirksville Coll Osteo Med in 2008 and specializes in psychiatry.

2572 W State Road 426 Ste 3056

Oviedo, FL 32765

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
ADHD and-or ADD
very high
more than 97% of peers
Adjustment Disorder
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pillai "As a psychiatrist, I believe that listening to my patients is essential and offering them the best possible treatment options will help them succeed. I have experience successfully treating a broad range of mental health issues and will do my best to provide you with compassionate and effective care."

1  Specialties

  • Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

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

25  Conditions Treated

2  Procedures

  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychotherapy Services

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • A T Sill U Hlth Sci Kirksville Coll Osteo Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, Wyandotte, MI
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Michigan Psychoanalytical Institute, Farmington Hills, MI
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Master's Degree in Basic Medical Science from Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
    Other Education | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Malayalam

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Dr. Pillai's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pillai to family and friends
35 total reviews (15 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

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Dr. Pillai'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 (15)

I have seen Dr. Pillai For 2 to 3 years and he has completely changed my life and made my illness not such a burden. He actually listens to your input on treatment instead of just sedating you, I love that he always finds more natural options before bumping up your meds to true zombie mode. Thank...more
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Website says he is accepting new patients, but according to the receptionist, he is not.
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Dr. Pillai listens and takes the time to advice you (sometimes more than the normal visit time), he really cares about his patients. He does not prescribes mores medication than what you need like other psychiatrists. He is very personable and kind. I drive 45 minutes to see him. I highly...more
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I have been a patient of Dr. Pillai for several years now, he is the most wonderful doctor I've ever had the privilege to know. His knowledge of Psychiatry is outstanding and he has changed my life. He is soft spoken, caring, and seems to remember every detail about me! I encourage anyone who is...more
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He is the best Psychiatrist I have ever been to, and I've been to a few. My initial appointment was a full hour. He took a complete history. He has an amazing personality and bedside manner and was very empathetic. Thank you Dr. Pillai!
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