Dr. Scott Arbaugh, MD

PsychiatryMaleAge 62

Dr. Arbaugh
Telehealth services available

Alton Memorial Hospital

1 Memorial Dr Alton, IL 62002

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Dr. Scott Arbaugh, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Alton, IL and has over 36 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Arbaugh has more experience with Psychotic Disorders, Addiction & Substance Abuse, and Neurodevelopmental Disorders than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Saint Louis University School of Medicine medical school in 1985. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Alton Memorial Hospital and Christian Hospital. He has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Arbaugh to book an appointment.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Arbaugh

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Arbaugh treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Arbaugh treats other conditions, please contact the office at (314) 839-5232.

Psychotic Disorders

Psychotic disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that cause severe mental symptoms and disconnection from reality, such as schizophrenia, delusional disorder, and substance-induced psychosis.Compare with other Psychotic Disorders specialists.

Dr. Arbaugh is experienced in the area of Psychotic Disorders. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
Psychosis
Schizophrenia
Schizoaffective Disorder
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High
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Addiction & Substance Abuse

Addiction and substance abuse specialists diagnose and treat people who have become physically dependent or addicted to drugs and alcohol through treatments including counseling, detoxifcation, inpatient rehabilitation, and medication.Compare with other Addiction & Substance Abuse specialists.

Dr. Arbaugh is experienced in the area of Addiction & Substance Abuse. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
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ADHD and-or ADD
Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
Developmental and Learning Disorders
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Dr. Arbaugh's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anorexia
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Bulimia
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive Function Testing
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Cyclothymia (Chronic Mood Disorder)
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Hypochondriasis
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Hallucinogen Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

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Dr. Arbaugh accepts the following insurance:

Anthem
Balanced Blue Access Choice-MO
Balanced Blue Access-MO
Balanced Blue Preferred-MO
Blue Access Choice (St Louis) (Select Network)-IL
Blue Access Choice (St Louis) (Select Network)-MO
Blue Access Choice - S-MO
Blue Access Choice-MO
Blue Access-MO
Blue Preferred (Blue Preferred / Small Grp)-MO
Blue Preferred (Select Network)-MO POS
Blue Preferred Network-MO
Blue Preferred Options-MO
Blue Preferred Plus-MO POS
Blue Preferred-MO HMO
Blue Traditional-MO
Bronze Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Access Choice-MO
Bronze Blue Access Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Access-MO
Bronze Blue Preferred Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Preferred-MO
Gold Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Gold Blue Access Choice-MO
Gold Blue Access Plus-MO
Gold Blue Access-MO
Gold Blue Preferred Options-MO
Gold Blue Preferred Plus-MO
Gold Blue Preferred-MO
Lumenos Plans (Blue Access Choice)-MO
Lumenos plans (Blue Access)-MO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Preferred-Care Blue (KC) (Select Network)-MO
Silver Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Silver Blue Access Choice-MO
Silver Blue Access Plus-MO
Silver Blue Access-MO
Silver Blue Preferred Options-MO
Silver Blue Preferred-MO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Humana
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Dr. Arbaugh's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Arbaugh

2.8

Based on 33 ratings

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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Didn’t listen to any of my concerns and refused to change medications after I made it clear to him that I felt I was getting worse. He never took me seriously.
What went well
  • Wait times
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
1 person found this helpful
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Feb 25, 2020
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I have seen Dr. Arbaugh for a few years and would recommend him to anyone needing help. His staff is also very nice.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Toni L. – Jan 28, 2019
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I have been a patient of Dr.Arbaugh for 16yrs. He has always explained what medication he is prescribing, and why. He listens to any concerns I may and answers any questions. His staff is very efficient and caring. I have, and will continue to, refer others to him. Thank you Dr. Arbaugh.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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Barbara in Godfrey – Mar 11, 2018
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I think that Dr. Arbaugh and hos office are great. Very professional. Dr. Arbaugh was recommended to me by a close friend who was helped by this Dr. I have since referred several other individuals to hos practice.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
4 people found this helpful
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Nov 15, 2017
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This is my first bad review I have ever left in my life. You have to do a pretty bang up job to get me posting online. This is the worst doctor staff combo ever. They are extremely rude and don't like being bothered. If your request requires any sort of effort on their part they will be sure to show you their displeasure. Zero respect and appreciation for their patients. The doctor is just as bad as his staff. He is egotistical and speaks down to you. Advice? RUN
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
8 people found this helpful
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Mike Gentry in Saint Charles, MO – May 08, 2017
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I found Dr. Arbaugh to be an excellent diagnostician, it took him no time to figure out how to help me. He listens very carefully and has no problem answering questions either about the name of the illness or the medication to be used. He is a very caring person, when he asks how are you or how are things working for you he is truly interested in the answer. Both ladies on his staff at O'Fallon are great and in their attitude reflect that they like working for Dr. Arbaugh.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
5 people found this helpful
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D Farrier in O'Fallon, MO – May 25, 2016
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Little regard for or explanation of side effects of medication. Very cold delivery of information. Not very empathetic. I learned more about what medication was prescribed for on the internet than from the doctor.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
10 people found this helpful
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Mar 04, 2016
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Scott Arbaugh, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Alton, IL and has over 36 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Arbaugh has more experience...Read more

Specialties

  • Psychiatry

Board Certifications

Education

1989
Barnes Jewish Hospital
Residency Hospital
1986
Barnes Jewish Hospital
Internship Hospital
1985
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Scott Arbaugh, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Arbaugh has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

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What are Dr. Scott Arbaugh, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Arbaugh frequently treats Psychotic Disorders, Addiction & Substance Abuse, and Neurodevelopmental Disorders. See all practice areas where Dr. Arbaugh specializes.

Where is Dr. Scott Arbaugh, MD's office located?

Dr. Arbaugh's office is located at 1 Memorial Dr, Alton, IL 62002. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Practice

Alton Memorial Hospital1 Memorial Dr Alton, IL 62002
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Winghaven Chiropractic PC9979 Winghaven Blvd Ste 204 O Fallon, MO 63368
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1001 Boardwalk Springs Pl Ste 111a O Fallon, MO 63368
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Hshs St. Joseph's Hospital12866 Troxler Ave Highland, IL 62249
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Arbaugh is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Alton Memorial Hospital

Alton, IL

76% Patient Experience Rating, 7% higher than the national average

Christian Hospital

Saint Louis, MO

70% Patient Experience Rating, 1% higher than the national average

2 Awards Received

HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital Breese

Breese, IL

80% Patient Experience Rating, 11% higher than the national average

1 Award Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)

HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital Highland

Highland, IL

87% Patient Experience Rating, 18% higher than the national average

1 Award Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)