Dr. Sohail Cheema, MD
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Psychiatry | Male

Biography

Dr. Sohail Cheema, MD is a psychiatry doctor who practices in Westbury, NY. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 27 years. Dr. Cheema is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens.

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    Dr. Cheema's Reviews

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cheema to family and friends
    2.1
    based on 29 total surveys (5 with reviews)
    Dr. Cheema's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      FAIR
    • Explains condition(s) well
      FAIR
    • Answers Questions
      FAIR
    • Time well spent
      FAIR
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      VERY GOOD
    • Office environment
      VERY GOOD
    • Staff friendliness
      GOOD
    • Average wait time
      Under 10 minutes
    Patient Reviews (5)
    Huntington, NY |
    I've been a patient of Dr. Cheema's for many years, and have always been satisfied with the level of care that I've received. Dr Cheema has on multiple occasions gone out of his way to make sure that I'm taken care of, and I would recommend him in a heartbeat.
    in New York, NY |
    I would give no stars if I could. Terrible and nothing but a pill factory. 2 minutes and a prescription was every single appointment. Even more disconcerting, he asked about our school district and talked more about that than the patient because his kids go there. Awful!
    in New York, NY |
    I don't think Dr. Cheema would know my name if it wasn't on the folder provided with my medical info. He doesn't even spend 5 minutes with me, and texts through the entire appointment. It feels like he forgot being a doctor would mean interacting with people. I don't feel comfortable bringing up concerns with him. I asked him whether my Lexapro was causing memory problems, and he instantly shut me down and said there was no such side effect (w/o concern for my obvious distress about it).
    in New York, NY |
    Dr. Cheema is a very educated, caring, intelligent, professional and ethical doctor. He has brought me through some of the most darkest periods of my life I am now 50 I've been seen dr. Cheema since I was 45 years old. I was suffering from deep depression and horrible anxiety due to menopause I don't know where I would be if it wasn't for him I didn't want to live I couldn't stop crying I could not function on a regular basis every day, his office was there for me every step of the way
    in Manhasset, NY |
    One of the best experience I have with Dr. Cheema. He was very kind and his diagnosis and treatment was very accurate.
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    Dr. Cheema's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Psychiatry
    •  Board certified in Psychiatry
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Psychiatry

    Conditions Treated

    • ADHD and-or ADD
    • Adjustment Disorder
    • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
    • Anorexia
    • Anxiety
    • Autism
    • Bipolar Disorder
    • Bulimia
    • Combination Drug Dependence
    • Confusion
    • Delusional Disorder
    • Developmental and Learning Disorders
    • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
    • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
    • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
    • Eating Disorders
    • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
    • Impulse Control Disorders
    • Major Depressive Disorder
    • Marijuana Addiction
    • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
    • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
    • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
    • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
    • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
    • Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)
    • Paranoid Personality Disorder
    • Personality Disorders
    • Phobia
    • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
    • Postpartum Depression
    • Psychiatric Diseases
    • Psychosis
    • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
    • Schizoaffective Disorder
    • Schizophrenia
    • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
    • Tobacco Use Disorder

    Education

    • Medical School
      Sind Med College University Of Karachi Karachi Pakistan

      Graduated in 1990

    • Residency Hospital
      Long Island Jewish Med Center

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Psychiatry

    Procedures Performed

    • Psychiatric Evaluation
    • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)