Dr. Stanley Cole, MD

Dr. Stanley Cole, MD

Psychiatry  |  
Male  |  
Age 70
(28)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Stanley Cole, MD is a psychiatry doctor who practices in Somerville, MA. He is 70 years old and has been practicing for 41 years.

402A Highland Ave # J

Somerville, MA 02144

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Cole performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
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more than 83% of peers
ADHD and-or ADD
normal
more than 69% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
normal
more than 45% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cole "My patients get highly personal care. I try to understand the big picture of your life. I believe in the biologic basis of psychiatric symptoms and the value of medication for symptom control. But often, more work is needed to have a good life. I am informal, friendly, warm and believe in straight talk. I never see patients for brief 15 minute visits. Patients do best if you have a real relationship with them and if they feel that you care about them as real people and are glad to see them."
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Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Neurology
  • Neuropsychiatry (Psychiatry)
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Board Certifications

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

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anxiety
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Brain Disorders
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Dementia
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Hypochondriasis
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Neuropsychiatric Illness
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Panic Disorder
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Tourette's Syndrome

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Procedures

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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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.

Education

  • Harvard College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1970
  • University Of Massachusetts Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • University Of North Carolina Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Tufts Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Of Nc Chapel Hill Nc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cole has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Cole does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Cole and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Cole's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cole to family and friends
3.1
based on 28 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Cole's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Cambridge, MA |
Not for those that want a Dr. to quickly check in with 1x month. I feel like a new person after every visit (been going for ~2 years) -- seriously. He's professional without being stuffy, extremely knowledgable without being arrogant, and genuinely gives a damn. Always makes time for you.
Somerville, MA |
This guy is a total nut job. One session he acts orderly and courteous, the other he's more profane than a comedian, pops pills in front of me, and fall asleep while I'm answering his questions. He never cleaned his office during the time I was seeing him. He changed my diagnosis about 10 times in 2 years. He called me his practice' scapegoat and attempted to convince me that I will never get better. Especially at times when I was in dire mental condition. Stay Away.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Cole accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Behavioral Health

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