Dr. Stephanie Richards, MD

PsychiatryFemaleAge 55

Dr. Richards

UPMC Shadyside Family Hlth Ctr

5215 Centre Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15232

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(412) 623-2287

Dr. Stephanie Richards, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has over 29 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine medical school in 1992. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Richards to book an appointment.


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Dr. Richards' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Major Depressive Disorder
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Richards treats Major Depressive Disorder more than 20% of her peers

Dr. Richards treats this condition more than 20% of her peers

Psychiatric Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Richards treats Psychiatric Diseases more than 18% of her peers

Dr. Richards treats this condition more than 18% of her peers

Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Richards treats Psychosis Due to Mental Illness more than 6% of her peers

Dr. Richards treats this condition more than 6% of her peers

Dr. Richards' conditions and procedures:

  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder

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Dr. Richards accepts the following insurance:

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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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Dr. Richards' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Richards

3.9

Based on 11 ratings

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  • Appointment wasn't rushed (7)
  • Explained conditions well (7)
  • Listened & answered questions (7)
What could be improved
  • Didn't explain conditions well (3)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (3)
  • Appointment was rushed (2)
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Dr. Richards is knowledgeable and very calming. She does a great job listening and really gets to know you very well. Top notch!
What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Sep 05, 2020
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Doesn’t stand by her words, untrustworthy.
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Apr 26, 2020
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Excellent, knowledgeable, caring physician
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Jan 28, 2020
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Dr. Richards is extremely Knowledgeable, thorough, kind, and caring. She has gone out of her way to help me over the last couple of years.
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Elite. Best of the best.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Staff wasn't friendly
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Extremele knowledgeable and competent. Very empathetic, insightful, and patient. Right on the mark as to what medications and therapy would help me. Explained my condition, choices of how to proceed and answered my questions clearly.First saw her for major depression during divorcce. Great psychiatrist and person.
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Biography

Dr. Stephanie Richards, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has over 29 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Johns...Read more

Specialties

  • Psychiatry

Education

1992
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Medical School

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What are Dr. Stephanie Richards, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Richards frequently treats Major Depressive Disorder, Psychiatric Diseases, and Psychosis Due to Mental Illness. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Richards treats.

Where is Dr. Stephanie Richards, MD's office located?

Dr. Richards' office is located at 5215 Centre Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Does Dr. Stephanie Richards, MD offer telehealth services?

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Locations

UPMC Shadyside Family Hlth Ctr

UPMC Shadyside Family Hlth Ctr5215 Centre Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15232
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