Dr. Stephen Samuelson, MD

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Dr. Stephen Samuelson, MD

Dr. Stephen Samuelson, MD is a psychiatry doctor who practices in Overland Park, KS. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 31 years.

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    Dr. Samuelson's Reviews

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Samuelson to family and friends
    3.0
    based on 31 total reviews (7 with comments)
    Dr. Samuelson's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      GOOD
    • Time well spent
      GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      GOOD
    • Office environment
      VERY GOOD
    • Staff friendliness
      GOOD
    • Average wait time
      16 to 30 minutes
    Patient Comments (7)
    Nevada, MO |
    My daughter was suffering from depression/anxiety and self harming behavior. Dr. Samuelson listened carefully as she described her symptoms. He described what he was recommending clearly and used good examples to illustrate what he was talking about. He has a very calming demeanor. It has taken a while for the correct regiment of medicines and therapy to help her become stabilized but my daughter is doing very well now. Dr. Samuelson has been very pleasant to work with.
    Shawnee, KS |
    I have PTSD from a traumatic event that occurred in my recent past. I have seen several psychiatrists and Dr. Samuelson is the only one that has been able to get my symptoms under control. He is an awesome, caring and knowledgeable doctor.
    in Leawood, KS |
    Extremely arrogant. Prefers to medicate rather than treat the actual issue. Incorrectly diagnosed a particular patient I know. Refuses to obtain new knowledge from others in the field. Continued to prescribed a medication that is unhealthy for this particular patient.
    Paola, KS |
    The receptionist forgot to cancel an appointment of mine becauseI was busy with work. I missed the appointment despite requesting a rescheduling 48 hours in advanced. Samuelson decided to cancel me as a patient for missing this visit even though we called and explained the situation. He is in it for the money and not for the health of his patients.
    Riverside, MO |
    Dr Samuelson saved my life! I had seen other psychiatrist an got very little help with my diagnosis. Dr Samuelson was able to get me stabilized and I have never been more pleased. He has treated me with respect and compassion. When my condition changes which is normal for my diagnosis he has always been available to help me become stable again. He has been a life saver for me and my family . I would recommend him to anyone !
    Kansas City, MO |
    Having been to a psychiatrist before (not helpful) finding Dr. Samuelson was a literal Godsend. My daughter unfortunately inherited my condition and has been seeing a different child psychiatrist for a year with major frustration on my part as to his being up to date on current options for treatment. I'm hopeful Dr. Samuelson will also begin seeing her- he just knows his stuff. So glad we found him!
    Overland Park, KS |
    I experienced this doctor as arrogant and irresponsible in his prescribing habits.
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    Dr. Samuelson'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
    •  Malpractice claims in Kansas not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    Board Certifications

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    • Psychiatry

    Conditions Treated

    • ADHD and-or ADD
    • Adjustment Disorder
    • Anxiety
    • Bipolar Disorder
    • Bulimia
    • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
    • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
    • Eating Disorders
    • Major Depressive Disorder
    • Phobia
    • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
    • Psychiatric Diseases

    Education

    • Medical School
      Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med

      Graduated in 1986

    • Residency Hospital
      University Iowa Hosps and Clinics

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Psychiatry

    Procedures Performed

    • Psychiatric Evaluation