Dr. Stephen Samuelson, MD

Dr. Stephen Samuelson, MD

Psychiatry | Male | 56 years old

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Dr. Samuelson specializes in Psychiatry and practices in Overland Park, KS. He practices at 2 locations.

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Dr. Samuelson's Reviews

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2.9
based on 29 total surveys (5 with reviews)
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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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  •  Specializes in Psychiatry
  •  Board certified in Psychiatry
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  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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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

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