Dr. Steven Kafrissen, MD

Psychiatry  |  
Male  |  
Age 75
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Dr. Steven Kafrissen, MD
Dr. Steven Kafrissen, MD is a psychiatry doctor who practices in Kingston, PA. He is 75 years old and has been practicing for 50 years. Dr. Kafrissen is affiliated with Wilkes - Barre General Hospital.

562 Wyoming Ave

Kingston, PA 18704

Contact Information

(570) 552-3925

Dr. Steven Kafrissen, MD

Dr. Steven Kafrissen, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan

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ADHD and-or ADD
high
more than 78% of peers
Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
normal
more than 78% of peers
Schizoaffective Disorder
normal
more than 77% of peers

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Specialties

  • Psychiatry
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Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
39

Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anorexia
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Bulimia
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Hallucinogen Dependence
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders

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Procedures

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

Background Check

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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

  • Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1967
  • Albert Einstein Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Hahnemann University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kafrissen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kafrissen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kafrissen to family and friends
3.5
based on 6 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Kafrissen's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Wilkes barre Pa |
Very arrogant, disrespectful and narcissistic. If you are a patient coming to a psychiatrist you should certainly not have to deal with a doctor with his attitude or lack of respect. It's his way or no way. I would certainly not recommend him.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kafrissen accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Kafrissen has admitting privileges

Wilkes - Barre General Hospital
575 North River Street
Wilkes Barre, PA 18764
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