Dr. Susan Olson, MD

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Adult Psychiatry | Female

Dr. Susan Olson, MD
Dr. Olson is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin's School of Medicine and holds a Master in Biology from the University of Arizona. Her areas of interest and expertise are addictions and women's issues throughout the life-cycle. In working with women she is skilled in treating depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), eating disorders, and body dysmorphic disorder. Dr. Olson also has a significant understanding of the impact of hormonal changes during a woman's life transitions whether it is from postpartum, perimenopausal or premenstrual dysphoric disorder. Additionally, in her professional career Dr. Olson has served on physician advisory boards, taught and supervised Family Practice Residents has been Medical Director of inpatient, outpatient and partial Day Treatment programs, has worked with impaired professionals, and written published papers.

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Dr. Olson is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin's School of Medicine and holds a Master in Biology from the University of Arizona. Her areas of interest and expertise are addictions and women's issues throughout the life-cycle. In working with women she is skilled in treating depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), eating disorders, and body dysmorphic disorder.

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Susan Olson, MD Psychiatric Services1113 44th Ave N Ste 100
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
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Dr. Olson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Olson to family and friends
3.1
based on 12 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Olson's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
in Pawleys Island, SC |
Dr. Olson is the most patient, kind and sympathetic doctor I have had the privilege to meet. She listens to your recommendations, thoughts and concerns without judgement or superiority. I feel blessed that I found her to help me with my issues. Lynne
Myrtle Beach, SC |
Very caring and helpful doctor.
in Myrtle Beach, SC |
Dr. Olson is a very caring individual. She always takes the needed time with you and never rushes you in and out like an assembly line doctor. She listens carefully to patient feedback and is willing to work with in adjusting medications and treatment.
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Dr. Olson says...

Dr. Olson is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin's School of Medicine and holds a Master in Biology from the University of Arizona. Her areas of interest and expertise are addictions and women's issues throughout the life-cycle. In working with women she is skilled in treating depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), eating disorders, and body dysmorphic disorder.

Dr. Olson also has a significant understanding of the impact of hormonal changes during a woman's life transitions whether it is from postpartum, perimenopausal or premenstrual dysphoric disorder.  Additionally, in her professional career Dr. Olson has served on physician advisory boards, taught and supervised Family Practice Residents has been Medical Director of inpatient, outpatient and partial Day Treatment programs, has worked with impaired professionals, and written published papers.

Dr. Olson's Care Philosophy

Dr. Olson is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin's School of Medicine and holds a Master in Biology from the University of Arizona. Her areas of interest and expertise are addictions and women's issues throughout the life-cycle. In working with women she is skilled in treating depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), eating disorders, and body dysmorphic disorder.

Dr. Olson says...

Dr. Olson is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin's School of Medicine and holds a Master in Biology from the University of Arizona. Her areas of interest and expertise are addictions and women's issues throughout the life-cycle. In working with women she is skilled in treating depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), eating disorders, and body dysmorphic disorder.

Dr. Olson also has a significant understanding of the impact of hormonal changes during a woman's life transitions whether it is from postpartum, perimenopausal or premenstrual dysphoric disorder.  Additionally, in her professional career Dr. Olson has served on physician advisory boards, taught and supervised Family Practice Residents has been Medical Director of inpatient, outpatient and partial Day Treatment programs, has worked with impaired professionals, and written published papers.

Dr. Olson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Adult Psychiatry
  •  Board certified in Psychiatry
  •  Malpractice claims in South Carolina not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Motivational Interviewing, 02/14/2012
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    • Motivational Interviewing
    • Web Search

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Board Certifications

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  • Psychiatry

Conditions Treated

  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Mood Disorder Due to a General Medical Condition
  • Mood Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Schizophrenia

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Wisconsin Medical School

    Graduated in 1983

  • Internship Hospital
    Mt Sinai Med Center

    Completed in 1984

  • Residency Hospital
    Med College Of Wisconsin

    Completed in 1987

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

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Specialties

  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Behavioral Neurological Psychiatry
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Functional Medicine Psychiatry
  • Interventional Psychiatry
  • Opioid Detoxification Treatment
  • Psychiatry

Procedures Performed

  • Marital Counseling
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychotherapy Services