Dr. Susan Olson, MD

Adult Psychiatry •  Female • Age 71
  
Dr. Olson
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Susan J. Olson, MD Psychiatric Services, LLC

1111 48th Ave N Ste 114 Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

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(843) 712-1854

Dr. Susan Olson, MD is an adult psychiatry specialist in Myrtle Beach, SC and has been practicing for 33 years. She specializes in adult psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, and more.


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(843) 712-1854

Dr. Olson accepts the following insurance:

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Practice Areas

General Mental Health

General mental health includes management, treatment and prevention of mental illness through risk factor screenings, counseling, group therapy, and wellness support.

Typically treats 64% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 8 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Major Depressive Disorder
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Olson treats Major Depressive Disorder more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Olson treats this condition more than 91% of their peers

Psychiatric Diseases
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Olson treats Psychiatric Diseases more than 83% of their peers

Dr. Olson treats this condition more than 83% of their peers

Bipolar Disorder
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Olson treats Bipolar Disorder more than 80% of their peers

Dr. Olson treats this condition more than 80% of their peers

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Dr. Olson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Olson treats Psychosis Due to Mental Illness more than 94% of her peers

Dr. Olson treats this condition more than 94% of her peers

Major Depressive Disorder
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Olson treats Major Depressive Disorder more than 91% of her peers

Dr. Olson treats this condition more than 91% of her peers

Psychiatric Diseases
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Olson treats Psychiatric Diseases more than 83% of her peers

Dr. Olson treats this condition more than 83% of her peers

Dr. Olson's conditions and procedures:

  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Mania
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • 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. Olson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Olson

2.8

Based on 14 reviews

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What People Say About Dr. Susan Olson, MD
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I would never recommend this dr my sister in law saw her fir six years she had her coming back every six months which in her condition was not good they will never answer the phone Thank goodness shecwas with ya when she had a breakdown because of her meds
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Kay smith – Apr 26, 2020
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Dishonest. She’ll lie right to your face.
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Nov 15, 2018
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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
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Lynne vertrees in Pawleys Island, SC – Feb 03, 2017
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Very caring and helpful doctor.
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Myrtle Beach, SC – Aug 03, 2016
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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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About Me

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.

Specialties

  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Behavioral Neurological Psychiatry
  • Eating Disorders

Board Certifications

Education

1987
Medical College of Wisconsin
Residency Hospital
1984
Aurora Sinai Medical Center
Internship Hospital

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Motivational Interviewing, 02/14/2012

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Susan J. Olson, MD Psychiatric Services, LLC

Susan J. Olson, MD Psychiatric Services, LLC1111 48th Ave N Ste 114 Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
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    • Mon: 9:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: closed
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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