Dr. Susan Uhrich, MD

Dr. Susan Uhrich, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 64
Dr. Susan Uhrich, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Lafayette, LA and has been practicing for 29 years. She graduated from Temple University School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, and more.

4640 W Congress St

Lafayette, LA 70506

Contact Information

(337) 534-4087

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Uhrich performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

ADHD and-or ADD
very high
more than 99% of peers
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Major Depressive Disorder
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Uhrich's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Uhrich "Our goal is to help you to function at your highest level. Our caring staff work with you to help meet the challenges of psychiatric care today. Though this is a serious endeavor, we also believe in laughter. Healing takes place in many ways, and laughter is medicinal!"

3  Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Geriatric Psychiatry

3  Board Certifications

  • Addiction Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

173  Conditions Treated

  • Addiction
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Adult Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Agitated Depression
  • AIDS Dementia Complex
  • Alcohol Related Disorders
  • Alcohol Withdrawal
  • Alcoholic Paranoia
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Alzheimer's Disease With Early-Onset
  • Alzheimer's Disease With Late-Onset
  • Amphetamine Abuse
  • Anorexia
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Attack
  • Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Apathy
  • Asperger Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Back Pain
  • Benzodiazepine Abuse
  • Binswanger's Dementia
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bipolar I Disorder
  • Bipolar II Disorder
  • Bipolar IV Disorder
  • Bipolar V Disorder
  • Bipolar VI Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Brain Injury
  • Brief Psychotic Disorder
  • Bulimia
  • Caffeine-Related Disorders
  • Chemical Addiction
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Compulsions
  • Confabulation
  • Confusion
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Cyclothymia (Chronic Mood Disorder)
  • Delirium
  • Delusion
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Dementia
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Double Depression
  • Drug Abuse
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug Withdrawal
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Ecstasy Abuse
  • Ecstasy Addiction
  • Endogenous Depression
  • Endogenous Insomnia
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Frontotemporal Dementia
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Geriatric Depression
  • Hallucinations
  • Hallucinogen Dependence
  • Heroin Dependence
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Hypomania
  • Ideas of Reference
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Inhalant Dependence
  • Insomnia
  • Intermittent Explosive Disorder
  • Jakob-Creutzfeldt Disease
  • Late-Life Bipolar
  • Lewy Body Dementia
  • Major Affective Disorder 1
  • Major Affective Disorder 2
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Episode
  • Mania
  • Marijuana Abuse
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Medical-Psychiatric Issues
  • Memory Disorders
  • Mental Disorders Related to Alzheimers
  • Mental Disorders Related to Huntington's Disease
  • Mild Chronic Pain
  • Mild Cognitive Impairment
  • Mild Depression
  • Mixed-State Bipolar Disorder
  • Mood Disorder Due to a General Medical Condition
  • Mood Disorders
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain
  • Nervous Breakdown
  • Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
  • Neuroleptic-Induced Acute Akathisia
  • Neuroleptic-Induced Parkinsonism
  • Nicotine Addiction
  • Non-Affective Psychosis
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)
  • Opiate Dependence
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Opium Addiction
  • Organic Mood Syndrome
  • Oxycontin Addiction
  • Panic Attack
  • Panic Disorder
  • Panic Disorder With Agorapobia
  • Panic Disorder Without Agorapobia
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Dyspnea
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phencyclidine Abuse
  • Phencyclidine Dependence
  • Phobia
  • Polysubstance Dependence
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorders
  • Premenstrual Syndrome
  • Prescription Drug Abuse
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Issues in Palliative Care
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychotic Depression
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Reactive Depression
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophreniform Disorder
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder
  • Sedative Abuse
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Self-Harm
  • Self-Injury Behavior
  • Severe Anxiety
  • Severe Chronic Pain
  • Severe Depression
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Social Phobia
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Substance Abuse
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Substance-Induced Disorders
  • Substance-Induced Mood Disorders
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tardive Dyskinesia
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Tranquilizer Addiction
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Undifferentiated Somatoform Disorder
  • Vascular Dementia
  • Withdrawal Delirium
  • Workplace Depression
  • Xanax Withdrawal


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9  Procedures

  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Medication Management
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Suicide Intervention
  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Louisiana College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Temple University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Temple University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Uhrich has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Uhrich's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Uhrich to family and friends
39 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Uhrich's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

After my mom was over medicated by 2 other local Psychiatrists, Dr Uhrich, adjusted her meds. to help her be fully functioning and stable again. 4 yr. patient and always treated in a caring, professional manner.
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I have been under Dr Uhrich and her nurse practitioner, Cinderella, care for 6 month now and all I can say is I am worse now than I was before I stepped foot in that door. I have been prescribed more than a handful of medications since day one. At least 5 just to start with. How can anyone possibly...more
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Terrible experience!!! I was prescribed a very high dose of an anti-psychotic that I have never taken before to help with sleep and ended up having an adverse reaction. I ended up in ICU for a week. I tried to get released from the hospital, but they said she would have to approve and she felt it...more
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Has a deep knowledge of psychopharmacology and psychology and also has a sense of intuition that surpasses any doctor I've ever experienced. I would recommend her for treatment-resistant depression she is the most qualified doctor in the area. also has a positive attitude and compassionate and...more
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Horrible, unorganized staff. They always screw up your file or appointment in some way. Wait times were at least half an hour, but often as much as an hour and a half. Dr. Uhrich believes in stuffing a patient full of high-dose meds. Even when I'd be adamant about not wanting to try a certain drug...more
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