Dr. Syam P. Kunam, MD

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Dr. Syam P. Kunam, MD

Adult Psychiatry | Male

(909) 335-3026

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We are Inland Psychiatric Medical Group from Southern California, a collaborative practice of psychiatrists and therapists who are well trained and highly qualified to help with all the challenges you have to face. We work with adults, children, adolescents, families, and couples.Read more

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Dr. Kunam accepts 17 insurance carriers

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17 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Principal Life
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Kunam's Review Details
2.7 based on 15 responses
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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Experience with Dr. Kunam
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (15)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (15)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (15)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Kunam's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (15)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (15)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (13)
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During one of my first visits on a Saturday morning he started to doze off asleep. When expressing concerns about paying for medications he assured me that it was generic and cheap at Costco even without insurance. I checked the prices at several stores... Not cheap. Before starting a new medicine, asked before leaving if there were any risks. He said no. The pharmacy medicine readout listed several risks, and a couple risks were experienced. Not shy about prescribing, even without diagnosis.
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Specialties

  • Adult Psychiatry

Board Certifications

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  • Psychiatry

Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Cyclothymia (Chronic Mood Disorder)
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Migraine
  • Mood Disorders
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophreniform Disorder
  • Sexual Disorders
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation

Procedures Performed

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

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for California.

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  • 1
    Sanction

    Dr. Kunam has received 1 sanction

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    • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (1/18/2013)
    • Action Taken: Reprimand
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: California
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    Board Action

    Dr. Kunam has 1 board action

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    • Disciplinary action in another state  (12/20/2013)
    • Action Taken: Fine
    • Summary: Kunam, Syam Prasad MD: License # 4301407311: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician has Sister State Discipline and engaged in Failure to Report/Comply. ACTION TAKEN: The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Bureau of Health Care Services has REPRIMANDED the physician’s Michigan license and imposed a FINE. COMPLIANCE: The physician COMPLIED with the Fine Requirement on December 20, 2013.
    • State: Michigan
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Education

  • Medical School
    Sri Venkateswaraa Medical College, Hospital Research Centre, Pondicherry University

    Graduated in 1979

  • Internship Hospital
    Henry Ford Med Ctr-Henry Ford Hosp

    Completed in 1987

  • Residency Hospital
    Henry Ford Hospital

    Completed in 1990

  • Undergraduate School
    Sri Venkateswara Medical College

    Graduated in 1979

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Telugu

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Dr. Kunam'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
  • No malpractice claims found
  • Sanctions found
  • Board actions found
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Dr. Kunam's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
31 – 45 minutes

Experience with Dr. Kunam

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How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Kunam's Care Philosophy

We are Inland Psychiatric Medical Group from Southern California, a collaborative practice of psychiatrists and therapists who are well trained and highly qualified to help with all the challenges you have to face. We work with adults, children, adolescents, families, and couples.