Dr. Syam Kunam, MD

Dr. Syam Kunam, MD

Adult Psychiatry  ·  
Dr. Syam Kunam, MD is an adult psychiatry specialist in Redlands, CA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Sri Venkateswaraa Medical College, Hospital Research Centre, Pondicherry University in 1979 and specializes in adult psychiatry and psychiatry.

1809 W Redlands Blvd

Redlands, CA 92373

Contact Information

(909) 335-3026

Insurance 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
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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Bipolar Disorder
very high
more than 97% of peers
more than 83% of peers
Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
more than 76% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kunam "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."

2  Specialties

  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

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

36  Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Cyclothymia (Chronic Mood Disorder)
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Migraine
  • Mood Disorders
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic 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
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
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3  Procedures

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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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

1 Board Action
  • 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


  • Sri Venkateswara Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Sri Venkateswaraa Medical College, Hospital Research Centre, Pondicherry University
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Henry Ford Med Ctr-Henry Ford Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Kunam has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Kunam has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Telugu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kunam's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kunam to family and friends
18 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kunam'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 (4)

I would never recommend this excuse for a doctor, even my grandmother who has seen him for years says things like "I tell him what I need and he gives it to me." Hes just a 'candy' doctor. I was seen under the table through my grandmothers appointments with this "Dr." He gave me Lexapro and Zyprexa...more
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I have been going to him for over a yr. at the mission Viejo. I ' m taking Pristig. I was out of town and forgot them. On Xmas eve,I started going thru withdrawals severe crying and body aches. I just needed 5 Pristig. to get me thru the holidays . I called and got the answering service. She was...more
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Dr. Kunam is a very busy doctor that does his best to keep up with all of us. I do think he cares, more then most, he will at least listen to you and listen to what you have to say. Before you knock him, try dealing with these other doctors.....you will be back
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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...more
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