Dr. Tamer Wassef, MD

Dr. Tamer Wassef, MD

Addiction Psychiatry  ·  
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Age 40
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Dr. Tamer Wassef, MD is an addiction psychiatry specialist in Jersey City, NJ and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from Cairo University Hospitals and specializes in addiction psychiatry and adult psychiatry.

550 Newark Ave Ste 207

Jersey City, NJ 07306

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  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
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Dr. Wassef's conditions and procedures:

  • Addiction
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anorexia
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bulimia
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Confusion
  • Cyclothymia (Chronic Mood Disorder)
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Other Psychiatric Medication Therapy (Inpatient Only)
  • Paranoid Personality Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Suboxone® Treatment
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Wassef is specialized in addiction psychiatry, skilled board-certified psychiatrist, particularly interested in the mind-body connection and utilizing a creative and cooperative pathway to wellness. While providing an expert opinion, Dr. Wassef v...

Specialties

  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Adult Psychiatry

Board Certifications

Education

Cairo University Hospitals
Medical School
2014
Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
Fellowship Hospital
2012
Meharry Medical College
Residency Hospital
2014
2012

Languages

  • Arabic, Egyptian
  • English

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Dr. Wassef's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Wassef

4.3

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""Do not recommend this doctor strongly"" Worst place for people who expects a good treatment here and "worst staff ever I have seen in my entire life".first time when they gave me an appointment with Dr Tamer Wassef I drove 40 mins for this appointment and receptionist simply tells me that the...Read More
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Great Dr. always available when needed .Eager to listen and knowledgable. Good office staff
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To begin with, this is an extremely rare, genuinely concerned humanitarian and compassionate doctor who goes well beyond the scope of her limitations as a medical professional to ensure that her patients are taken care of appropriately. She will take a vested interest in your needs and goals in...Read More
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Christ Hospital

Jersey City, NJ