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 4 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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Dr. Wassef's Experience

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Dr. Wassef's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Addiction Psychiatry
  • Board certified in Addiction Psychiatry
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wassef "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 very much is interested in working together with you. So, in a caring fashion, a careful assessment of your symptoms is conducted, including a full medical history, to then devise a treatment plan."

2  Specialties

  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Adult Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

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

47  Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • Confusion
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • 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
  • Paranoid Personality Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
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6  Procedures

  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Other Psychiatric Medication Therapy (Inpatient Only)
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Suboxone® Treatment

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Cairo University Hospitals
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Meharry Medical College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wassef has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic, Egyptian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wassef's Reviews

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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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Disappointed patient in Hillsborough, NJ – Jul 16, 2017
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Great Dr. always available when needed .Eager to listen and knowledgable. Good office staff
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Marc b in Florham Park, NJ – Jun 09, 2016
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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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Danial in East Brunswick, NJ – Feb 25, 2016
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