Dr. Thomas Bittker, MD

Dr. Thomas Bittker, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 78
Dr. Thomas Bittker, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Reno, NV and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School in 1965 and specializes in psychiatry and legal medicine.

80 Continental Dr Ste 200

Reno, NV 89509

Contact Information

(775) 329-4284

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Psychiatric Diseases
more than 36% of peers
Adjustment Disorder
more than 24% of peers
Bipolar Disorder
more than 19% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bittker "I seek to provide comprensive psychiatric care for my patients. My approach is rooted in physicianhood and is amplified by extensive experience with integrative psychotherapy as well as complimentary medicine. I strive to partner with my patients in achieving their highest potential physical as well as emotional health. I expect my patients to invest energy in their treatment and to avoid self-sabotaging behaviors as essentail in the treatment partnership."

2  Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Legal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

37  Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Headache
  • Hypochondriasis
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Insomnia
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
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12  Procedures

  • ADHD Testing
  • Behavior Modification
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Counseling Services
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Medication Management
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Stress Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

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.


  • University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1965
  • University Of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1965
  • Oregon Health Sciences University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1966
  • Stanford University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1971
  • National Institutes Of Health
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Preceptorship Harvard University
    Other Education | Completed 1965

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bittker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bittker's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bittker to family and friends
27 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

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Dr. Bittker's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Careful, compassionate, energetic and engaging physician. Able to help me both through meds and intense conversation. Feel a better person and will use my experience in working my own clients. He has helped transform my view of myself from victim to survivor.
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After being misdiagnosed for 3 years from 2 different Psychaitrists, Dr Bittker was able to diagnose me correctly from the first appointment and provided me with the medicine that really worked for me. He is simply a genius and he’ve also had his residency from stanford. He is super caring,...more
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Although he is extremely busy and on occasion is called to testify, the challenge of the occasional schedule change is worth it. This guy is genuine, brilliant, compassionate and extremely sensitive. Is a total physician and compels attention to the choices you are making in your life. Initiated...more
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Bittker is probably a nice person, but he has a strange and somewhat cocky approach, and was forgetful in many meetings. He often asked which medication he'd prescribed me, and I believe he confused me with another patient at least once. (He cancelled a few appointments himself, for instance, then...more
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Brilliant and compassionate psychiatrist. Have seen several good doctors, but Dr. Tom combines knowledge with a great ear. Cuts through the trash. Was able to find the right combination of medication and lifestyle adjustment. On one occasion he went out of his way to support me though a really...more
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