Dr. Tony Payson, MD
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Dr. Tony Payson, MD

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Psychiatry | Male

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Dr. Tony Payson, MD is a psychiatry doctor who practices in Waco, TX. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 34 years. Dr. Payson is affiliated with Providence Healthcare Network.

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Dr. Payson's Reviews

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based on 8 total surveys (2 with reviews)
Dr. Payson's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (2)
Temple, TX |
This review is by no means a negative commentary on Dr. Payson's abilities as a physician. As a new patient, I am still trying to assess whether I will continue to go to Dr. Payson for continued care. What I would like to comment on is the staff which he works with. WOW. I think there is a certain stigma with mental health patients, but beware his personal office staff. They are incredibly rude and discriminating. It is also extremely difficult to ask him questions given these personnel.
in lorena texas |
Very good dr helps me a lot
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Dr. Payson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Psychiatry
  •  Board certified in Psychiatry
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Psychiatry

Conditions Treated

  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Confusion
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic 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
  • Personality Disorders
  • 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

Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio

    Graduated in 1983

  • Residency Hospital
    University Hospital S Tx Med Center

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Psychiatry

Procedures Performed

  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Psychiatric Evaluation