Dr. Ulla Laakso, MD

Dr. Ulla Laakso, MD

Psychiatry  |  
Female  |  
Age 69
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ulla Laakso, MD is a psychiatry doctor who practices in New York, NY. She is 69 years old and has been practicing for 44 years.

910 Park Ave

New York, NY 10075

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas


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ADHD and-or ADD
very high
more than 97% of peers
Bipolar Disorder
very high
more than 96% of peers
very high
more than 93% of peers

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  • Psychiatry

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Tobacco Use Disorder


  • Psychiatric Evaluation

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.


  • Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • University Munchen/Klinikum Links De
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Albert Einstein College Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Int Albert Einstein College Me
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Munchen/Klinikum Links De
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Laakso has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Finnish
  • French
  • German
  • Swedish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Laakso's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Laakso to family and friends
based on 22 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Laakso's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Astoria, NY |
When I came to her 9 years ago my medication dosage was too high. I was concerned that my health was deteriorating but, she told me that under no uncertain terms was that the case. I needed less medication and to make some lifestyle modifications. At her urging, I starting going to bed early and...more
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New York, NY |
A monster with a license!!
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New York, NY |
I spent years searching for help for my son. Dr. Laakso diagnosed him properly after seeing 3 doctors who didn't. She not only saved his life, but my husband and mine as well. Today, years later, she continues to treat him and I have my son back from the brink.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Laakso accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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