Dr. Varun Sharma, MB BS

Child & Adolescent PsychiatryMale

Dr. Sharma

Dover Behavioral Health System

725 Horsepond Rd Dover, DE 19901

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(302) 747-1193

Dr. Varun Sharma, MB BS is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Dover, DE. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Sharma to book an appointment.

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Dr. Sharma's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Suicidal Ideation
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Dr. Sharma treats Suicidal Ideation more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Sharma treats this condition more than 74% of his peers

Conduct Disorder
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Dr. Sharma treats Conduct Disorder more than 56% of his peers

Dr. Sharma treats this condition more than 56% of his peers

Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
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Dr. Sharma treats Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders more than 55% of his peers

Dr. Sharma treats this condition more than 55% of his peers

Dr. Sharma's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anorexia
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Hallucinogen Dependence
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • 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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    • Didn't listen or answer questions (1)
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    I would never recommend Dr. Sharma or the facility he works at, Dover Behavioral Health. My 13 year old son was inpatient for 6 days at the facility, and Dr. Sharma was his psychiatrist. In those 6 days, the Dr. never contacted me despite my repeated requests. My son sat in that hospital for 6 days with no treatment. Then the staff left my son's private patient information accessible so that another patient was able to read it. That patient then proceeded to scream out in the day room the very private issues my son was having. This caused my son's symptoms to become worse than when he was admitted. I told the staff that I was coming to get him and they need to have him ready for discharge. That is when I was told that I can not just come and get my son. I reminded them that he is a voluntary patient and if they didn't discharge my son, I was calling the police. I reported the HIPPA violation to the hospital's patient advocate, and to date they have not attempted to contact me.
    What went well
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    What could be improved
    • Difficult to schedule appointment
    • Office environment
    • Staff wasn't friendly
    • Long wait times
    • Appointment was rushed
    • Didn't listen or answer questions
    • Didn't explain conditions well
    • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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    About Me

    Biography

    Dr. Varun Sharma, MB BS is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Dover, DE. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Sharma to book an appointment.

    Specialties

    • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

    Board Certifications

    • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
    • Psychiatry

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    What are Dr. Varun Sharma, MB BS's top areas of care?

    Dr. Sharma frequently treats Suicidal Ideation, Conduct Disorder, and Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Sharma treats.

    Where is Dr. Varun Sharma, MB BS's office located?

    Dr. Sharma's office is located at 725 Horsepond Rd, Dover, DE 19901. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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    Dover Behavioral Health System725 Horsepond Rd Dover, DE 19901
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