Dr. William Rafuls, MD

Dr. William Rafuls, MD

Geriatric Psychiatry  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(1)
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Dr. William Rafuls, MD is a geriatric psychiatry doctor who practices in Kingsport, TN. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 37 years.

130 W Ravine Rd

Kingsport, TN 37660

Contact Information

(423) 224-4000

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Delusional Disorder
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more than 95% of peers
Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
very high
more than 90% of peers
Tobacco Use Disorder
high
more than 87% of peers

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Specialties

  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Psychosomatic Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Psychosomatic Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Confusion
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Hallucinogen Dependence
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Mania
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Hallucinogen 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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Procedures

  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Psychotherapy for Crisis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • Universidad Central Del Este (Uce), Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • SUNY Upstate Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • SUNY Upstate Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Mass Genl Hospital Harvard Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Board Certified in Psychiatry,
  • Board Certified in Geriatric Psychiatry,
  • Board Certified in Psychosomatic Medicine,
  • Board Certified in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry,
Media & Publications

Dr. Rafuls has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rafuls' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rafuls to family and friends
1.0
based on 1 review (1 with a comment)
Patient Comments (1)
Kingsport, TN |
He does not listen to patient's family. He know it all and resents his "38 years of experience" being questioned, so much so that he acts like a petulant two-year old and walks out of the room.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Rafuls accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
    Blue Network E
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Rafuls has admitting privileges

Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Center
1 Medical Park Blvd
Bristol, TN 37620
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