Dr. Yousuf Ahmad, MD

Child & Adolescent PsychiatryMaleAge 67

Dr. Ahmad
Accepting new patients

Ellis Hospital

1101 Nott St Schenectady, NY 12308

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(518) 243-4154

Dr. Yousuf Ahmad, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Schenectady, NY and has over 42 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Ahmad has more experience with Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Psychotic Disorders than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Dow Medical College, Dow University Of Health Sciences medical school in 1979. He is affiliated with medical facilities Ellis Hospital and Saint Clare's Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Ahmad to book an appointment.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Ahmad

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Ahmad treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Ahmad treats other conditions, please contact the office at (518) 243-4154.

Neurodevelopmental Disorders

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ADHD and-or ADD
Conduct Disorder
Autism
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Psychotic Disorders

Psychotic disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that cause severe mental symptoms and disconnection from reality, such as schizophrenia, delusional disorder, and substance-induced psychosis.Compare with other Psychotic Disorders specialists.

Dr. Ahmad is experienced in the area of Psychotic Disorders. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
Schizoaffective Disorder
Schizophrenia
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Dr. Ahmad's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anorexia
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Bulimia
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Cyclothymia (Chronic Mood Disorder)
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Mania
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine 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
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

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Dr. Ahmad accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem
Blue Access (Select Network)-NY
Blue Priority (Select Network)-NY
Empire (Select Network)-NY POS
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
EBS-RMSCO
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
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Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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MagnaCare PPO
Medicaid
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MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Yousuf Ahmad, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Schenectady, NY and has over 42 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Ahmad...Read more

Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Education

1979
Dow Medical College, Dow University Of Health Sciences
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. Yousuf Ahmad, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Yousuf Ahmad, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Ahmad frequently treats Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Psychotic Disorders. See all practice areas where Dr. Ahmad specializes.

Where is Dr. Yousuf Ahmad, MD's office located?

Dr. Ahmad's office is located at 1101 Nott St, Schenectady, NY 12308. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Does Dr. Yousuf Ahmad, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Ahmad has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

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Locations

Ellis Hospital

Treats inpatients only -- no office practice1101 Nott St Schenectady, NY 12308
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Ahmad is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Ellis Hospital

Schenectady, NY

57% Patient Experience Rating, 12% lower than the national average

7 Awards Received

Saint Clare's Hospital

Schenectady, NY

7 Awards Received