Born to teachers, Dr. Borkosky grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio. He developed wanderlust at an early age, and obtained a summer job right after high school, working in Iran (when the Shah was still in power) and Norway. However, his love of education soon overcame him, and he returned to the U.S., to pursue a B.A. in both music (voice) and psychology. He put himself through school by delivering pizza, and was offered an opportunity to manage several Domino's Pizza stores after college. However, the learning bug soon bit again, and he enrolled in the Masters of Computer Science program at the University of Dayton. He put himself through that program by working as a computer programmer for GMAC. His claim to fame there was working on GM's SuperSaver program, whereby auto purchasers could finance a car at the low, low rate of 25% interest (no, that's not a typo!). From there, Dr. Borkosky was hired at IBM Boca Raton, where he was a computer programmer and systems analyst for the PC-DOS team. He updated many of the DOS utilities, such as CHKDSK and FORMAT. Apparently, a Masters degree was not sufficient for Dr. Borkosky, and he enrolled in the Doctoral Psychology program at Miami Institute of Psychology. A glutton for punishment, he worked at IBM full time and commuted an hour each way to attend classes in the evenings. And that, as Paul Harvey used to say, is "the rest of the story".
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A psychologist helps people gain insight into their thoughts, feelings, behavior, and relationships. One of the ways we do this is by using 'active listening'. This differs from regular (passive) listening, in that it improves the speakers ability to communicate their thoughts, and leaves them with the feeling of being understood. Another helpful technique that psychologists have is the ability to ask questions that the patient had never considered before. This gives them the opportunity to explore their thoughts and feelings in new ways. A third technique used by psychologists is the ability to hear the words that are on the patient's 'tip of the tongue', and then to speak them. This validates the patient's truth and experience.
Dr. Borkosky does not have any board certifications listed.
Why It Matters: Dr. Borkosky's Board Certifications
Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the United States.
Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which he or she practices. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition.
ADHD and-or ADD
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for Florida.
What is medical malpractice?
Medical malpractice is issued when negligence by a doctor causes injury to a patient. For example, a doctor may improperly diagnose, treat or medicate outside the standard of medical care. The three types of malpractice are: a settlement, an arbitration award, or a judgment.
If my doctor has malpractice history, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If your doctor has a malpractice claim, evaluate the information and determine if the action could potentially impact the quality of care you receive. Claim settlements and arbitration awards may occur for a variety of reasons, which should not necessarily reflect negatively on the doctor's professional competence or conduct. You may want to use this information to start a discussion with the doctor about his or her history and specific ability to provide healthcare for you.
How far back does Healthgrades malpractice history go?
Healthgrades reports details of a doctor’s malpractice history when the doctor has at least one closed medical malpractice claim within the last five years, even if he or she no longer practices in that state.
For which states does Healthgrades collect malpractice history?
Healthgrades collects malpractice information from California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia. If your doctor has a malpractice claim, evaluate the information and determine if the action could potentially impact your quality of care. Sometimes multiple states report the same claim. If a provider practices in a state where data is unavailable, please reach out to your local state legislature to help make this data publicly available.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
What is a sanction or disciplinary action?
A sanction, also known as a disciplinary action, is an action taken to punish or restrict a doctor who has demonstrated professional misconduct. Sanctions may be imposed by a state medical board, professional medical licensing organization, or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
If my doctor has sanction history, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a sanction, it does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor-quality doctor. Some sanctions are not related to medical care, and involve a doctor’s finances or administrative activities. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, we recommend that you evaluate the doctor’s sanction information and determine how severe or relevant you think the sanction cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades sanction history go?
Healthgrades reports state and federal sanctions from the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect sanction history?
Healthgrades collects sanction history from all 50 U.S. states. Physicians with a disciplinary action in one state may move to another state where they have a clean record. Since Healthgrades painstakingly compiles disciplinary action information from all 50 states, Healthgrades website will show if a physician has a disciplinary action in more than one state.
0 Board Actions
No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
What are board actions?
Board actions are non-disciplinary actions imposed upon a doctor based on a complaint investigation. A patient or medical colleague may file a complaint with that state medical board or professional licensing organization, which then investigates the complaint. Board actions are intended to ensure that a doctor is able to perform safe medical and health care tasks.
Types of non-disciplinary actions include an advisory letter, a corrective action agreement, a limitation or restriction on the medical or healthcare tasks a doctor can perform, or a voluntary agreement by the doctor not to practice. A board action can also include a termination of a corrective action agreement or voluntary agreement, which allows the doctor to return to full practice.
If my doctor has a board action, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a board action, it means he or she has had a non-disciplinary action imposed upon him or her. It does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor quality doctor. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, evaluate the doctor's board action information and determine how severe or relevant you think the cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades non-disciplinary board action history go?
Healthgrades reports non-disciplinary board action history from for the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect non-disciplinary board actions?
Healthgrades collects non-disciplinary board actions from all 50 U.S. states.
Ohio Wesleyan University
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
University Of Dayton
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
Miami Institute Of Psychology
Medical School | Graduated 1993
Center For Group Counseling
Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
Eckerd Youth Development Center
Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
Fielding Institute Postdoctoral Program In Neuropsychology
Other Education | Completed 2006
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Dr. Borkosky has no awards or honors listed.
Media & Publications
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Awards & Recognition
What is a recognized doctor?
Healthgrades Recognized Doctor designation identifies leading doctors who:
Are board certified.
Have not had their license surrendered or revoked since Healthgrades started collecting data in 2000.
Have no malpractice judgments, adverse arbitration awards, or monetary settlements for the last five years in the states in which Healthgrades can collect malpractice data.
Are free of state or federal disciplinary actions (sanctions) for the last five years.
Healthgrades updates the Recognized Doctor list quarterly based on board certification data. Healthgrades also receives sanction and malpractice data throughout the year, depending on how frequently the state medical boards release updates.
We remove a newly sanctioned doctor from the Recognized Doctor list as soon as we receive the information. However, it is important to note that malpractice information is publically available in only 14 states.
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Dr. Borkosky Says:
Dr. Borkosky welcomes both positive and negative reviews. Positive reviews are always nice of course. However, people only learn from their mistakes. It is preferable for patients to speak directly to their doctor, of course, so that problems with an individual can be resolved. However, for those who feel uncomfortable doing so, we will be able to address problems throughout our practice.