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Dr. Santiago Almanzar, MD

Psychiatry ·  Male · Age 41

Dr. Almanzar

Dr. Santiago Almanzar, MD is a psychiatry specialist in New Castle, PA and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from U Autonoma De Santo Domingo in 2003 and specializes in psychiatry, forensic psychiatry, and more.


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(724) 856-8620

Dr. Almanzar accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna Better Health
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
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Geisinger Health Plan
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Dr. Almanzar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Almanzar treats Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Almanzar treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Adjustment Disorder
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Almanzar treats Adjustment Disorder more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Almanzar treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Drug and Alcohol Dependence
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Almanzar treats Drug and Alcohol Dependence more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Almanzar treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Almanzar's conditions and procedures:

  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Adult Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Alcohol Related Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Predominantly Inattentive Type
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)
  • Bulimia
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Cyclothymia (Chronic Mood Disorder)
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Intermittent Explosive Disorder
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Medication Management
  • Medication Management for Learning and Behavioral Disabilities
  • Neurasthenia
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Psychoeducation
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Psychotherapy for Crisis
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Suicidal Ideation

About Me

Dr. Almanzar is dedicated to providing you with outstanding personalized and patient-centered mental health care, by following a compassionate, timely, and evidenced-based treatment approach. 

Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Psychodynamic Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Education

2014
University Of Missouri Health Sciences Center
Fellowship Hospital
2013
Psychoanalytic Inst Nyu
Fellowship Hospital
2013
Mount Sinai School Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
2009
Elmhurst City Hospital Mt Sinai
Internship Hospital
2003
U Autonoma De Santo Domingo
Medical School
2014
2013
2013
2009
2003

Awards

Dr. Almanzar's Reviews

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4.6

Based on 32 reviews

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1 Star
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Dr. Almanzar is super great! He actually listens to you and your concerns and needs. He takes the appropriate steps needed to get you to where you want and need to be. I haven’t been this happy in YEARS! He pays very close attention to you and gives you treatment options. He knows his medications...Read More
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Fantastic doctor but the woman on the phone was unacceptably rude. She was insensitive to my need and even interrupted me. She said "Thank you" and hung up! Love the doc but when I need assistance, the people on the phone should be patient and understanding and want to help. Not dismiss me AND...Read More
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Dr. Almanzar is a wonderful person. He helped me through a very rough time and got me on the right path to recovery. He spent a lot of time with me during my first appointment. The medication I was taking took a toll on my life. I am now taking one medication and he really helped me. Staff is very...Read More
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Hi my name is Dave ,Dr Almanzar is a very caring Dr he listens and gives the best advise! I drive 45 minutes and it’s worth it thank you very much! Ps they also try to help you ASAP needing a script filled etc!
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If you're on benzos for any reason, stay away. He won't help you. He doesn't listen to small things you tell him, or pay close attention. When I said I wanted to taper off a med, I said I wanted to do it slowly. "I am the doctor. I went to college. I decide what medications you take!" A...Read More
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Compassion Mental Health Services of Pennsylvania, PLLC

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    • Mon: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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