Dr. Santiago Almanzar, MD

Dr. Santiago Almanzar, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
41 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Santiago Almanzar, MD is a psychiatry specialist in New Castle, PA and has been practicing for 5 years. He specializes in psychiatry, forensic psychiatry, and more.Read his story

Compassion Mental Health Services of Pennsylvania, PLLC

3124 Wilmington Rd Ste 304

New Castle, PA 16105
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Suicidal Ideation
very high
more than 94% of peers
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
very high
more than 91% of peers
Adjustment Disorder
more than 88% of peers

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Dr. Almanzar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Almanzar "Meet Santiago Almanzar, M.D. Dr. Almanzar specializes in managing patients with severe and persistent mental illnesses and is dedicated to providing you with outstanding personalized mental health care. Dr. Almanzar is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) in General and Forensic Psychiatry. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Almanzar "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. "

3  Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Psychodynamic Psychiatry

2  Board Certifications

  • Forensic Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

18  Conditions Treated

  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol Related Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Intermittent Explosive Disorder
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Suicidal Ideation

7  Procedures

  • Crisis Intervention
  • Medication Management
  • Medication Management for Learning and Behavioral Disabilities
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Psychoeducation
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
  • Psychotherapy for Crisis

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • U Autonoma de Santo Domingo
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Elmhurst City Hospital Mt Sinai
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Psychoanalytic Inst NYU
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013
  • University of Missouri Health Sciences Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Almanzar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Almanzar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Almanzar to family and friends
16 total reviews (15 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Almanzar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (15)

I needed immediate psychiatric care for a bipolar, manic episode. My husband searched for a doctor with no luck. Then he emailed Dr. A's office, in the wee hours of the morning. This resulted in a 9am call from his office and an appt within 48 hrs. Dr. A is one of a kind. He is caring,...more
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Dr. Almanzar is outstanding!! He is a great listener. He is very compassionate it is no wonder he named his practice ”compassion mental health”. His staff Thersa and Maggie are the best as well. I would highly recommend Dr. Almanzar for your mental health diagnosis and treatment.
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My child had suffered from OCD and severe depression since he was 10. He used to wash his hands several times throughout the day and couldn’t stay in the classroom for more than 30 minutes without having to go to the bathroom. It took us numerous psychiatrists and therapists, and nobody seemed to...more
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I've been suffering from severe depression for years and after trying numerous antidepressants with poor response, I lost hope and became more discouraged. I had tried therapy and visited several doctors and could not find the right treatment. I visited Dr. A and he recommended DBT therapy and...more
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My daughter has struggled with behavioral problems and poor school for performance for years due to having ADHD and autism spectrum disorder. We had difficulty finding a good psychiatrist. A friend of mine referred me to Compassion Mental Health and Dr. Almanzar. My family and I are very sastified...more
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