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About Dr. Alan S Berns

Dr. Alan S Berns, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Lake Mary, FL. His specialties include Addiction Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Berns has received 4 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

64 Ratings with 28 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Alan S Berns is Excellent. Dr. Alan S Berns has been rated by 64 patients. From those 64 patients 28 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Alan S Berns is 4.7 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Psychiatric Interventions

3272 W Lake Mary Blvd Ste 1820
Lake Mary, FL 32746
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Specialties

Dr. Alan S Berns has the following 4 specialties

  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

    A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
    He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
    Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
    Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

  • Expertise

    15 Expertise

  • Mental Illness
  • Personality Disorder
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders (PTSD)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Insomnia
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Mood Disorders
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Depression
  • Schizophrenia

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Reviews

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The Doctor that truly cares.

I have been a patient for almost a year. Dr. Berns spends time with you and asks relevant questions so that he can accurately diagnose his patients. The staff is courteous and follows through.

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Awesome - fantastic Dr

I have been a patient of Dr. Berns since 2011. After previously seen 5 other psychiatrist, he was the only one to find the right combo of meds and get me stable. Dr. Berns is very patient and on a typical visit he spends at least 30 minutes with me. He truly cares about his patients and is no doubt heads and shoulders above other psychiatrist. Can't thank him enough - he literally saved my life.

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THE BEST!

Workers Comp, is constantly switching doctors, and I am so pleased to finally get a professional caring doctor. Dr. Berns is very sensitive to your needs and feelings. He is the only psychiatrist out of the other two that really makes an effort to understand how you feel. He will take all the time you need, and yet he is rarely late. He will involve you in the treatment, and sincerely include your opinion. His office staff is great, and run an efficient office. If you want an ethical intelligent up to date doctor, he's the one for you!

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One of the Best Psychiatrist

I was lucky enough to be sent to Dr. Alan S. Berns by my workers comp adjuster after my previuos psychiatrist Dr. Kolin had passed. I have been seeing Dr. Berns for several years and am very happy with him and his staff. He is a very caring doctor and listens to what you say and does whatever needs to be done to make your life bettter. He is a very knowledgable doctor and takes his time with you and you never have to wait long to see him. I am very lucky they sent me to him and I refer my friends and family to him because he is a great psychiatrist.

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Best Doctor

Dr. Berns is an exemplary psychiatrist. Cares about your well being. Works well with others on your treatment team. Encourages second opinion. Very responsive to patient.

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  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2016, 2015, 2012, 2014)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2011, 2015, 2016)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2016, 2015)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Education

  • St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Alan S Berns accepts the following insurance providers.

  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida
    • BCBS Florida myBlue
    • Florida Blue BlueCare HMO
    • Florida Blue BlueOptions
    • Florida Blue BlueSelect
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
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Locations & Directions

Psychiatric Interventions, 3272 W Lake Mary Blvd Ste 1820, Lake Mary, FL
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