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About Dr. Brian Kossak

Dr. Brian Kossak, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Manchester, NH, with another office in Bedford, NH. He has 31 years of experience. His specialties include Child Neurology, Sleep Medicine and Psychiatry. Dr. Kossak is affiliated with Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center - Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital, Catholic Medical Center and Southern New Hampshire Medical Center. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

16 Ratings with 9 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Brian Kossak is Good. Dr. Brian Kossak has been rated by 16 patients. From those 16 patients 9 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Brian Kossak is 2.7 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Dartmouth Hitchcock Neurology

87 McGregor St
Manchester, NH 03102
(603) 695-2940

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Dartmouth Hitchcock Bedford Podiatry

25 S River Rd
Bedford, NH 03110
(603) 695-2572


Dr. Brian Kossak has the following 3 specialties

  • Child Neurology

    Pediatric neurologists diagnose neurological conditions in children as young as newborn, all the way up to adolescence. They can recommend treatment for sleep disorders, head injuries and headaches, but they also specialize in issues such as epilepsy, seizures and brain tumors.
    Their expertise in childhood development and the nervous system make them an excellent resource for parents of children with autism, cerebral palsy, mental development issues or learning disabilities. You can consult with a pediatric neurologist before, during and after diagnosis depending on your child's specific condition and needs.

  • Sleep Medicine

    A sleep medicine specialist is specially trained in diagnosing and treating disorders involving sleep.
    Sleep disorders such as sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome and insomnia are very common and can often cause other serious health issues, such as depression, asthma, and migraines. Sleep medicine specialists often work in sleep centers where they observe a patient while sleeping and monitor brain waves, behavior, and vital signs in order to identify the causes of sleep disturbance, or an inability to sleep (insomnia).
    Sleep medicine specialists treat patients through advising on sleep hygiene, providing cognitive behavioral therapy, using light therapy, or medical sleep aides.

  • 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.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Brian Kossak has the following 8 expertise

  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Neurology
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep Disorders

Board Certifications

Dr. Brian Kossak is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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Awful experience

It is beyond disgraceful that this doctor treats his patients the way they do. Going in for a sleep study with my 6-year-old niece who has multiple difficulties and a disorder called PBD, he was completely careless. He grabbed her head and bend her neck back so quickly she instantly began crying. When I told him she doesn’t like to be jolted back he was very aggravated. She does not like to be touched on her head because she has hearing aid and glasses, and becomes protective. I am not someone who typically would write a review but it disgusts me that people bother going into practice when they have to deal with patients and are this distrespectful. Obviously people wouldn’t be going to see him for help if they were doing okay, so to make the experience that should be helping you so unpleasant makes me wonder why he is still employed. As we left she said thank you, still upset, and he actually told her to be quiet. Do not see this doctor, and if you have the opportunity to see anyone else, it’s worth an extra drive.

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His bed side manners are awful but very good at what he dose. Got my son off useless meds.. Soon as we talked he know testing was needed. An just after 2 appointment..

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Rude and unprofessional

Very rude. Very offensive. Contradicts himself at appointments. One appointment says not to do something next appointment he says to do it. Very very unprofessional. Will never go back.

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Second Opinion

Did not even look at my son. Looked at the documentation and said he has ADD and needs meds. No tests no questions. Looks to me like he needs to get his numbers up. I got a second opinion and got a completely different result.

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One Star

I have had the same experience like the rest of the parents, he refuses to help my daughter with her sleep problem he shows no concern it all.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Kossak is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Concord
  • Concord Hospital
  • Neurology Sleep Services
  • CHaD Neurology
  • Elliot Hospital
  • Neurology
  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Manchester
  • St Joseph Hospital
  • Pediatric Specialties (CHaD
  • Education

    31 Years Experience

  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1986

  • The University Of Chicago Medicine


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Brian Kossak accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem Pathway X Enhanced Ind Direct Access NH
    • Anthem Preferred Blue Network - NH
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts
    • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
    • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim
    • Harvard Pilgrim ChoiceNet HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim ElevateHealth HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    • Tufts Granite Advantage EPO, PPO and Saver
    • Tufts Granite Premier Choice EPO and PPO
    • Tufts PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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