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About Dr. Brian P Lahey

Dr. Brian P Lahey, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Leawood, KS, with another office in Albany, MO. He has 13 years of experience. His specialties include Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychiatry and Neurology. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

40 Ratings with 12 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Brian P Lahey is Great. Dr. Brian P Lahey has been rated by 40 patients. From those 40 patients 12 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Brian P Lahey is 4.1 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Midwest Psychiatry

7011 W 121st St Ste 105
Leawood, KS 66209
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Northwest Medical Center

705 N College St
Albany, MO 64402
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Specialties

Dr. Brian P Lahey has the following 3 specialties

  • Child & Adolescent 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

    12 Expertise

  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Personality Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Depression
  • Mental Illness
  • Schizophrenia
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder

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Reviews

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Four Stars

I thought he was great. My son really was able to connect with him and that is important. He took his time and listened. I'm relieved to have finally found my son a Doctor he is comfortable with and Mom as well .

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Parent of patient

Dr Lahey is treating my son for ADHD, depression and anxiety. We have been trying to contact him for a week with no response. My son's meds will run out in 2days and we are needing an appointment and prescriptions. The receptionist is helping us contact him but she isn't having any luck either. I don't understand why he isn't responding and feel he is being negligent to this patient. He only communicates through text messaging. We will be looking for a new doctor.

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Social Worker. LSCSW

I worked with Dr. Lahey in a school based setting 5 years ago and I highly recommend him. He is brilliant with medication and tries to put children on the lowest therapeutic amount. It may take a couple months to get the amount right. While some above have experienced him as rude, it is not really who he is. He is passionate about helping but nay not always come across like a therapist. He would ask me to occasionally attend a session if I was seeing the family for therapy. He really wants what is best for his patients. I have known him to go the extra mile with patients. He may not be the right fit for everyone, but has so much to offer.

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Wonderful, caring Doctor

My son suffered a traumatic brain injury and stroke. When we went to Dr. Lahey he was on 5 different medications and was having multiple side effects from each of them. Dr. Lahey worked with us to get him off of all of them and took the time to find out what he really needed. My son is 6 months into recovery from his injury and is doing so much better. I believe a large part of that is because of Dr. Lahey's dedication to help him get on the correct med. Previous doctors treated the symptoms by throwing meds at us, but Dr. Lahey looked at the big picture treated him with one medication. He really talked to me and my son and listened to what we had to say. Dr. Lahey explained things to me and answered my questions. I would recommend him to anyone who was looking for a child psychiatrist who is invested in their patients.

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Very Understanding

Dr. Lahey is an outstanding listener and does not have the same game plan for his patients. I found him to be very understanding and extremely helpful, he is a class act.

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  • Education

    13 Years Experience

  • St Georges University

    Graduated in 2005

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Brian P Lahey accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem MO Blue Preferred Options
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
    • BCBS IL PPO
  • BCBS Kansas City
    • BCBS KC Preferred Care Blue PPO
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