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About Dr. Houshang Aminian

Dr. Houshang Aminian, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Phoenix, AZ. He has 48 years of experience. His specialties include Adolescent Medicine and Psychiatry. Dr. Aminian is affiliated with St Luke's Medical Center, ST Lukes Behavioral Health Center and Desert Vista Behavioral Health Center. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

41 Ratings with 14 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Houshang Aminian is Good. Dr. Houshang Aminian has been rated by 41 patients. From those 41 patients 14 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Houshang Aminian is 3.2 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Behavioral Health

11020 N Tatum Blvd
Phoenix, AZ 85028
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Dr. Houshang Aminian has the following 2 specialties

  • Adolescent Medicine

    Adolescent specialists are doctors who have advanced training in the health issues that adolescents face. These physicians deal with issues like the onset of puberty, reproductive health, eating disorders, irregular periods, mood changes, drugs and pressures from home and school. For girls entering adulthood, adolescent specialists can act as both pediatrician and gynecologist, so they only have to see one doctor for all their needs.

  • 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.

  • Expertise

    12 Expertise

  • Acne
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Birth Control
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Eating Disorders
  • Insomnia
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Substance Abuse

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12 years

I've been going to Dr. Aminian for 12 years, now. He has always spent time with me and cared about how I was doing in school and what not. It took a few years, but we have the perfect medication and dosage. Dr. Aminian helped me to be able to be where I am today.

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Dr. Death

My son was misdiagnosed, mistreated. My son is dead now.

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Dr. Aminian - a truly caring Psychiatrist

I have been seeing Dr. Aminian in excess of 5 years. Upon my initial visit I was diagnosed with PTSD. Dr. Aminian was extremely professional, empathetic and throughout the years has helped me immensely. I have never been asked for a credit card number nor dunned for money. My respect and admiration for this Physician is above reproach as he has always treated me with respect, listened to my concerns with patience and understanding. I highly recommend Dr. Aminian to anyone that is seeking a Physician/Psychiatrist to help them through difficult times as he has demonstrated in my experience.

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One Star

Most interested in financials, not patient care. Spends little time (less than 5 minutes) in office visit on understanding, but finds time (in that 5 min) to ask when bill will be paid. Revolving door of patients in and out to get their Rx, not a true physician support experience. Rude and argumentative.

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Done with Dr. Aminian

I had been seeing Dr. Aminian for nearly 4 years for depression and ptsd. On my last visit, he became frustrated with me, raising his voice and not wanting me to ask any more questions. It was awful. I felt re-traumatized. I will never go back or recommend him to anyone.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • St Luke's Medical Center
  • ST Lukes Behavioral Health Center
  • Desert Vista Behavioral Health Center
  • Education

    48 Years Experience

  • Iran University Of Medical Sciences

    Graduated in 1968

  • St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital Center


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Houshang Aminian accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Savings Plus of AZ
    • BCBS AZ Alliance Network
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
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Locations & Directions

Behavioral Health, 11020 N Tatum Blvd, Phoenix, AZ
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