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About Dr. James B Winston

Dr. James B Winston, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Milwaukee, WI, with other offices in Mequon, WI and Milwaukee, WI . He has 37 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Winston is affiliated with Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division. Dr. Winston has received 7 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

62 Ratings with 29 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James B Winston is Great. Dr. James B Winston has been rated by 62 patients. From those 62 patients 29 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. James B Winston is 4.1 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

American Behavioral Clinics

10424 W Bluemound Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53226
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1240 W Ranchito Ln
Mequon, WI 53092
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American Behavioral Clinic

7330 W Layton Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53220
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Specialties

Dr. James B Winston has the following 2 specialties

  • 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.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. James B Winston has the following 15 expertise

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

Board Certifications

Dr. James B Winston is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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A true healer

Dr. Winston was able to make my depression dissipate when two other physicians had failed for four years.Dr.Winston's knowledge of new drug therapies was the difference between depression and a functional and positive life.Highly recommend him for the first consultation or get a second opinion.

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Fantastic Doctor

Dr. Jim saved my life. A routine appointment with him resulted in a recommendation that I see a Cardiologist.I saw a Cardiologist and had 80% blockage resulting in an immediate Angioplasty. Dr. Jim's intelligence, experience and compassion makes him an extraordinary Doctor. Dr. Jim's care helped resolve my anxiety issues and have helped me to live a happier and more fulfilling life. Dr. Jim not only helped me ...but by helping me ....helped my family! V.P.

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Dr. James Winston

Dr. James Winston literally saved my life. Beyond that, he has worked hard to allow me to enjoy life. Dr. Winston is truly compassionate, caring and easy to share your darkest feelings with. He listens carefully, can truly empathize and brings hope to handle your greatest difficulties. Perhaps most importantly, he is a master with medications and is extremely knowledgeable of all facets of the entire central nervous system, all major organs and the interplay among the mind, body, hormones, psychoactive and non-psychoactive drugs, etc. One feels very safe under his care and genuinely positive regarding relief form one’s issues. Overall, he is the finest Doctor of any specialty I have ever known. As necessary, he has very carefully referred me to other Doctors when his tremendous knowledge base signals the need. In my case, this has included a Cardiologist, Neurologist and extremely capable Internist. These referrals have uncovered both new and collateral issues critical to my health. Also, as the CEO of American Behavioral Clinics, he has a terrific staff of Therapists with a wide range of multiple specialties for one to work through complex, long term issues of every day life, patterns of thinking, etc. I am 66 years old and have been a patient of Dr. Winston for 13 years. My afflictions have been moderate to very major depression, anxiety and ADD. Realistically in my case, I cannot expect to be wholly “cured” but he has made these things manageable. I feel so blessed to have him in my corner. Additionally, his administrative staff are very caring and genuine.

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WHAT A SCAM

I was looking to get a fresh perspective on my anxiety issues after many years. I arrived to a dark and depressing office and was called in to see Dr. Winston after about 20 minutes. I met with an assistant of sorts who was getting all of my information/asked me what was going on, etc. She was very nice. After the 20th question and 45 minutes, I was very frustrated to have not yet started my appointment with the doctor. She then went and got him and gave him a debrief on what we had talked about. He then was asking HER questions about me RIGHT IN FRONT OF ME with seemingly no interest in even talking to ME. He then gave me a few generic suggestions and after about 7 minutes he had his hand on the doorknob to leave. I was then charged for a FULL HOUR with HIM!?!?! What kind of scam is this? Obviously, Dr. Winston is trying to get paid for as many "hours" as he can by spending only 10 minutes with people, while his assistants have the actual meetings. I think I said 10 words to him! The translation was obviously "I don't want to listen to YOU - I have people for that - you tell them your story and then I will get it succinctly from my assistant." I felt like such an idiot. Can this even be legal? Uber-disappointed and frustrated...

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Awesome Doctor
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  • Awards

    7 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009, 2010, 2015, 2016, 2018)

    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

    Patients' Choice Award (2014, 2018)

    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.

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly 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™.

  • Top 10 Doctor - State

    Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2009)

    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.

  • Top 10 Doctor - City

    Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area

    Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    37 Years Experience

  • University Of Wisconsin School Of Medicine And Public Health

    Graduated in 1981

  • University Of North Carolina Health System

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. James B Winston accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Access PPO
    • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
    • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
    • Anthem WI Blue Priority X Indiv DirectAccess
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
    • BCBS IL PPO
  • Common Ground
    • Common Ground Empower Trilogy
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana National HMO
    • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • WPS
    • WPS Group

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