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About Dr. John R Belden

Dr. John R Belden, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Scarborough, ME. He has 39 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry, Neurology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Belden is affiliated with Mercy Hospital State Street Campus, Maine Medical Center and Northern Maine Medical Center. Dr. Belden has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

19 Ratings with 6 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John R Belden is Good. Dr. John R Belden has been rated by 19 patients. From those 19 patients 6 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. John R Belden is 3.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Maine Medical Partners Neurology

49 Spring St
Scarborough, ME 04074
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Specialties

Dr. John R Belden has the following 3 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.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Expertise

    7 Expertise

  • Neurology
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Migraine Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Clinical Research

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Reviews

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Avoid this doc

Belden is completely dismissive and will not even listen to your concerns. He rather enjoys interrupting, making assumptions, and hearing himself talk instead.

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Terrible

Worst doctor I have ever seen

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One Star

He is the most uncaring doctor I have ever encountered. He seemed deficient in knowledge and acted like he couldn't care less.

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Five Stars

Dr. Belden was very pleasent and easy to talk to. He explained things so I understood. I will tell friends to go to him. I will also go back to him..

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He is the best doctor I have ever met.
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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • 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™.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013)

    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.

  • 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.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    39 Years Experience

  • Emory University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1979

  • University Of Colorado Health

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. John R Belden accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Choice PPO - ME
    • Anthem HMO Maine
    • Anthem Pathway - ME
    • Anthem Pathway Enhanced - ME
    • Anthem Pathway X Enhanced/Ind Guided Access ME
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim
    • Harvard Pilgrim ChoiceNet HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Maine Medical Partners Neurology, 49 Spring St, Scarborough, ME

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