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Dr. Joshua Gear Is this you?

About Dr. Joshua Gear

Dr. Joshua Gear, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Portsmouth, NH. He has 28 years of experience. His specialties include Neurology and Psychiatry. Dr. Gear has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

15 Ratings with 6 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joshua Gear is Great. Dr. Joshua Gear has been rated by 15 patients. From those 15 patients 6 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Joshua Gear is 4.1 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Portsmouth Mental Health Associates

20 Ladd St Ste 402
Portsmouth, NH 03801
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Specialties

Dr. Joshua Gear has the following 2 specialties

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Mood Disorders
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Migraine Disorder
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Electromyography
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Epilepsy
  • Headache

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Terrible

This doctor has a great reputation around Portsmouth, NH. I am not sure why. He makes no effort to establish a rapport with his patients. He is not good with kids. He did not provide any helpful advice or diagnosis. Don't waste your time. Look elsewhere!

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looking for a dr that listens? And is kind, informative and truly helps people?

My brother suffers from very serious anxiety among other things. His previous doctor wasn't listening anymore and was not understanding. My brother has a daily struggle with such severe anxiety and is afraid to see new doctors. He loved DR. gear and that is because he made him feel comfortable, listened, understood and was highly professional. My brother left feeling happy and like he could now breath and get back to a normal and happy life! I take care of my brother and hav for many years and I was just to happy for him To be happy about having a new doctor! It's amazing and the doctor had me com in towards the end to get my feedback and answer any questions. He is just so professional and treats you amazingly, when sadly many doctors my brother had seen in the past and ones ev n I have made you feel small and that's not how it should be. I could not recommend DR. Gear enough!

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Five Stars

Terrific!!!

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One Star

I have the utmost trust in his treatment. He came to me highly recommended by a physician.

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Five Stars

I have seen a number of mental health providers over the years and feel that Dr. Gear was as kind and compassionate as anyone could be. He seemed to understand where I was and made it so that I could feel safe and talk about my issues.

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012)

    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 (2012)

    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.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2016)

    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.

  • Education

    28 Years Experience

  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1990

  • Yale University School Of Medicine

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Joshua Gear accepts the following insurance providers.

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Locations & Directions

Portsmouth Mental Health Associates, 20 Ladd St Ste 402, Portsmouth, NH
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