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About Dr. Louis K Teitelbaum

Dr. Louis K Teitelbaum, MD is a Doctor primarily located in West Islip, NY. He has 33 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Teitelbaum has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

19 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Louis K Teitelbaum is Great. Dr. Louis K Teitelbaum has been rated by 19 patients. From those 19 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Louis K Teitelbaum is 4.2 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Louis K Teitelbaum Md

400 Montauk Hwy Ste 106
West Islip, NY 11795
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Specialties

Dr. Louis K Teitelbaum 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. Louis K Teitelbaum has the following 12 expertise

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

Dr. Louis K Teitelbaum has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Louis K Teitelbaum is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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Five Stars

Caring, dedicated, goes above and beyond.

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One Star

By far the most unethical and unprofessional doctor I have ever met. He accepted me as his patient( in his words) "Out of the goodness of my heart" although my mother was also a patient of his at the time. He would frequently take calls from her describing my "mania" and write prescriptions for me based solely on those descriptions and disregarding my account completely. When I would relate to him my symptoms, all side effects of the medication (i.e. lack of concentration, feeling tired all the time) he would prescribe more medication for me- at one point he was injecting shots into my buttocks so I couldn't refuse the medication, another idea he got from my mom. He would tell me that all I needed to be happy was a boyfriend, and he tried to set me up with another patient in his office, giving the man my cell phone number. When I began to see a psychologist I realized that this medication was ruining my life, so I gradually stopped taking it, I then told Dr. Teitelbaum of my decision and he warned me that I would " spin out of control and be in a hospital by the end of the week". He also called me on my cell phone at a late hour of the night explaining that my father expressed that I was acting "manic", I asked my father and he told me he had never said that. I have been off any form of psychiatric medication for the past 7 months, I received straight A's in school, held up a part time job at a luxury retail store, finally created a social life for myself, and have no symptoms of any psychological disease or disorder. Cleaning up the mess from being a walking zombie the last two years and realizing all of the opportunities I missed has been an arduous task to say the least, I DO NOT recommend seeing this doctor for any reason

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very through

listened to all my questions not rushedreasonable fee for such a highly respected dr

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Five Stars
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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (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.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2016, 2018)

    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.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (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.

  • Education

    33 Years Experience

  • New York Medical College

    Graduated in 1985

  • University Hospital Suny Stony Brook

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Please contact the office for more information.

Locations & Directions

Louis K Teitelbaum Md, 400 Montauk Hwy Ste 106, West Islip, NY
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