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About Dr. Mark S Simko

Dr. Mark S Simko, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Clearwater, FL. He has 36 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry and Neurology. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

11 Ratings with 6 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Mark S Simko is Great. Dr. Mark S Simko has been rated by 11 patients. From those 11 patients 6 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Mark S Simko is 3.8 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Bay Area Mental Health Service

1106 Druid Rd S Ste 201
Clearwater, FL 33756
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Specialties

Dr. Mark S Simko 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.

  • Expertise

    13 Expertise

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

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Not the doctor for someone with anxiety

I felt like I was being deposed, for a court or something like that. He asked me questions and then would not listen to my answers. Or made me correct them. I, fortunately am a very high functioning person with an anxiety disorder, that said once he grilled me and talked way to much instead of listening, he was actually ok. I will be cancelling my next appointment as I don't want to work with someone I cannot relate to. Maybe he does better with people who have more serious problems than me.

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Five Stars

He seem to ask just the right questions to get things out of me that I didn't even know myself. I would highly recomend him to anyone.

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Great Choice in Psyciatrist

Dr. Simko works with you to diagnose your problem and to find the correct medication if needed. If you are looking for a quick medication fix, look elsewhere because he will ask many questions to determine if you really need it.

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Five Stars

absolutely excellent accurately diagnosed my problem prescribed medication that has changed my life

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Five Stars

Dr. Simko isn't cuddly but he is great at diagnosing and medicating if needed. he doesn't pull any punches and I think that is why he comes across as rude or uncaring but he is quite the opposite. Once he gets to know you and you are willing to work on your problems he warms up... a bit. He has been a tremendous help to me and I continue to see him on a regular basis.

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  • Education

    36 Years Experience

  • New York Medical College

    Graduated in 1982

  • Morristown Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Mark S Simko accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana HMO
    • Humana HMO Premier
    • Humana National POS
    • Humana Preferred PPO
    • Humana Tampa Bay CoreNet
    • Humana Tampa Bay HUMx HMOx
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
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Locations & Directions

Bay Area Mental Health Service, 1106 Druid Rd S Ste 201, Clearwater, FL
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