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About Dr. Paul A Cannistraro

Dr. Paul A Cannistraro, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Cambridge, MA. He has 20 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Cannistraro is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

14 Ratings with 8 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Paul A Cannistraro is Poor. Dr. Paul A Cannistraro has been rated by 14 patients. From those 14 patients 8 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Paul A Cannistraro is 1.9 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Paul A Cannistraro Md

5 Jfk St Ste 306
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Specialties

Dr. Paul A Cannistraro 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. Paul A Cannistraro has the following 14 expertise

  • Mood Disorders
  • Depression
  • Clinical Depression
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders (PTSD)
  • Schizophrenia
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Insomnia
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Personality Disorder
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Mental Illness

Dr. Paul A Cannistraro has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Paul A Cannistraro is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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One Star

Narcissistic personality.

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One Star

Very disappointed

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Seemed not interested in my questions about medications. I felt he was not listening.
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Superb psychiatrist - knowledgeable, caring and dedicated

Dr. Cannistraro's level of knowledge about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and anxiety disorders is truly exceptional. He is a super-specialist. He also genuinely cares about his patient and truly wants to relieve their suffering. He makes accurate diagnoses and excellent treatment plans and connects with patients. This combination makes him an extraordinary physician.

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One Star

Made very little eye contact with me.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    20 Years Experience

  • Tufts University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1998

  • Johns Hopkins Health System

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Paul A Cannistraro accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO

Locations & Directions

Paul A Cannistraro Md, 5 Jfk St Ste 306, Cambridge, MA
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