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About Dr. Sarah D Atkinson

Dr. Sarah D Atkinson, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Rochester, NY. She has 23 years of experience. Her specialties include Psychiatry and General Practice. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

28 Ratings with 10 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Sarah D Atkinson is Good. Dr. Sarah D Atkinson has been rated by 28 patients. From those 28 patients 10 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Sarah D Atkinson is 2.6 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Finger Lakes Clinical Research

885 Winton Rd S
Rochester, NY 14618
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Specialties

Dr. Sarah D Atkinson 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.

  • General Practice

    A general practitioner is similar to a family practitioner in that they treat patients of all ages with a variety of health concerns. These doctors treat everyday ailments, some acute and chronic diseases, and also provid health checkups, physicals, inoculations and preventative care.
    General practitioners differ from family practitioners because they are not required to complete an additional residency in family medicine after completing their medical school residency. Like family practitioners, general practitioners will also provide referrals to patients who are in need of a specialist.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Sarah D Atkinson has the following 11 expertise

  • Vaccination
  • Depression
  • Heartburn
  • Check-up
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Indigestion
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Insomnia
  • Immunization

Dr. Sarah D Atkinson has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Sarah D Atkinson is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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Harmful

Violated my privacy with a loved one to create a situation where I would need to keep seeing her for treatment. Did not listen to my concerns about my own mental health, instead fished for the answers she wanted and only took into consideration what my loved one needed to not have to deal with or see my problems.

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Horrible

Very rude, doesn't listen, doesn't explain diagnoses or any other related questions. creepy staff.

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One Star

Too much on her plate, misdiagnosis, arrogant, not a professional professional, damaging, negligent. She would benefit from seeing a psychiatrist.

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DO NOT SEE HER!

She does not care for patients at all; patients are just a list of problems. She broke confidentiality and HIPPA when she had an appointment with my mother. She also kicked me out of a session 5 minutes into it because I told her I had PTSD (I was previously diagnosed) before she got to that part of her symptom check list.

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Does Not Care About Her Patients.

Dr. Atkinson gets A LOT of money for drug companies to push certain products and conduct "research". She basically is a legalized drug dealer. She is aloof and very full of herself and talks down to you like you were a dog. Recently she discontinued prescribing a medication for me that will cause me some very serious withdrawl symptoms. Your appt is always 30 minutes late and you'll be lucky is she spends 5 minutes talking to you. I had no choice but to she her because I had no insurance. By far the worst doctor I've ever seen. I've gotten nothing but scalding remarks about how I am not dealing well enough with things and that I need counseling. Yeah I'd love counseling if I had the money, insurance, and resources for it. Psychiatrity is barely a medical science in my opinion. The doctor's can't tell you why things work or don't work or what causes them. They ask you what medication you think might help you. Isn't that your job? Isn't that why you make $200 an hour, to tell me what I will need to help me? And her diagnosis for me is hilarious. I pity the people who have to stoop to this kind of healthcare. When you have no other resources you get "care" like this.

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  • Education

    23 Years Experience

  • University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1995

  • Childrens Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Please contact the office for more information.

Locations & Directions

Finger Lakes Clinical Research, 885 Winton Rd S, Rochester, NY
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