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About Dr. Shoshanna Shear

Dr. Shoshanna Shear, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Pittsburgh, PA. She has 15 years of experience. Her specialties include Psychiatry and Child Psychiatry. Dr. Shear is affiliated with Western Psychiatric Institute & Clinic. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

3 Ratings

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Shoshanna Shear is Poor. Dr. Shoshanna Shear has been rated by 3 patients. From those 3 patients of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Shoshanna Shear is 2.3 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

3811 Ohara St
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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Specialties

Dr. Shoshanna Shear 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.

  • Child Psychiatry

    A pediatric/adolescent psychiatrist is a doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating mental and emotional conditions in young children and adolescents.
    These specialists study psychopathological disorders and their causes in order to prevent and identify them in their patients. These disorders may be caused by biological, psychosocial, genetic, demographic, or environmental factors, a patient's history, or any combination of these factors.
    Pediatric/adolescent psychiatrists treat patients through a variety of interventions including medical treatment, behavior therapy, cognitive-behavior therapy, problem solving techniques, family therapy, parent training, psychodynamic therapy, and consultation with the patient's primary care physician or school professionals.

  • Expertise

    7 Expertise

  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep Disorders

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  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Western Psychiatric Institute & Clinic
  • Education

    15 Years Experience

  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1998

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Shoshanna Shear accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Select
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Highmark BCBS
    • Highmark Community Blue PPO
    • Highmark KeystoneBlue
    • Highmark PPOBlue
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
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Locations & Directions

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 Ohara St, Pittsburgh, PA
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