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About Dr. Stephen Balsam

Dr. Stephen Balsam, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Riverhead, NY. He has 47 years of experience. His specialties include Adolescent Medicine and Psychiatry. Dr. Balsam has received 2 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

26 Ratings with 10 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Stephen Balsam is Great. Dr. Stephen Balsam has been rated by 26 patients. From those 26 patients 10 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Stephen Balsam is 4.3 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Center for Colon Rectal Diseases

940 Roanoke Ave
Riverhead, NY 11901
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Specialties

Dr. Stephen Balsam has the following 2 specialties

  • Adolescent Medicine

    Adolescent specialists are doctors who have advanced training in the health issues that adolescents face. These physicians deal with issues like the onset of puberty, reproductive health, eating disorders, irregular periods, mood changes, drugs and pressures from home and school. For girls entering adulthood, adolescent specialists can act as both pediatrician and gynecologist, so they only have to see one doctor for all their needs.

  • 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.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Stephen Balsam has the following 12 expertise

  • Acne
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Birth Control
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Eating Disorders
  • Insomnia
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Substance Abuse

Dr. Stephen Balsam has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Stephen Balsam is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Simply the best

He listens and then provides incredibly wise, smart feedback. He is a brilliant man.

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Excellence in psychiatry.

Dr. balsam is an insightful, intelligent, and well-versed psychiatrist. I feel very confident in his diagnosis and care. I would recommend him based on my experience.

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Five Stars

Thank you to believe in me.

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Grateful Patient

Excellent diagnostician, well versed in all types of medications and their interactions. Dr. Balsam has great personal depth and integrity and my life has been greatly enhanced and improved through his treatment.

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2016)

    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.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2015, 2016)

    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.

  • Education

    47 Years Experience

  • State University of New York Downstate

    Graduated in 1966

  • Kings County Hospital Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Please contact the office for more information.

Locations & Directions

Center for Colon Rectal Diseases, 940 Roanoke Ave, Riverhead, NY
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