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Rude, egotistical "doctor" who criticizes other doctors patients have seen, criticizes patient's family members, horrible experience.
Posted on February 19th, 2017
Diagnosed within 5 minutes with bi-polar---prescribed so much medications, that patient was zombie-like. The only good thing about this doctor is punctuality.
Worth every penny, great outcome
Posted on September 14th, 2016
Dr Weisblatt was always available through the entire process. He was there to help me adjust to the new medication. He clearly explained my diagnosis and even when I doubted he was able to show me the realities of my illness. Thank Dr Weisblatt for everything that you have done to live a full life.
Posted on September 13th, 2015
Brutal. Really smart and knowledgable. However, he is greedy, manipulative, self serving, and close minded. Basically he is the devil. Outside of that, this clown is a great shrink.
It is hard to forget
Posted on July 31st, 2015
Never ever even think to consider to contact this person who unfortunately still has medical license. Complete lack of competency and emphathy so highly necessary for any patients especially psychiatric is a core feature of this person.
Avoid! Rude, obnoxious, and doesn't care about patient's well-being.
Posted on February 16th, 2015
I began seeing this man when I attended college in the area, which was my first time being away from home. I had a lot of new stressors to deal with and fell into depression. I wasn't coping correctly so I looked into professional help which led me to Dr. Weisblatt. He continuously forced the bipolar diagnosis down my throat and loaded me up on anticonvulsants. I gained weight (20 lbs) and turned into a zombie. When I would voice my concerns of gaining weight he would blame me for having poor eating habits, I was vegan!!! When I began my seroquel therapy I was instructed to take 1 tablet PO QHS. The next morning after my very first dose, I woke up to everything in slow motion, females sounded like men, and I was petrified. I called him seeking advice as to why this was happening and his response was I quote, "Cut the pill in half, DUH!!!!" and hung up on me! I was so startled by the response, I began to fear him. He would call up my family members and blame them for my diagnosis when I would be in therapy with him. He is an insecure quack and uses the scare tactic very well. He should be stripped his psychiatric privileges because he has the capability of making the mentally ill suffer through his demeaning approach. The last time I ever met with him his dog came into the room and began to lick herself (as dogs do). He started screaming at her saying "stop licking yourself you stupid s!ut!!" That was the ending for me. After him, I was put on a low dose SSRI, saw a therapist monthly, my stressors were gone, and I became happy. I regret having to ever met this man, he is one of the worst people that has ever existed.
Finally I feel better...I wish I knew about this guy earlier
Posted on February 12th, 2015
I finally got the right help after seeing an expert. Should have done this a long time ago.
Be Very Careful with this Doctor
Posted on May 20th, 2013
I am very sorry I followed Dr. Weisblatt's protocol. He thinks everyone is bipolar and then dispenses an outrageous cocktail of meds, some of which are off-label (= experimental) and at super high doses. He is very proud he has a pill for everything. He is very difficult to work with and will force you to come in unnecessarily often in order to maximize his number of visits. He is one of the most unlikable people I've ever met, thinks his expertise is above a 'typical in-network practitioner" when it is not, recklessly diagnoses other family members he hasn't even met and should be avoided at all costs. There are other knowledgeable more competent and caring options out there!
Posted on April 16th, 2012
Diagnosed my Nine year old son as being bi-polar before he even met him, told us without drugs he would have a high risk of suicide. We found out later with the help of a caring Doctor that our sun was being bullied at school. It is now Three years later and our son is doing fine without any meds after we took care of the bullying issues. Every negative thing you read about this Doctor is true. Save yourself and avoid at all costs!!!!
avoid Dr Steven Weisblatt
Posted on September 28th, 2011
Rude is an understatement. He treats women very condesending. He swears at times and belittles his patient and his support group. Blames patient for his wrong doings. Very unorganized. He would not send any of my records to my new doctor. Said I should have the doctor call him . Very unethical . Pushes heavy doses and a ton of blood tests.
Posted on September 19th, 2011
He pushes so much medication on the patient. Dr. Weisblatt is so full off himself, that he believes in his own mind that he can tell a patients disorder immediately.
Posted on February 9th, 2011
Posted on December 17th, 2009
He is a rude, condescending, mean spirited individual. He diagnosed my son with bipolar disorder and prescribed many different drugs. Sent him for weekly blood tests for months. When my son complained of negative side effects, he prescribed more drugs. Accused my son of being to blame for the treatment not working and when my son told him he no longer wished to continue treatment he basically told him there was a high probability of suicide. My son is currently under the care of a responsible, competent physician and takes one simple antidepressant and doing great.
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