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10 Best Psychiatrists in St. Louis Who Accept Medicaid

March 4, 2021

Our clients who enroll in the Consumer Directed Services (CDS) know that they need to be on medicaid in order to qualify for the program. 


In order to help you make a more informed decision regarding your health, we put together this guide of the 10 Best Psychiatrists in St Louis Who Accept Medicaid 


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Psychiatrists are medical doctors who have special training and skills in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness. 

The specialty of psychiatry draws from research in psychology, neuroscience, biochemistry, biology, and medicine, but among scientists, it is generally considered to be a crossroads between neurology and psychology. 

Psychiatrists can diagnose and then prescribe pharmaceuticals or other types of treatment for a variety of mental disorders including:

 

 

 

●       Depression

●       Anxiety

●       Bipolar Disorder

●       Dementia

●       Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

●       Schizophrenia

●       Autism

●       Obsessive Compulsive Disorders

●       Learning Disabilities

●       Personality Disorders

●       Neurological Disorders

●       More…

 

Psychiatrists in St. Louis, MO Who Accept Medicaid

 

1.     Paul Glaser (5.0 Stars)

Dr. Paul Glaser receives excellent reviews from his patients. They report that he is intuitive and caring. He has over 20 years of experience as a psychiatrist in St. Louis. In addition to his work with patients, he also serves as the Director for Adolescent Substance Use Education.

Dr. Glaser offers the following services at his clinic:

 

●   Diagnosis and treatment of mood disorders

●   Depression treatment

●   Anxiety treatment

●   Substance abuse treatment

●   Treatment of psychosis

●   Development disorders in children (diagnosis and treatment)

●   Psychopharmacological treatment

 

Dr. Glaser received his education from the following institutions:

 

●   University of Chicago - Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry (1986)

●   University of Chicago - Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry (1986)

●   Washington University - St. Louis, MO - Medical School (1996)

●   University of Kentucky - Lexington, KY - Residency/Fellowship in Psychiatry (2001)

 

Dr. Glaser has received a number of awards of excellence for his work in child psychiatry including the Excellence in Teaching Award in 2016 and the Outstanding Research Mentor in 2010.

 

Dr. Glaser provides services at the following location:

 

4444 Forest Park Ave.

St. Louis, MO 63108

314-747-2931

2.    Ahmed Malik (5.0 Stars)

 

Dr. Ahmed Malik is a board certified psychiatrist with over 32 years of experience who is affiliated with St. Luke’s Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. He specializes in working with addictions and receives excellent reviews from his patients for his intuitive and  compassionate care. Though some patients complain that his office staff makes double-bookings sometimes, Dr. Malik himself is revered as a skilled psychiatrist. He provides the following services at this clinic:

 

●       Psychotherapeutic evaluations and treatment

●       Prescription medication treatment

●       Urgent care

●       Diagnosis and treatment of mood disorders

●       Diagnosis and treatment of psychosis

●       Diagnosis and treatment of personality disorders

        

Dr. Malik attended the following institutions of higher education:

 

●       King Edward Medical College - Medical School (1989)

●       SSM Health St. Louis University Medical Hospital - Residency in Psychiatry (1994-1998)

 

Dr. Malik is affiliated with both St. Luke’s and Mercy Hospital in St. Louis. He provides services to patients at the following location:

 

         522 N. New Ballas Rd.

Suite 245

St. Louis, MO  63141

314-942-3057

 

3.    Pravesh Prabhu Deotale (5.0 Stars)

Dr. Pravesh Deotale is a child psychiatrist whose patients are grateful to have him in the St. Louis area. Reviewers can’t seem to say enough good things about him. He is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology for the treatment of adults, adolescents, and children. He has more than 20 years of experience in his field.

 

Dr. Deotale received his education and training at the following institutions of higher education:

 

●       Seth GS Medical College - Medical School

●       NKP Salve Medical College and Lata Mangeshkar Hospital - Medical School

●       Southern Illinois University - Springfield - Psychiatry Residency

●       Southern Illinois University - Springfield - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship

 

         Dr. Deotale provides the following services at his clinic:

 

●       Treatment and diagnosis of thought disorders in children and adolescents

●       Pharmaceutical treatment

●       Consultation

●       Psychotherapy

 

Dr. Deotale is affiliated with Mercy Hospital and he speaks English, Hindi, and Marathi fluently. He provides services at the following location:

 

Mercy Clinic Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - Jefferson

1400 US Highway 61

Suite 150B

Festus, MO 63028

636-543-2237

 

4.     Sunil Gangwani (5.0 Stars)

Patients describe Dr. Sunil Gangwani as intelligent, kind, and compassionate and they rate him highly for his work. He has over 17 years of experience as a psychiatrist. He is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and he affiliates with Mercy Hospital.

 

Dr. Gangwani speaks both English and Hindi. He received his education and training from the following institutions of higher education:

 

●       Baroda Medical College - Medical School

●       Washington University - Residency in Psychiatry

 

Dr. Gangwani specializes in the treatment of depressive disorders, bipolar disorder, and autism. He provides the following services at this clinic:

 

●       Diagnosis of psychiatric disorders

●       Treatment of adults

●       Treatment of children

●       Treatment of adolescents

 

         Dr. Gangwani provides services at the following location:

 

         Mercy Clinic Psychiatry

         12125 Conway Road, Suite 160

         St. Louis, MO 63141

         314-251-2870

 

5.     Ernest Graypel (4.3 Stars)

Dr. Ernest Graypel typically receives a 5-star rating from patients, but his office staff is sometimes inefficient which has led to some negative reviews. He is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and he affiliates with Mercy Hospital South. He has been in practice for over 35 years and he provides the following services at his clinic:

 

●   Treatment of mood disorders

●   Treatment of substance abuse

●   Schizophrenia treatment

●   Psychopharmacological treatment

●   Psychotherapy

 

 

Dr. Graypel speaks both English and Russian. He received his education and training from the following institutions:

 

●   University of Missouri - Kansas City - Medical School

●   Saint Louis University - Residency/Fellowship in Psychiatry

 

         Dr. Graypel provides services at the following location:

 

Community and Long-Term Care Psychiatry

10004 Kennerly Road

Suite 362B

Saint Louis, MO 63128

314-525-5050

6.    Tianyuan Cornell (4.0 Stars)

Dr. Tianyuan Cornell is a member of the Mercy Clinic Adult Psychiatry team. She has been practicing psychiatry for over 7 years. She is affiliated with Mercy Hospital and St. Anthony’s Medical Center. Dr. Cornell receives excellent reviews from her patients who report that after visiting her, they felt a sense of optimism about things even after suffering through periods of intense negativity.

 

Dr. Cornell specializes in treatment the following diseases and disorders at her practice:

 

●       Bipolar Disorder

●       Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

●       Depression

●       Anxiety

●       Schizophrenia

●       Personality Disorders

●       Insomnia

        

Dr. Cornell received her education and training at the following institutions:

 

●       University of Missouri - Columbia - Medical School

●       University of California Medical Center - Irvine - Residency in Psychiatry

 

         Dr. Cornell provides psychiatric services at the following location:

 

         10020 Kennerly Road

         St. Louis, MO 63128

         314-525-4429

 

7.    James Michael Goldring (3.0 Stars)

 

Patients report that they feel “lucky” to have Dr. James Goldring as their neurologist. As a psychiatrist who has been practicing for over 35 years, Dr. Goldring has special skills and intuition about diagnosis and treatment that his patients really appreciate.

 

Dr. Goldring affiliates with Missouri Baptist Medical Center. He provides the following services at his clinic:

 

●   Electromyography

●   Epilepsy treatment

●   Nerve Conduction studies

●   Stroke treatment

●   Treatment and diagnosis of migraines and headaches

●   Treatment and diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease

●   Multiple Sclerosis (MS) treatment and diagnosis

 

Dr. Goldring received his training and education from the following institutions:

 

●   Washington University School of Medicine - St. Louis, MO - Medical School (1986)

●   Washington University School of Medicine - St. Louis, MO - Residency in Psychiatry

●   Jewish Hospital of St. Louis - Internship

 

Dr. Goldring provides psychiatric services at the following location:

 

Goldring and Rengachary Medical Group

3009 N. Ballas Road

Suite 105

St. Louis, MO 63131

 

 

 

8.    Muhammad S. Arain (2.0 Stars)

Dr. Muhammad Arain has over 27 years of experience as a psychiatrist. Some of his patients report in reviews that he sometimes seems rushed and staff sometimes make scheduling errors. As a result he’s received some negative reviews. But despite this he still has devoted patients who report that they have been grateful for his treatment recommendations. Overall patients indicate that he is a very thorough and skillful psychiatrist.

 

Dr. Arain has received particularly high reviews for his skill at treating patients with psychosis. He speaks both English and Spanish.

 

Dr. Arain attended the following institutions of higher education:

 

●       Dow Medical College - Medical School (1994)

 

Dr. Arain specializes in working with the following diseases and disorders:

 

●       Schizophrenia

●       Psychoses

●       Bipolar Disorder

●       Insomnia

●       Clinical Depression

●       Alzheimer’s Disease

●       Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

●       Neurodevelopmental disorders

 

Dr. Arain offers services at the following location:

 

5000 Cedar Plaza Parkway

St. Louis, MO 63128

314-843-4333

 

9.    Eduardo L. Garcia-Ferrer (1.8 Stars)

Dr. Eduardo Garcia-Ferrer receives excellent reviews from his patients not only for his skill, but also for his treatment recommendations. However, his staff doesn’t always perform as well as patients would like which had resulted in some negative reviews. He has been in practice for over 25 years as a specialist in addiction and geriatric psychiatry.

 

In addition to his work with patients, Dr. Garcia-Ferrer also serves as the Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at Mercy Hospital in St. Louis. He serves on advisory boards and lectures on certain topics in psychiatry that are within the realm of his expertise. He is a board certified physician who provides the following services at his clinic:

 

●   Treatment of chemical dependence

●   Dual diagnosis treatment

●   Treatment of geriatric illnesses

●   More...

 

Dr. Garcia-Ferrer speaks both Spanish and English fluently. He attended school at the following institutions of higher education:

 

●   Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara - Medical School

●   St. Louis University - Residency in Psychiatry

         Dr. Garcia-Ferrer provides services at the following location:

 

621 South New Ballas Road

Suite 6018B

Saint Louis, MO 63141

314-251-6545

 

10.                    Deepali Chand (1.6 Stars)

Dr. Deepali Chand is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and she has over 17 years of experience as a medical doctor. She affiliates with Mercy Hospital. Dr. Chand receives fair reviews from her patients in regard to her treatment and outcomes, but some patients complain that she runs late on a regular basis. Though some patients feel like she has helped them, others report that she has a tendency to develop a final diagnosis too quickly.

 

Dr. Chand provides treatment for the following disorders at her clinic:

 

●       Schizophrenia

●       Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

●       Sleep Disorders

●       Depression

●       Anxiety

●       Bipolar Disorder

●       Personality Disorders

●       Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

 

Dr. Chand speaks both English and Spanish. She attended the following institutions of higher education to obtain her training in psychiatry:

 

●       St. Louis University Medical Center - Medical School (2004)

●       St. Louis University - Residency in Psychiatry

        

         Dr. Chand provides services at the following location:

 

         Chand Psychiatric Services

10420 Old Olive Street Road

Suite 205

Saint Louis, MO 63141

314-692-8516