MPS Members Actively Taking New Patients: Appointments Within 1-2 Weeks

To facilitate appointments for the expanding number of people seeking behavioral health treatment during the pandemic, the MPS has compiled the following list of psychiatrists with immediate availability. There are many other psychiatrists taking new patients within 3-4 weeks. Please click here for our Find A Psychiatrist search tool.


Julie Brownley, M.D., Ph.D.
410.823.6408 ext. 4
Director of The Women’s Mental Health Center. 1-2 week wait time for an appointment. Adult women only, specializing in perinatal and reproductive psychiatry. All women welcome. Medication management only. Therapy available on site. Insurances accepted:

  • Maryland Blue Cross
  • DC Blue Cross (Cap Care, Blue Choice and Federal Blue Cross)
  • Bravo Health
  • Cigna
  • Choice Care
  • Corp Health
  • APS
  • Mamsi, MDIPA, Optimum Choice
  • Compsych
  • PHCS
  • Value Options
  • Medicare
  • Magellan
  • MHN & Tricare
  • MHIP
  • United Healthcare/United Behavioral Health
  • EHP
  • Kaiser
  • One Net
  • Coventry
  • MHNet

Charlotte Coates-Wilkes, MD
410.828.5911 or 410.382.3960
Appointments within one week. Insurances taken: Aetna, Beacon Health, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, Multiplan, UBH, Medicare Non-par (claims filed for patients). Practice specialty incudes anxiety, depression, personality disorders, trauma. Prefer patients needing psychotherapy or psychoanalysis with or without medication management.

Brian Crowley, M.D.
Can accept occasional referral.  All appointments are made by my practice assistant:
phone or text to 240-831-1892; email .New patients must live in MD or DC (licensed in both). Insurances Accepted: Tricare; CareFirst BCBS incl. Blue Choice; Aetna; Medicare and Self pay. All visits are by telemedicine from home/office in Bethesda.  Initial consult 1 hour; follow-up visits are 30 min, with med mgt and some psychotherapy.

Sarah Herts, D.O.
443.228.8544 (patients may text me as well)
Doing all virtual appts currently. Seeing new patients within a few days (same week appointments). I do not accept insurance. Med management and therapy (CBT anD supportive). Link to my Psychology

Mahmood Jahromi, M.D.
Call Michele @ 443.279.2000 for appointments. Child and adolescent patients and adults up to age 60. No substance abuse treatment. Cigna Insurance and self-pay. Same day virtual appointments.

Gary Klein, M.D.
410.581.9068 or 410.876.8646
Appointments available within a week. Child and adult patients.  Offices in Owings Mills and Westminster. Only insurance taken is EHP.

Nicole Leistikow, M.D.
Wait is 1-2 weeks. Self-pay only for new patients, not in network with private insurances
Seeing women for combined psychotherapy with or without medications, expertise in treating perinatal women and medical professionals.

Jennifer T. Palmer, M.D.
All sessions by video, scheduling 2-3 weeks out. No insurance but provide statements that patients can submit for reimbursement. Adult psychiatry with particular interest in mood disorders in women.

Mercedes Rizo, M.D.
410.296.0021 / 443.799.5329
Current wait time for new patients is 3 weeks. Does participate with any insurance. Majority of practice consists of patients with mood disorders.

Bruce S. Rosenblum, M.D., P.C.
Columbia, MD
If accepted, waiting time is usually not more than one or two weeks. Participating only with Medicare.  For other insurances, fees are due at the time of service, but you may have out of network benefits. Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and the American Board of Preventive Medicine in Addiction Medicine.  My interests include treatment with Buprenorphine for Opioid Use Disorder, Anxiety or Depressive conditions, Adult ADHD, etc.

Stephanie Solazzo, M.D.
Lutherville-Timonium, MD
410-583-2623 ext. 3
Appointments in 1-2 weeks. Accepts Medicare, non-Medicare patients fee for service. Practice focus: adult general psychiatry and addiction psychiatry.

Amanda Sun, M.D.
Patients can be seen within a week. No private insurance. I am a child psychiatrist but take new patients up to the age of 29 and can see patients for both therapy and medications.

Yolana Young, M.D.
Able to see new patients within 1-2 weeks. No insurance accepted at this time. Out of network reimbursement may be possible, depending on your insurance. Telepsychiatry evening appointments only. General Adult Psychiatry including medication management and psychotherapy.