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.
MPS Members Actively Taking New Patients
Azim Shahsavar, MD:
I see adult population for mediation management. Both in-person visit and virtual visit available depending on the patient preferences. We are in network with Cigna, Aetna, CareFirst, United HealthCare, and EHP-John Hopkins. Contact information: Providence Mental Health, 2345 York Road, Suite 201, Lutherville-Timonium, MD 21093, Phone: (410) 616-2151, Fax: (410) 252-1114
Charlotte Coates-Wilkes, MD:
Towson. Tel No. 410-828-5911 or 410-382-3960. cwilkes@ comcast.net Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Psychoanalysis, General Psychiatry
Leonard Hertzberg, MD
Pikesville Phone #410-484-1344. Currently available via telehealth. Only insurance accepted is workers’ compensation with prior insurer authorization. All other patients are self pay.
Lisa Chen, MD
I will see adults with any mental health concern. I’m primarily seeing patients virtually, but also see patients in person on Wednesdays in my office in Baltimore. I do not take insurance. My website is www.lisanaweichen.com and I can be reached at 410-881-3012.
Laura Gaffney, MD
Taking new patients and can see them in about 2 weeks. Does not accept insurance. Can do telehealth. Office address: 1501 Sulgrave Ave, suite 100, Baltimore, MD 21209 Phone: 443-470-9451
Bruce Hershfield, MD
Can see patients within one week, psychotherapy as well as prescrine medications–no “med checks”. I can be reached at 4107714575. I do not have a web site.
Joseph Andrews, MD (Via Clinic)
We are seeing patients within 1-2 weeks. We see children, adolescents and adults for psychiatric assessment and medical management. Insurance: out-of-network only
Margaret (Peggy) Adams, MD
Can see new patients in a week at latest. Take Johns Hopkins EHP insurance. Provides psychotherapy along with medications (as needed). Works with difficulties with infants and young children as well as children of all ages and adults. Complementary and integrative methods in addition to (or before turning to) medications are also offered.
Dominic Maxwell, MD
Typically, 1 week to see new patient. No insurances accepted; receipts for reimbursement provided. Child, adolescent, and adult patients
Nicole Leistikow, MD
Wait is 1-2 weeks for new appointments. 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.
Paulo J Negro, MD
New patients seen in 1-2 weeks, does not take insurance. Medication management and assessments for second opinions.
Cholet K Josue, MD
mindbrainbody.net; profile on psychologytoday.com
Enhance Psychiatry and Wellness in Laurel. Accepts Carefirst BlueCross BlueShield & Maryland Medicaid. Child, Adolescent, Adult and Geriatric patients.