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Dr. John Gillean, MD

Psychiatrist

Professional statement

Dr. Gillean is a Board Certified adult psychiatrist with a breadth of clinical and research experience. Hailing from a long line of physicians, Dr. Gillean appreciated the opportunity to form strong working relationships with patients and the great potential that discipline provides for healing the whole person. Dr. Gillean decided to pursue a career in psychiatry in order to offer patients the full range of treatment options, including pharmacological and advanced non-invasive therapies, as well participate in the many research opportunities in this still-burgeoning field. Dr. Gillean works openly and collaboratively with each patient to develop a treatment plan that facilitates recovery and attainment of his or her goals. His training was founded on the recovery model, which empowers patients to make educated decisions about their treatment with the guidance of an experienced clinician. Dr. Gillean guides his patients through the treatment of illness and maintenance of wellness with a combination of excellent psychiatric treatment, healthy diet, exercise, and adequate self-care. Born and raised in Arkansas, Dr. Gillean received his medical training at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and pursued training in general adult psychiatry at Hahnemann University Hospital in affiliation with Drexel University College of Medicine. During his residency, Dr. Gillean was exposed to a wide variety of treatment modalities, which he has found invaluable in treating the variety of issues with which his patients present. Dr. Gillean served as chief resident, lectured, served on healthcare improvement committees and published research.

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Specialties

  • Psychiatrist

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Board certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Psychiatry (Psychiatry and Neurology)

Education and training

  • Hahnemann University Hospital, Residency in General Adult Psychiatry
  • Medical School - University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Doctor of Medicine

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1528378460

Office locations

TMS Health Solutions

3300 Webster St, Suite 402

Oakland, CA 94609

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Very friendly and easy to work with. For someone with depression, that's a pretty important thing.
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Dr. Gillean is warm, candid and knowledgeable. He is genuinely a breath of fresh air in this industry.
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Lovely office staff, great doctor. Dr. Gillean is a really attentive listener--I've never felt rushed and have always felt heard and thoughtfully cared for. Dr. Gillean is assiduous about setting follow-up appointments and is responsive to questions and concerns about medications!
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Dr. Gillean is very well informed regarding new and experimental treatments for treatment-resistant depression. While we spoke he was able to give me immediate answers to some unusual questions because he looked up information using his phone and laptop.
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He doesnt do ANY therapy. The intake people FAILED to mention that. So to expect my frustration? YES, to get dissapointed YET AGAIN!
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Wonderful first visit. Very patient and kind listener. Very knowledgeable and easy to talk to.
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Dr. Gillian was fine and helpful. I booked this appointment for a friend and had to speak with the office staff a few times, two of whom were helpful and very respectful. One receptionist, named Helen, however, was fairly disrespectful andrude to my friend and I the multiple times we spoke with her. She also refused to use my friend's correct (legal) name and pronouns even after we'd corrected her. (My friend is transgender.) I got the sense that she was being rude to us because she saw my friend's gender identity as illegitimate. My friend will continue to go to Dr. Gilleans office but I would not recommend it to anyone else because of the way we were treated, especially not to queer or trans prospective patients.
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Professional and easy to talk to. I would recommend this him to anyone.
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Dr. Gillean was great. He was very easy to talk to and made me feel completely at ease with the treatment he was recommending.
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Dr Gillean is an impressive person. He sticks the balance of professional and warm; within the first 30 minutes, I trusted him completely. Can't wait to go back.
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