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Dr. Wei Wang, MD

Psychiatrist

Professional statement

*We have a 24 hour cancellation policy* PLEASE COME TO YOUR APPOINTMENT 10-15 MINUTES EARLIER! PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU DO NOT SHOW UP TO THE OFFICE WITHOUT APPOINTMENT BEING CONFIRMED! Dr. Wei Wang, MD is a psychiatrist in Englewood, New Jersey. She is currently licensed to practice medicine in New Jersey and New York. She is affiliated with Holy Name Medical Center and Palisades Medical Center. First time psychiatric evaluation can not guarantee any prescriptions especially controlled substances such as Ritalin, Adderall or any other stimulants. Additionally, no Xanax, Valium, or Ativan prescriptions will most likely be given at the first evaluation. Klonopin may be prescribed only for a short period of time.In case of any controlled substance is given, routine urine toxicology will be taken. Any evidence of current street drug usage will disqualify any controlled substance prescription.

In-network insurances

  • 1199SEIU
  • AARP
  • Aetna

Specialties

  • Psychiatrist

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Holy Name Hospital

Board certifications

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

Education and training

  • Medical School - Tongji Medical College of Huazhong University of Science & Technology, Doctor of Medicine
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Montefiore Medical Center (Adult Psychiatry)
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital / Weill Cornell Medical Center (Child and Adolescent Psychiatry)

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1902813876

Office locations

Psychiatric Care Associates, PA

35 W. Hudson Avenue

Englewood, NJ 07631

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She has poor bedside manner. But the therapist you see first is very nice.
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Dr. Wang is a terrible listener, will not respond to calls for minor emergencies, and threatens to sue patients who leave her negative reviews. Highly unprofessional.
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Dr. Wang is the no nonsense doctor I was looking for. She really knows her stuff. Great personality too.
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I was completely rushed. Doctor Wei Want prescribed me a very heavy medication my first time ever being in her office! I will never return. She did not take the time to listen to me and just jumped right to prescribing medication.
Less than 6 months ago
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It was the worst experience. Do not go there. Was there 430-715. And the doctor was not professional or courteous to my needs. Huge waste of time and money.
Less than 6 months ago
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Absolutely horrible! we went because my husband suffered from night terrors and she had no experience with night terrors what so ever and kept prescribing random psychotic medications. When we told her which one has actually has worked in thepast, for some reason she refused to prescribe it. She asked him to go for a sleep study and once he went he could barely sleep because he was hooked up to all machines and she completely disregarded that and said because he didn't have one during the sleep study he does not suffer from night terrors. As for professionalism- wow, horrible! When we walked into her office she was discussing the previous patience's issue with her secretary or who ever that woman is that sits in her office next to her. This went on for about 5 mins until she finally welcomed us. Then as I asked her questions for she said to my husband "Did you sign the form that SHE can be in here?" and that SHE she was referring to was me his wife. We almost walked out there. We ended up going to Columbia Medical center in which they specialize in psychiatry and sleep issues. There is where my husband got the proper care he needed. She is rude, unprofessional and honestly doesn't seem too knowledgable- after all she was googling what to say about my husbands issue in front of us.
Less than 1 year ago
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The staff was attentive and organized ... They have a routine for new patients. Dr. Wang had a discussion with me and explained her philosophy and what she felt was appropriate relative to a treatment plan. I think it will bea good relationship but I will reserve judgment after a few visits ! I am optimistic about this practice!
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Staff was polite and professional however Dr Wei Wang was very rude and impatient and did not appear to have the time to properly address my concerns and questions. Unfortunately will not be returning.
Less than 1 year ago
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Great!
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Dr. Wang's standard wait time is usually about an hour even though I always made sure to book the first appointment slot of the day to avoid this. She always comes in to work late and double books patients, never apologizesfor being so late. I find this behavior very unprofessional and unacceptable.
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The wait wasn't long and by the time I finished paperwork I was called in. The therapist, Erika, was very helpful in allowing me to tell my story and explain what was going on, validating my feelings and acknowledging any successesI had. Dr. Wang had a very good bedside manner - she listened to me and explained why she was making the recommendations that she was making. The visit felt very comfortable and cathartic.
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Very caring. Professional and easy to talk to !
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She's a good doctor, just very straight forward and at times can be perceived as rude. But she is good.
More than 1 year ago
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The visit went extremely well. I did not wait longer than 10 minutes. I was immediately seen by a therapist and then the psychiatrist. I would recommend this office for anyone seeking help.
More than 1 year ago
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My appt was at 6:15 I was there at 6.. she took me in her office at 6:55pm by 6:58 she was already dismissing me. I was telling her my concerns about my child all she wanted to do was giveme a prescription and that's it... I had to ask her to listen to me and stop dismissing me I want the Ned's but I also want to see if my son can get behavioral therapy that can help with her ADHD . For what gave me the Ned's and said ok see in one month, never coming back to this dr
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Super sweet staff, clean facility.
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Everyone was very welcoming and friendly. They made me feel comfortable.
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Cares about patients.
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Spent most of the time with the therapist and then the doctor quickly prescribed medicine with no time to ask questions or understand the prescription. Going for another appointment to see if things get better.
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I was very pleased. I was late and the doctor was waiting for me. She listened to me and upped my meds "for now". She also spoke to about the importance of vitamins and good eating habits. I have another appointmentin a week. The receptionist was also nice and helpful.
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I actually barely spoke with Dr. Wang. An assistant (nurse practitioner?) asked me a bunch of questions regarding my history. Then, I waited an hour for a 3-minute meeting with Dr. Wang who had prescriptions ready for me and pushed depressionmedicine on me without listening to me at all. Few months later, I got my thyroid checked and it turns out my hypothyroidism (very common) was causing my physical fatigue and all I needed was to go back on my vyvanse that should never have been cut off cold turkey. My current doctor was apalled at this whole level of treatment. If you don't have the time to treat x number of patients in a day, you shouldn't. I'm shocked at how easily they push such strong medication when your patient is literally telling you the problem is elsewhere. My job was affected; my life was affected. I'm just glad I was able to find someone who actually gave a dang.
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I spent a lot of time with the psychotherapist and Dr Wang who was able to gain my trust and let me open up about everything that was going through my mind. They really listened to everything I had to sayand helped me feel hope when I felt so helpless. I can't thank them enough.
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Went in for a 1 hour session and spoke with a therapist for the majority of it. Spoke with the doctor for barely 10 minutes, where she proceeded to make drastic changes on my medication. Left feeling very skeptical about her method of evaluation and treatment.
More than 1 year ago
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Most unprofessional physciatrist I have ever been to and completely wasted my time going there. I think this place is actually a joke. I don't know how they say in business. Probably because they just don't listen to what u haveto day and write sctriots for xanax to get you hooked to make money. They could careless about your problens. She's practically a drug dealer.
More than 1 year ago
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Schedules obviously mean nothing. Dr. is preoccupied and seems to hardly focus on the patient before her. Office staff are rude and approach patients publicly and roughly about co-payments and balances.
More than 1 year ago
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Horrible experience Very rude She seems like an idiot
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This was the worst appointment I've ever had in my life. Please avoid at all costs. If you want to waste your time and money please go here.
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She has an assistant that is really nice. She asked all the questions and wrote them down. Doctor came in for 2 min after Q&A, ran through everything rudely and didn't help at all. She picked up a phone call andhad a whole conversation in the middle of this. I would never recommend her. Unprofessional and rude.
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This was one of the worst doctor's I've ever seen. As others have mentioned, she has you seen by one of her therapists first. Then, she sees you for a few minutes. This place is a mill. She criticized what myprevious doctor prescribed, and made awful prescription recommendations. Additionally, she was extremely rude and was trying to catch me lying. For example, instead of asking if I was a smoker. She asked when my last cigarette was. I had one cigarette twenty years ago. Ridiculous.
More than 1 year ago
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One of the worst Doctor experiences of my life.
More than 1 year ago
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She focused on one aspect of my diagnosis while disregarding everything else. I felt like she didn't listen or have empathy or good bedside manner. Basically for a consult, you see one of the four therapists in your office before yousee her. I actually had a better experience with the therapist than with her. They were much more empathetic and conversant than she was. My appointment was at 10 and I didn't see her until about 11:30.
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She is amazing she helped me so much and understood my condition and made sure I was put on the right medication she is amazing I recommend her to everyone!
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Money hungry doctor who will only see you for 2 minutes to just prescribe a medication and send you out of the door. Be aware of all these psychiatrists since all they do is prescribe medication to make you depend onthem so you keep coming back for more and so that they can collect your copay all the time. I got the feeling that she does not genuinely care about your wellness but instead, she cares about making money and ensure that you will continue to come so that you can get more medication.
More than 1 year ago
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Ok I'm going to leave bullet point 1.) her staff is horrible if you need a call back or a medication.. Been waiting over a week for a prior authorization. I've been working in health care for a long time Ido prior auths on a daily basis it does not take over a week. (I have Cigna ppo which shocked me that I needed a pa) 2.) If you are a brand new patient you are not priority so don't make plans you will be sitting there over 2 hours she takes everyone else first. It says arrive 15 mins earlier to your appointment, so be prepared to sit 2 hours and 15 mins to your appointment. ( Netflix 2 movies and headphones got me through it) 3.) The doctor- she is really nice however, she asks you questions and when you answer them she finishes your sentence cause clearly she has no patience for your answer! So to wrap up Netflix, have your answers ready keep them to a 2 word max and pray if you need meds they don't require a pa. Oh and her waiting room is packed so she kind of reminds me of when I worked in a psych mill where they all line up for meds (same concept) just they all wait for their 10 second appointment.
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Dr. Wang and Rachel, the therapist, were extremely kind, knowledgeable, and easy to talk to. It is the first time in a while where I feel like I will actually consistently go.
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Not the best, not the worst. Long waits in a tight, crowded office. 3 min appointments. Pretty much hands you a script. Says conflicting things visit to visit as she does not remember what she said last time. Answers calls during your appointments. Not very happy.
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Had such a great appointment. The staff was nice and the doctor was very thorough and pleasant. Finally! She's a real professional. I don't understand the angry reviews. When I see that, sounds like people didn't get the medication they wanted.She's a doctor and she explained why she didn't like a medication I had been on. A symptom I had been having cleared up when I stopped taking it! So pleased
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Somewhat of a long wait but she was professional and knowleagable. Some of the people who complain about her probably expect a doctor who sugar coats everything but that's not life. This doctor is honest and to the point
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I left multiple messages after seeing the doctor regarding medication she prescribed and NEVER received a call back.
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I have never been consulted by a psychiatrist and a therapist in the same room. I will have to say it was unorthodox - the location was as well. It seems like Dr. Wang books a lot of clients, because sheonly saw me for about 10 minutes. I spent most of the time speaking with the therapist in-house Catherine. Who, was very nice and listened to my problems and really wanted to assess the best path for me. Dr. Wang was very curt and and off-putting. While I spoke, she was already writing on her prescription pad, which was a little jarring. If you want someone a little thorough, perhaps this isn't the best psychiatrist for you.
More than 1 year ago
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Dr. Wang is patient and soft spoken. She has a very relaxed demeanor and wants me to be a part of the decision making when it comes to my care.
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Learned a lot of information that I did not know. Informative and smart doctor.
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The therapist I saw on my initial visit seemed very pleasant and was taking notes the entire time, listening carefully and attentively. She asked relevant questions, and provided me with a diagnosis that I confirmed was true from previous sessionswith other therapists. When it came to Dr. Wang though, she was very cold, calculated, and seemed to be very high on her opinion of herself. Now, most psychiatrists I've been to are very confident, almost cocky in their assessments, but Dr. Wang was something like I've never seen before. She spoke to me as if I knew nothing about my current condition or self, and was very pushy with medications and plans for my therapy. She didn't even know my complete diagnosis and was already telling me to buy a book on borderline personality disorder, and to enter into a substance abuse program. I've also never had a psychiatrist demand I change my prescriptions on the first visit, especially when I stated that my current regiment was working perfectly well. She actually made me extremely anxious and uncomfortable to the point that I had to mention it to the therapist after she had left the room. I'm actually sitting here typing this review because I've never felt this upset after a therapy session. A psychiatrist/psychologist should make you feel comfortable and invoke a feeling of trust, but Dr. Wang seemed to look down at me and was very judgmental. There was no personal connection, or feeling of welcoming or trust at all. I'd like a psychiatrist to at least pretend she cares, but Dr. Wang seemed to just identify me as nothing more than another patient and dollar in her pocket.
More than 1 year ago
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She is very busy but she is very professional.
More than 1 year ago
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My son said that he finally met with someone that understands him. While we just had one appointment my wife and son are very pleased.
More than 1 year ago
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On my first visit I met with a very friendly therapist who then sat down with Dr. Wang in front of me to explain my situation. Speaking to both at the same time definitely made me feel part of the processregarding my treatment. Very personable and attentive staff. Highly recommend!
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We visited the Dr. Wei Wang based on reviews to do a neurodevelopmental evaluation of our child. The experience was pathetic at best. The premises were cramped and unkempt. There was no waiting room area except for some stools in thecorridor. She tried to interview us infront of the child while referring to her in the third person which we thought was inappropriate, and had to stop her and get the child out of the room. She had not reviewed the material (parent/teacher behavior assessments, bio) we sent her ahead of time, and only read the first paragraph of the bio in our presence. She continually answered her cellphone during the interview. She did not want to take into consideration what we thought was missing from the school evaluation. She did not spend any time discussing what we experience at home, or in any other setting. She spent about five minutes interviewing the child and came back with a diagnosis. We will not be going back again.
More than 1 year ago
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She's excellent. Very smart and thoughtful.
More than 1 year ago
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It's worth the wait!!
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