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Dr. Benjamin Alderfer, MD

Psychiatry*
Map Pin Small Denver, CO
Accepting new patients
24 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Benjamin Alderfer, MD

Dr. Benjamin Alderfer, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Denver, CO. They specialize in Psychiatry, has 24 years of experience, and is board certified in Psychiatry. They graduated from University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and is affiliated with Porter Adventist Hospital.

Dr. Alderfer works at AdventHealth Behavioral Health Porter in Denver, CO. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Alderfer's Office Locations

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    AdventHealth Behavioral Health Porter
    960 E Harvard Ave # 3, Denver, CO 80210 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (720) 778-2115

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  • Porter Adventist Hospital

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Schizophreniform Disorder
Tobacco Use Disorder
Traumatic Brain Injury
Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
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Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
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    About Dr. Benjamin Alderfer, MD

    Specialties*
    • Psychiatry

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    Years of Experience
    • 24 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1174620025
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    Education & Certifications

    Internship
    • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Psychiatry
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Alderfer works at AdventHealth Behavioral Health Porter in Denver, CO. View the full address on Dr. Alderfer’s profile.

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