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Dr. Yasir Ahmad, MD

Psychiatry*
3.5 (24)
Map Pin Small Paramus, NJ
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26 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Yasir Ahmad, MD

Dr. Yasir Ahmad, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Paramus, NJ. They specialize in Psychiatry, has 26 years of experience, and is board certified in Psychiatry. They graduated from Spartan Health Sciences University and is affiliated with Hackensack University Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Ahmad an average 3.5 star rating.

Dr. Ahmad works at Practice in Paramus, NJ with other offices in Maywood, NJ. They frequently treat conditions like Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Anxiety and Major Depressive Disorder along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Ahmad's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Office
    300 Forest Ave # Aa, Paramus, NJ 07652 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (201) 903-3848
  2. 2
    Office
    87 State Rt 17 N, Maywood, NJ 07607 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (201) 903-3846

Hospital Affiliations
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  • Hackensack University Medical Center

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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
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Treatment frequency



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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Anxiety
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Major Depressive Disorder
ADHD and-or ADD
Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
Autism
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Bipolar Disorder
Confusion
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
Panic Disorder
Phobia
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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Schizoid and Schizotypal Personality Disorder
Schizophrenia
Traumatic Brain Injury
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Group Psychotherapy
Psychiatric Evaluation
Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)
Adjustment Disorder
Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
Asperger's Syndrome
Binge Eating Disorder
Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)
Borderline Personality Disorder
Bulimia
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Chronic Depression (Dysthymia)
Cocaine Addiction
Conduct and Other Emotional Adolescent Disorders
Conduct Disorder
Conversion Disorder
Cyclothymia (Chronic Mood Disorder)
Delusional Disorder
Dementia
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Depersonalization Disorder
Developmental and Learning Disorders
Dissociative Disorder
Eating Disorders
Gender Dysphoria
Hypochondriasis
Impulse Control Disorders
Marijuana Addiction
Mood Disorders (Dysthymia and Cyclothymia)
Narcissistic Personality Disorder
Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
Nondependent Opioid Abuse
Opioid Dependence
Personality Disorders
Postpartum Depression
Psychiatric Diseases
Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
Psychosis
Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
Schizoaffective Disorder
Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
Somatoform Disorders
Suicidal Ideation
Tobacco Use Disorder
Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
Dementia or Depression Screening
Family Psychotherapy
Psychological Evaluation
Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
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    About Dr. Yasir Ahmad, MD

    Specialties*
    • Psychiatry

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    Years of Experience
    • 26 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1275570509
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Spartan Health Sciences University
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Psychiatry
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Ahmad accepts Anthem, Blue Cross Blue Shield and CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield, and other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

    Dr. Ahmad has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Ahmad has seen patients for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Anxiety and Major Depressive Disorder, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Ahmad on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    24 patients have reviewed Dr. Ahmad. The overall rating for this provider is 3.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Ahmad.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Ahmad, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Ahmad appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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