I has a very disturbing experience while being treated at Sarkis Family Psychiatry:
I began seeing Dr. Sarkis, who is easy to talk to and sympathetic, but I was placed on many medications (10 -15 pills a night) that had me feeling miserable. Some of these medications were dangerous and addictive, and their effect on me was far more detrimental than what he described to me. Sarkis was so baffled by my issues, after many medication changes, that he had me see his associate, Dr. Johnson.
Dr. Johnson likewise gave me many medications that caused me to feel terrible. My diagnosis was changed three times, never with explanation. I was ill advised and wasted much time and money getting worse. I have heard from others that they feel as if Sarkis' practice is focused on prescribing you anything so you will come back.
After (almost) 10 years elsewhere, I have been correctly diagnosed. The staff is kind. I am self-pay and they give me an extremely fair discount, and samples when I have to try new medications. The y are patient and saw me immediately when it was an emergency. I couldn't ask for more.
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