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Does Dr. Samton have any specialties?

Dr. Samton is board certified in both neurology and psychiatry, however, she practices primarily general psychiatry.  This includes depression, anxiety, attention deficit disorder, stress, and problem solving.  Because of her expertise in neurology and psychiatry, she is often asked to give expert opinion regarding diagnosis and treatment of individuals with both neurological and psychiatric symptoms, as well as psychiatric problems that may occur as a result of neurological conditions such as multiple sclerosis, head trauma, migraine, and/or epilepsy.  Her expertise gives her a unique perspective on the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD and other disorders of attention.

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18 East 48th Street, Suite 1202, New York, N.Y. 10017

212.286.9025 • F: 917.210.3022

info@jsamtonmd.com

How often will I need to see Dr. Samton?

Dr. Samton has a fairly eclectic approach. Patients can be seen anywhere from several times a week to once every three months.  Once a diagnosis is made, we will work together to find a treatment plan that best suits you.  The amount of followup will depend on several factors such as your diagnosis and condition, Dr. Samton's medical recommendation, the kind of treatment you would like,           and outside factors such as scheduling and financial considerations.

contact info

18 East 48th Street, Suite 1202, New York, N.Y. 10017

212.286.9025 • F: 917.210.3022

info@jsamtonmd.com

Which insurances does Dr. Samton take?

Dr. Samton does not participate in any insurances, Medicare, or Medicaid. However, the office provides paperwork so that you can be reimbursed through out of network benefits or a Health Savings Account. If you do not have prescription coverage, Manhattan Neuropsychiatric will help you apply to patient assistance programs for lower cost medications.

In order to find out how much you might be reimbursed for Dr. Samton's appointments, we suggest you call your insurance directly.  You can ask the insurance company the reimbursement rate for the following clinical procedure codes:  90791 Initial Consultation; Followup Appointments 99213/90836; 96120 Neuropsychological Testing.

contact info

18 East 48th Street, Suite 1202, New York, N.Y. 10017

212.286.9025 • F: 917.210.3022

info@jsamtonmd.com

What can I expect from my first appointment?

Dr. Samton is board certified in both neurology and psychiatry, however, she practices primarily general psychiatry.  This includes depression, anxiety, attention deficit disorder, stress, and problem solving.  Because of her expertise in neurology and psychiatry, she is often asked to give expert opinion regarding diagnosis and treatment of individuals with both neurological and psychiatric symptoms, as well as psychiatric problems that may occur as a result of neurological conditions such as multiple sclerosis, head trauma, migraine, and/or epilepsy.  Her expertise gives her a unique perspective on the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD and other disorders of attention.

contact info

18 East 48th Street, Suite 1202, New York, N.Y. 10017

212.286.9025 • F: 917.210.3022

info@jsamtonmd.com