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Dr. Alan Ali

Newport News, VA
32 years experience male



Newport News, VA


Adolescent Residental, Newport News, VA

My office hours

Wednesday: 10am - 6:00pm
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Insurances accepted

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Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Kentucky

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Tennessee

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I graduated from Medical College of Virginia and have been in practice of Psychiatry for over 20 years, currently in Private Practice along with full-time work as an attending MD for a Residential Treatment Center for Adolescents in Newport News, Virginia. My interests and expertise include Mood disorders, Anxiety and Depression, Panic Disorder, Consultation Liason Psychiatry, as well as Addictionology. I am Board Certified in General Psychiatry Adolescent Psychiatry.

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ADHD and Autism

Child Psychiatry



United States: Virginia

Languages spoken


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Psychiatry 32 years experience
Wellbutrin (bupropion): Nope. You did not reach the therapeutic dose to see full effectiveness (300-450mg.). Talk to your doctor before stopping any medication.

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Mar 27, 2013
Dr. Ali is extremely knowledgeable, his answers always provide a wealth of resources and accurate information. His expertise in medicine and psychiatry together with his compassionate clinical excelle...Read More
Mar 17, 2013
Dr. Ali is always ready to jump in and help patients on HealthTap! He's highly knowledgeable and shares his expertise generously. I imagine his own patients consider him kind and approachable, and tha...Read More
Jul 30, 2013
Its my pleasure to recommend Dr. Ali as the best physician in the area of expertise. He is nothing but an inspiration, motivating person, who has helped so many people on health tap, with his knowledg...Read More
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I have but my family's pretty anti-therapy. It's easier to not go than be told that "all shrinks are money hungry" constantly. I do wish I could tell on my own. Low libido can be fixed. If I'm just as...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you doc for the idea. I need to discipline my toughs, because when I feel bad, excited, or scared my mannerism will attract me even I am aware of it. I can control...Read More
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thank you.... I have anxiety disorder and was paranoid about my HR being lower than normal today, after using a TENS unit 2 days ago. I didn’t think it’d effect my HR,...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Medical College of Baghdad
Graduated 1989MD

Medical/Graduate school

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, VA
Graduated 1992MD


Chief Psychiatry Resident


Psychiatry Residency


Smartest MD awards for past 3 yrs.
Guest Speaker For Forest Pharmaceuticals
Who's Who Awards


Therapy Associates
Keystone Residential for Adolescents
Mary Immaculate Hospital
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