Dr. Barbara Srur

Psychiatry
Sarasota, FL
42 years experience female

Locations

Office

Sarasota, FL

Address

1991 Hyde Park Street, Sarasota, FL
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My office hours

Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Fax

(941) 754-8631

About

Bio

I am a child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist who has worked in Sarasota/Bradenton, FL, for over 30 years in both inpatient and outpatient settings. I believe in an integrative approach, evaluating the whole person, not just their acute symptoms. I use medications, when indicated, in the lowest effective doses and also address healthy life-style habits. My collaborate with therapists and alternative practitioners has the goal of helping patients to return to their highest level of functioning, and whenever possible, medication free. I was born in Budapest, Hungary and came to the U.S. as a child. My international exposure includes medical school in Nice, France after a 2 year Peace Corps service as a high school chemistry teacher in Malaysia. My travels around the world have give

Specialties
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Psychiatry

Child Psychiatry

Integrative Medicine

Pharmacology

Licenses

United States: Florida

Languages spoken

English, Hungarian

Doctor Q&A

113 Answers
427 Agrees
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Srur
42 years experience Psychiatry
Slow taper: It is unclear from your question what dose of Klonopin (clonazepam) you were taking and how fast you discontinued the medicine. Done too quickly, it ... Read More
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A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Srur
42 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: 10 mg of Elavil (amitriptyline) is a very low dose. That could be a starting dose at your age. However, I do not recommend that you make changes in ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Srur
42 years experience Psychiatry
Ask for assistance: Let your MD know, honestly, what you are thinking and feeling. Ask for their assistance. Perhaps writing things down before the appointment will hel ... Read More
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Jul 5, 2013
Dr. Srur provides direct, thoughtful, yet easy to understand answers to a wide variety of questions on HealthTap. Her patients in Florida are lucky to have her too!
One of the greatest all-around Drs in my network !
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Srur is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! SI have similar situation but want off meds not more. Good to know I'm not alone in the doctor prescription over done drugs category
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! Thank you, I do insanity in the morning, I was referring to the shake
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Your tip was very helpful! Thanks :) I just brought some B-12 ..thank you at least I know I'm on rite track

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

UER de Medicine, Nice, France
Graduated 1979MD

Residency

Montifiore Medical Center, Bronx State Hospital,

Residency

North Shore Hospital Cornell Medical School

Awards

Outstanding Community Faculty Educator, 2010, Florida State University Medical School, Sarasota

Affiliations

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Returned Peace Corps Volunteers
Women's Resource Center of Sarasota
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