Dr. Carlos Satulovsky

Psychiatry
Hollywood, FL
30 years experience male

Locations

Carlos Satulovsky MD, FASAM

Hollywood, FL

Address

3800 S Ocean Drive , Hollywood, FL, United States
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My office hours

Thursday: 1:00am - 3:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

AvMed Health Plan

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Florida

Cigna

CIGNA Health Care

UnitedHealthcare

About

Bio

Concierge Psychiatrist, Addiction Specialist, former Chief Medical Officer in Antarctic and Air Force Bases, and at Scientific Bases in Shetland Islands. Multilingual (Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Russian), experienced in diverse areas of medicine, has coordinated air-transport emergency companies overseas, trained in and practiced plastic surgery, ICU and as ER physician. Trained at Cornell-affiliated residency program in New York (Lincoln Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University), and at the very site of foundation of AA at Ignatia Hall/ & at currently Akron - Cleveland Clinic ; has participated as investigator in many multicenter clinical trials and was trained extensively as a Researcher and Principal Investigator, founding the Satulovsky Institute of R

Specialties
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Psychiatry

Addiction Medicine

Geriatric Psychiatry

Integrative Medicine

Licenses

United States: Florida

Languages spoken

English, Italian, Russian

Doctor Q&A

604 Answers
1.7K Agrees
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
It is possible: If the juice is contaminated, of course yes.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Depends: But usually, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea; sometimes fever, headaches, and other symptoms. Depending on what type.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Probably: Probably is the consequence of the procedure, which most of the time prevents worse outcomes. Hopefully she will get better over time, that happens ve... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Yes: Also experiences in which borderline pd individuals get into can be highly traumatizing. In reverse, trauma in childhood is associated with the genesi... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
It should help !: It is safer to detox, even with the use of certain recognized method involving drugs (like methadone) than to just keep using drugs. In any case, a sp... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Diagnosis: A visit to your dr, and no doubt some weight loss combined with a well planned exercise program and healthy diet will certainly be recommended. Sleep ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Follow: Follow up as your dr recommend and take advantage of the peaceful time to plan and ask all questions.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Discontinuation: If stopped, most antidepressants will cause discontinuation symptoms. Rarely dangerous (but somewhat worrysome), they are the reason why whenever poss... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Depends: The main metabolite is benzoilecognine, there is consensus that until 4-7 days (and even more when combined with marijuana use) is expected positive w... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Not usually: Causing a cardiac problem is not one of the common side effects or adverse reactions of ssris. Xanax (alprazolam) is not one; it is a benzodiazepine w... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Yes if you still can: Hysterectomy by itself does not preclude you from breastfeeding; which is very important and recommended if possible. Best wishes.
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A female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Probably not: unless you suffer from severe liver problems, valium should not be a problem by itself. Unless prescribed at this dose level by your Dr, this relative... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Appendicitis?: Many very different causes are possible. Appendicitis is one of the most urgent. Work up will include differential temperature (oral-rectal), WBC and ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
headache: Sedation, drowsiness, possibly dizziness, and all other effects and collateral effects of lorazepam. Try to avoid any future mistakes, only take what ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Good for you: Good for you; you are having symptoms of depression and decided to take action and ask for help. Feel free to ask questions; next step is to locate a ... Read More
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Harm: In normal circumstances, it would be extremely rare that anyone dies or serious harm occur only because of anxiety/panic attack. However, when other c... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Switch: One common strategy to alleviate the addiction to Alprazolam and other short half life benzodiazepines is to switch to a longer half life agent like c... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Not the best idea: It s not clear if your ulcer has been treated, or it s active or not, bleeding or not, etc; anyway, fried chicken (and mostly if pepper or hot spices ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Antidepressants: Not all antidepressants are for everyone. Your psychiatrist will help you select the right medication for you. We can not pinpoint what the exact caus... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Sleep: Sleep hygiene (going to sleep regularly at the same time, no lights or noises, avoid certain meals, not doing other things like reading/watching tv in... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Depressed?: You may find out more by also consult a psychiatrist, to see if there is something getting you stressed, anxious, etc. I assume you sleep normally, yo... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Yes: Yes, and this is actually pretty common.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
You could: You could be pregnant, and at the same time some infection might be present. The way to know the answers in your case is to consult your dr. Best of l... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Alternatives: Your dr might be right and the best course of action would be meds. However, as a patient, and mostly if there is no serious risk to you or others, yo... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Dose adjustment: Fine tune dose adjustment (your dr will do it) or a switch to different preparation/brand/ drug/combination will probably help. Tell your dr.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Yes: Be very careful with the nebulizer. Always ask your dr about how much is enough. Remember that large quantities of water vapor in the lungs is dangero... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Talk therapy: It is a method to alleviate and cure consisting in sessions of talking; without using meds (in most cases). The basis were given by psychoanalysis (me... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
detox hotlines: Call aa/na hotline, or 1 855 detox 00 if you feel like stopping dependency provoking drugs. You may need detox, and stopping on your own may cause sev... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Probably: Beacause you may have developed some degree of dependence to those sleeping pills. It should go back to normal at some point, depending of what pills ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
New normal, or: At your stage of development, it would be common to find some changes. It s a good opportunity to get a gyn checkup by the way and ensure that those b... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Attention: This sounds like one of those situations requiring prompt attention. Different neoplastic as well as infectious diseases might be a possible cause. Do... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
In part: Partially, probably yes, it s about the same GABA receptors. Please try not use more than prescribed, and consider less addictive alternatives wheneve... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
ask: The right thing is to ask this particular team for instructions. Inform this to your dr. Do not worry too much.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Yes: It can be treated with a variety of resources. Psychotherapy of different types is the most "natural" way. Some preparations have been used for thousa... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Try: Tell your dr, try to make him talk with your dr, try to discuss it with people involved in your life that you both trust, these are only a few ways t... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Come clean: I think it is much better to come clean. You can ask your parents to take you to the dr, and if it is really necessary, your dr will explain it in ord... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Hormonal: Hormonal changes, and friction might provoke this symptoms. Good opportunity for a thorough gyn check up. Best of luck.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Choices: When you choose replacing one antidepressant by another, even if used off-label for sleep, there is risk. One of them is symptoms of depression coming... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
(if): There is no specific contraindication, and in fact is a commonly seen combination. But please always inform your prescribing dr of (even the intention... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Common causes: Certain very common cases that include almost all of your symptoms share a common cause. Sequence of events, which your dr can help clarify with some ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Not on your own: Cravings, anxiety, sleep disruption, nightmares, even seizures if you stop on your own...Better off get help. 1855 detox 00 or other na /aa hotlines m... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Side effect: If it is perceived as an emergency situation, you should immediately go to an er or call 911. If a medication prescribed appear to be the clear or onl... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Detox: If the person is aware of his problem, and would seek help, guidance is needed to be admitted in a detox facility as the first step. A psychiatrist ma... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
You: From that mix of genetic predispositions, personal character and history, experiences and a mix of hormones and neurotransmitters that constitute your... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
It may: Just like most atypical antipsychotics, it has a potential to do so. It provokes metabolic syndrome in some patients. Ask your dr if it s ok for you. ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Pancreatitis: Pancreatitis is not necessarily related at all with his history of gerd. It is treatable, most cases get resolved well. Consult your dr about treatmen... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
only: Only if your dr prescribed it this way. They may potentiate side effects; you should consult your dr before. Best of luck.
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
No data: There is no data about a maximum limit of time. Limitations in particular cases include weight gain, somnolence, intolerance to higher doses with tole... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Of course: Yes, 2 months of stress may lead to anxiety. It is treatable, if possible removing the cause of stress, and through medication and or therapy. Ask you... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
No: No, if that was not the dosage prescribed for you by your dr. Ask your dr for alternatives, if the dose indicated in the prescription does not seem en... Read More
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Dr. Donald Jacobson
Nov 2, 2013
Dr. Satulovsky brings a wealth of experience to Healthtap. His answers are well- crafted, full of useful info and show a keen clinician- intellect that is willingly and unassumingly shared with the wo...Read More
Nov 1, 2013
Dr. Satulovsky is a true asset to medicine and psychiatry. Excellent and reliable with accurate and informative answers. Competent and compassionate physician!
Dec 9, 2013
I endorse Dr. Satulovsky. He is providing a valuable service to the public on Healthtap. He clearly has an excellent knowledge of psychiatry.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I appreciate this sentiment, different not wrong!(momof 13yo on spectrum, don't just use people first language, use it in practice:o)
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks a lot I've been getting different answers and not one really helped just said see my doctor so thank you for a better answer
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I know to take as prescribed, but no matter what sleep hygiene I attempt, I still have the worst insomnia EVER. Tried everything literally .

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

National University of La Plata Faculty of Medicine, Argentina
Graduated 1993MD

Residency

LINCOLN MEDICAL & MENTAL HEALTH CENTER

Residency

AKRON GENERAL MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

2012 Patient's Choice Award
2010/2011 Patients’ Choice Physician
Top Psychiatrist - Healthtap summer 2013

Affiliations

ASAM
American Association of Private Physicians
American Society of Addiction Medicine
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