Dr. Dan B. Thistlethwaite

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Dr. Thistlethwaite is a wonderful doctor. He doesn't prescribe medications that aren't needed and he really listens. Some psychiatrists will look at you and nod. He engages in conversation. He is very knowledgeable and recommended the TMS treatments helping with my bipolar disorder. I have to say that I read the message below. It is obvious that the woman has been mislead. There is no test to determine whether you do or do not have bipolar. It is a chemical imbalance in the brain. What exactly is a typical anti-depressant? I can tell you that I have been sick since I was 16 years of age and I am currently 38 years old. I have seen many doctors, psychologists, and counselors as well as being hospitalized. I have been on nearly 40 different medications. One of which is "typical" anti-depressants. He knows what he is doing, cares about his patients, and is very professional. He may come across a little dry at first, but that is his way of getting to know you. If the medication doesn't work, you call the office. They get back to you ASAP! His staff is extremely courteous, professional, and caring. I would highly recommend him and his office.

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flag | Submitted June 15, 2015

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Dr. Thistlewaite is a jerk that claims to be a professional. I took my 15 year old daughter there and she didn't like his demeanor from the start. He didn't do any testing on her to make a diagnosis. He didn't contact her psychologist who had already done testing. He just gave her an anti-depressant which made her go in to a morbid depression because you don't treat a bi-polar patient with typical anti-depressants. Then I booked an appointment to talk about these things and he treated me worse than I have ever been treated as a parent who was just desperately trying to help their child. I had to get up and walk out of his office. I wouldn't recommend anyone going to him for anything.

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flag | Submitted May 5, 2015

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Dr. Thistlethwaite has been a life saver for me. He is without a question one of the most professional man I have ever met.

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flag | Submitted Dec. 2, 2014

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I was referred to Dr.Dan by my therapist after years of just not 'connecting' with my previous psychiatrist. I wouldn't trade Dr. Dan for any other psychiatrist in the area. Even though my commute to see him is well over 100 miles, and there are plenty of other doctors available, he is my pick! He LISTENS - words, body language, every way. Today he noticed my face was very flushed and immediately checked my blood pressure. He didn't have a nurse come do it, he took the time and did it himself. I have never been as comfortable with ANY doctor than I am with Dr. Dan. Thank God I was referred to this doctor. :)

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flag | Submitted May 7, 2014

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Dr. Thistlewaite has seen my granddaughter for over a year and she has made tremendous progress. He is very thorough and caring. He is the first psyhiatrist who has actually entered into conversations with my granddaughter. He sees her for ADHD ODD. I thik he really cares about his patients' welfare. I would highly recommend him to anyone for psychiatric treatment.

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flag | Submitted Aug. 20, 2013

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My son saw Dr. Dan back when he was 10 or 11 years old. I believe Dr. Dan may still have been a student or doing his residency. My son liked him as well as a middle school boy likes any psychiatrist...He seemed very knowledgable and was helpful.

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flag | Submitted Jan. 10, 2013

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As a medical professional myself who suffered a horrible bout of postpartum depression 14 years ago, Dr Dan was truly a life-saver for me. He is knowledgable, compassionate, caring & persistent in giving you the best care and outcome possible. I have continued to see him annually since then just for " check-ups." He is the best in the business as far as I am concerned and I have referred countless numbers of my own patients to him for care. A+++++ I wouldn't go anywhere else!

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flag | Submitted Jan. 9, 2013

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Dr. Thistlethwaite is compassionate, knowledgeable and professinal. He is easy to talk to, listens to what I say and asks questions to make sure he understands what I am trying to say to him. He then tells me what he thinks about the situation and recommends treatment. If he prescribes a medication he tells me what to expecte, how long it will be until I see a result and what side effects I may see .I find it easy to ask questions. The treatments he has recommended have been very effective. I feel he is a credit to his profession and am pleased he is my psychiatrist

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flag | Submitted Nov. 17, 2012

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DR. Dan is the compassionate physician that I've been involved with. When I'm in appointment he truly listens to you, I never feel rushed. I have no psychiatric insurance so he since day one ha been providing me with my medication cybalta. There would be no way to afford being unemployed. I feel very comfortable talking with him over the past three years. Thank you Zdr. Dan. Np

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flag | Submitted July 11, 2012

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With over 20 years of problems, Dr. Dan is the FIRST one to actually listen to me. He has prescribed meds. that have worked and explains how they work. I went in for a 5 minute med check and he actually spent 25 minutes talking with me, (not at me). I would encourage anyone to go to him. You will not regret it. The staff is always friendly, I never wait for more than 5 minutes. If you want a nice, considerant and knowledgeable Dr., he is the one to see. Not to mention (again) that he will listen, not write and listen, just listen and talk with you.

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flag | Submitted Sept. 25, 2011


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