Sandip  Buch

Sandip Buch

Psychiatrist, MD Practice: Skypiatrist
California, Illinois, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut Accepting Online

Specialties & Expertise

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Telemedicine
  • Schizophrenia
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Professional statement

Dr. Sandip Buch is a Board-Certified Adult Psychiatrist and founder of Skypiatrist.com who offers remote sessions to individuals living in California, Connecticut, Illinois, New Jersey, and New York. Dr. Buch specializes in psychiatric evaluations and psychiatric medication management and a majority of his patients are in their 20s and 30s.

Dr. Buch believes everyone should have access to convenient, high-quality psychiatric care, which is why he started Skypiatrist.com- where he sees patients through videochat, does medication management and treats most conditions except ADHD. All his appointments start ontime, and he sees you where you are—at home, at work, even if you are traveling.

Dr. Buch has over a decade of experience in numerous psychiatric practices and received his MD from Rush Medical College. He then completed his residency at Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, IL. He looks forward to meeting you.


Message to clients

At Skypiatrist, we use the convenience of modern technology to improve your psychiatric care. Through a secure, HIPAA compliant videochat built right into our website, we provide medication management in the privacy of your own home, office, or whatever location you choose. You can schedule appointments at a time thats convenient to you (e.g. your lunch hour), even if you’re traveling!


Specialties

Depression - Diagnosis and medication management for depression and depressive symptoms, such as low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Anxiety - Diagnosis and medication management for anxiety disorders including generalized anxiety, social anxiety, and panic disorder

Bipolar Disorder - Diagnosis and medication management for bipolar disorder and symptoms of extreme mood swings, manic, and depressive episodes

Telemedicine - High-quality psychiatric care offered remotely via secure, HIPAA compliant videochat; on-time visits, no wait times or commutes, and prescriptions sent straight to your pharmacy

Schizophrenia - Diagnosis and medication management for schizophrenia

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) - Diagnosis and medication management for PTSD

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) - Diagnosis and medication management for OCD




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • NYU Student Health Insurance (Wellfleet / Cigna PPO)
  • United Healthcare
  • FIT Student Health Insurance (Aetna)
  • Oscar Health
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Aetna Student Health Insurance
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan
  • Columbia University Student Health Insurance Plan (Aetna)
  • New School Student Insurance (United Healthcare Student Resources)

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $250 (10-15min)
  • Initial session: $450 (60min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • As needed
Therapist's note

Please note Dr. Buch provides remote sessions only. Dr. Buch sees patients through videochat, so his location is where you are! He is licensed in NY, NJ, CT, IL, and CA, and can see patients living in any of those states via his practice, Skypiatrist.com.


Location(s)

Online Sessions (California)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue Closed
  • Wed 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Thu 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Fri 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Online Sessions (Illinois)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue Closed
  • Wed 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Thu 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Fri 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Online Sessions (New York)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue Closed
  • Wed 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Thu 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Fri 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Online Sessions (New Jersey)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue Closed
  • Wed 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Thu 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Fri 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Online Sessions (Connecticut)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue Closed
  • Wed 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Thu 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Fri 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Private Practice, 2014 - Present
Lutheran General Hospital, Residency, 2002 - 2006

Rush Medical College, 2002


Languages

English