Accepting new clients for daytime appointments
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.
Young adults / college students (18 - 24)
Specialties & expertise
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
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.
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.
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.
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.
Perinatal mental health - Diagnosis and medication management for perinatal mental health conditions, such as postpartum depression.
Substance use - Diagnosis and medication management for substance use and addictions.
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Initial session: $250 (60min)
Ongoing sessions: $150 (10-15min)
Therapist's note: Dr. Buch can provide you with paperwork for your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement.
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!”
Treatment approachesPsychopharmacologyPsychopharmacology is the study of the use of medications in treating mental disorders. It uniquely blends the scientific study of behavior, its biological basis and the interaction of medication with the latter to produce acute and long term therapeutic changes in normal and abnormal functioning. (learn more)
Education and work experience
Private Practice, 2014 - Present
Lutheran General Hospital, Residency, 2002 - 2006
Rush Medical College, 1998 - 2002