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Attiya Kidwai, MD

Attiya Kidwai, MD

Accepting New Patients

Specialties:
Psychiatry

WellSpan Medical Group

My Locations

WellSpan Philhaven
1101 Edgar St.
York, PA 17403
(717) 851-1500
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About Me

Why I chose to pursue a career in medicine:

I was a HS student when my favorite aunt was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. It had already metastasized & she suffered from constant pain. My aunt wanted me to be with her all the time. She insisted that I administer all her medication and accompany her when she was admitted to the hospital. During her frequent hospital visits, I came across several physicians whose dedication to their profession was an inspiration. I realized that this is the career I want to pursue. I could not think of a more noble profession than catering to the needs of those who are suffering physically and mentally.


What I want my patients to know about me:

I immigrated to the US in 2007 with a dream of educating my children here as well as fulfilling my lifelong dream of advancing my career in medicine. To me, psychiatry is not just a specialty, but the fulfillment of a longstanding fascination, one that I have carried since graduating from medical school, but was unable to fulfill due to lack of training facilities in my country of origin


What I do when I'm not seeing patients:

Watch movies especially comedies , spend quality time with family and traveling


Clinical Interests

  • Addiction in Pregnancy

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology | Psychiatry

Education & Credentials

  • Medical School: Dow Medical College
  • Clinical Training: VA Medical Center
  • Residency Program: Michigan State University - College of Human Medicine

WellSpan Hospital Affiliations

  • WellSpan York Hospital

Health Plans Accepted

WellSpan Financial Assistance Program participant

  • Aetna
  • Beacon (Value Options)
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna Behavioral Health
  • Cigna Healthsprings(Formerly Bravo)
  • Community Care Behavioral Health MA/HMOYork/Adams
  • EHP Significa
  • Gateway Medicare Assured all Areas
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • InterGroup
  • John Hopkins Health Care
  • Magellan Behavioral Health
  • MHN Tricare
  • MHNet
  • Optum (United Behavioral Health)
  • PA Medical Assistance
  • PA Medicare
  • PerformCare/MA HMO Non York/Adams (CBHNP)
  • Preferred Health Care
  • Private Healthcare Systems
  • Quest Behavioral Health
  • Railroad Medicare
  • South Central Preferred
  • Vibra Health Plan



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