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Dr. Artie Cortez Nelson, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Madison, AL, with other offices in Birmingham, AL and Pelham, AL. He has 29 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry. Dr. Cortez Nelson is affiliated with Brookwood Medical Center and Trinity Medical Center. He speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Artie Cortez Nelson has the following 7 areas of expertise and 1 specialty.


A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.


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Locations & Directions

102 Essex Ct
Madison, AL 35758

3825 Lorna Rd
Birmingham, AL 35244

2280 Highway 35
Pelham, AL 35124

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