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Dr. Christopher Thanel, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Flagstaff, AZ, with other offices in Flagstaff, AZ and Wadena, MN (and 1 other location). He has 31 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry. Dr. Thanel is affiliated with Stevens Community Medical Center. He speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Christopher Thanel has the following 7 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 1 board certification.


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

420 N San Francisco St
Flagstaff, AZ 86001

2187 N Vickey St
Flagstaff, AZ 86004

11 2nd St SW
Wadena, MN 56482

400 E 1st St
Morris, MN 56267

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