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Dr. Eugene Kercher, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Bakersfield, CA, with another office in San Luis Obispo, CA. He has 46 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry. Dr. Kercher is affiliated with Kern Medical Center and Kern Med Ctr, Bakersfield, Ca. He speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Eugene Kercher 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

1830 Flower St
Bakersfield, CA 93305

2178 Johnson Ave
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

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