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Dr. Gerald Tarnoff, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Providence, RI, with other offices in Riverside, RI and Providence, RI. He has 40 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry. Dr. Tarnoff is affiliated with Kent County Hospital, Butler Hospital and Women and Infants Hospital of RI. He speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Gerald Tarnoff has the following 7 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 2 board certifications.


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

593 Eddy St
Providence, RI 02903

1011 Veterans Memorial Pkwy
Riverside, RI 02915

345 Blackstone Blvd
Providence, RI 02906

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