Irwin J Papish MD

  • Psychiatry Chevy Chase, MD

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Irwin J Papish, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Chevy Chase, MD, with another office in Olney, MD. Their specialties include Psychiatry. Irwin J Papish is affiliated with Montgomery General Hospital Inc.

Specialties & Expertise

Irwin J Papish has the following 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.

Locations & Directions

8814 Brierly Rd
Chevy Chase, MD 20815

18101 Prince Philip Dr
Olney, MD 20832