Dr. Irwin Savodnik MD
- Psychiatry Los Angeles, CA
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Dr. Irwin Savodnik, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Los Angeles, CA, with other offices in Gardena, CA and Torrance, CA (and 5 other locations). Their specialties include Psychiatry. Dr. Savodnik is affiliated with John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek Campus and Torrance Memorial Medical Center. They speak English.
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Specialties & Expertise
Dr. Irwin Savodnik 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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