Dr. James Cavanagh MD

  • Psychiatry Greenlawn, NY

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Dr. James Cavanagh, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Greenlawn, NY, with other offices in Garden City, NY and Long Beach, NY. He has 55 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry. Dr. Cavanagh is affiliated with North Shore Univ Hosp At Forest Hills and North Shore University Hospital. He speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. James Cavanagh 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

284 Pulaski Rd
Greenlawn, NY 11740

520 Franklin Ave
Garden City, NY 11530

455 E Bay Dr
Long Beach, NY 11561

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