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Dr. James Kavanaugh Jr MD

  • Psychiatry Lynchburg, VA

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About

Dr. James Kavanaugh Jr, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Lynchburg, VA. He has 51 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry. Dr. Kavanaugh is affiliated with Centra Virginia Baptist Hospital. He speaks English.

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. James Kavanaugh Jr has the following 7 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 2 board certifications.

Psychiatry

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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Board Certifications

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Locations & Directions

2215 Langhorne Rd
Lynchburg, VA 24501

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