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AboutDr. Jay Bonovitz, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Philadelphia, PA, with other offices in Merion Station, PA and Bala Cynwyd, PA. He has 44 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry. Dr. Bonovitz is affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital University PA Health System. He speaks English.
Dr. Jay Bonovitz 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.
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- Anxiety Disorders
- Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
- Depressive Disorder
- Mood Disorders
- Sleep Disorders
Dr. Bonovitz is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Pennsylvania Hospital University PA Health System
800 Spruce St
Philadelphia, PA 19107
44 Years Experience
University of Cincinnati
Graduated in 1969
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