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Dr. Joseph Giannasio, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Hilo, HI, with other offices in Kailua, HI and Hilo, HI (and 3 other locations). He has 40 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry. Dr. Giannasio is affiliated with Castle Medical Center. He speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Joseph Giannasio 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

1045 Kilauea Ave
Hilo, HI 96720

640 Ulukahiki St
Kailua, HI 96734

234 Waianuenue Ave
Hilo, HI 96720

74-5620 Palani Rd
Kailua Kona, HI 96740

875 Waimanu St
Honolulu, HI 96813

264 Kahako St
Kailua, HI 96734

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