AboutDr. Laurie Meckler, MD is a Doctor primarily located in New York, NY. She has 25 years of experience. Her specialties include Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Meckler is affiliated with Silver Hill Hospital, Slrhc and Beth Israel Medical Center. She speaks English.
Dr. Laurie Meckler has the following 2 specialties
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.
A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.
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- Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Bipolar Disorder
- Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
- Clinical Depression
- Depressive Disorder
- Manic Depressive Disorder
- Mental Illness
- Mood Disorders
- Personality Disorder
- Sleep Disorders
Dr. Meckler is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Silver Hill Hospital
208 Valley Rd
New Canaan, CT 06840
Beth Israel Medical Center
10 Union Sq E
New York, NY 10003
St Luke's Roosevelt Hospital
1111 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10025
Beth Israel Medical Center - Herbert & Neil Singer Division
170 E End Ave
New York, NY 10128
Beth Israel Medical Center - Kings Highway Division
3201 Kings Hwy
Brooklyn, NY 11234
25 Years Experience
Weill Cornell Medical College
Graduated in 1989
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