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Geriatric Specialist (elderly care), Psychiatrist
37 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Lawrence Root is Good. Dr. Root has been reviewed by 21 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.8
Promptness 2.7
Courteous Staff 2.4
Accurate Diagnosis 3.7
Bedside Manner 3.7
Spends Time with Me 3.3
Follows Up After Visit 3.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Lawrence Root, MD is board certified in Psychiatry.

  • He has special expertise in 8 areas:
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep Disorders

Education & Awards

Dr. Root graduated from The University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas.


Dr. Root has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • CHRISTUS St. Joseph Hospital 
  • St. Joseph Medical Center 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Lawrence G Root MD is a male Geriatic Psychiatrist, has 37 years of experience and practices in Psychiatry and Geriatric Psychiatry.
Where does Dr. Lawrence G. Root practice?
Dr. Lawrence Root has 1 office location.
Dr. Lawrence Root practices Psychiatry and Geriatric Psychiatry near Houston, TX.
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