Dr. Lester Shapiro MD

  • Psychiatry Rockville Centre, NY

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About

Dr. Lester Shapiro, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Rockville Centre, NY. Their specialties include Psychiatry. Dr. Shapiro is affiliated with Mercy Medical Center. They speak English.

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Lester Shapiro has the following 7 areas of expertise and 1 specialty.

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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43 Andover Rd
Rockville Centre, NY 11570

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