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Dr. William Ruffin Jr MD

  • Psychiatry Gainesville, FL

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About

Dr. William Ruffin Jr, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Gainesville, FL. He has 58 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry. Dr. Ruffin is affiliated with Veterans Affairs Medical Center - Lake City and Malcolm Randall Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He speaks English.

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. William Ruffin Jr 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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Locations & Directions

1601 SW Archer Rd
Gainesville, FL 32608

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