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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Mark Townsend is Good. Dr. Townsend has been reviewed by 19 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.6
Promptness 4.1
Courteous Staff 2.0
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 4.7
Spends Time with Me 4.5
Follows Up After Visit 4.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. Mark Townsend, MD is board certified in Psychiatry.

  • He has special expertise in 10 areas:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Mental Disorders
  • Panic Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep Disorders

Education & Awards

Dr. Townsend graduated from Tulane University, New Orleans. He has 3 awards.

Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2013)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
New Orleans, LA
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Greater New Orleans


Dr. Townsend has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Touro Infirmary 
  • Med Ctr Of Louisiana New Orlea, New Orleans, La 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Mark Harold Townsend MD is a male Psychiatrist, has 24 years of experience and practices in Psychiatry.
Where does Dr. Mark H. Townsend practice?
Dr. Mark Townsend has 1 office location.
Dr. Mark Townsend practices Psychiatry near New Orleans, LA.
See New Orleans Psychiatrists.