Reviews reflect patients' level of satisfaction with the care they received from this provider. Dr. Orlando Cartaya xhas an overall rating of 4.6.
Dr. Orlando Cartaya, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Santa Monica, CA. He has 27 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry. Dr. Cartaya is affiliated with Saint John's Health Center. He speaks English and Spanish.
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Specialties & Expertise
Dr. Orlando Cartaya has the following 16 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 1 board certification.
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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