Dr. Patricia Watkins MD

  • Psychiatry Aiken, SC

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Dr. Patricia Watkins, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Aiken, SC, with other offices in Augusta, GA and Augusta, GA. Their specialties include Psychiatry. Dr. Watkins is affiliated with Aiken Regional Medical Center and Trmc Of Orangeburg & Calhoun. They speak English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Patricia Watkins has the following 7 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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Locations & Directions

1135 Gregg Hwy NW
Aiken, SC 29801

3640 Bermuda Cir E
Augusta, GA 30909

1220 George C Wilson Dr
Augusta, GA 30909

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