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Dr. Phil Petersen MD

  • Psychiatry Salt Lake City, UT

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About

Dr. Phil Petersen, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Salt Lake City, UT. Their specialties include Psychiatry. Dr. Petersen is affiliated with Salt Lake Regional Medical Center. They speak English.

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Phil Petersen 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

780 S Guardsman Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108

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