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24 years of experience
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Frierson, MD is board certified in Forensic Psychiatry and Psychiatry.

  • He has special expertise in 10 areas:
  • AIDS/HIV (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Drug Abuse (Substance-Related Addiction Disorders)
  • Insomnia
  • Mental Disorders
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep Disorders

Education & Awards

Dr. Frierson graduated from University of South Carolina , Columbia.


Dr. Frierson has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Palmetto Health Baptist 
  • Palmetto Health Richland 
  • William S. Hall Psychiatric Institute 

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard Lesesne Frierson MD is a male Forensic Psychiatrist, has 24 years of experience and practices in Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry.
Where does Dr. Richard L. Frierson practice?
Dr. Richard Frierson has 1 office location.
Dr. Richard Frierson practices Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry near Columbia, SC.
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