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Dr. Robert Portney, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Boston, MA, with other offices in Andover, MA and Belmont, MA (and 1 other location). Their specialties include Psychiatry. Dr. Portney is affiliated with Arbour HRI Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospital. They speak English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Robert Portney has the following 8 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 2 board certifications.


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

332 Hanover St
Boston, MA 02113

6 Hearthstone Pl
Andover, MA 01810

115 Mill St
Belmont, MA 02478

278 Pleasant St
Concord, NH 03301

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