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Dr. Sarah Lisanby Is this you?


Dr. Sarah Lisanby has the following 2 specialties

  • 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.

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award


  • On-Time Doctor Award


  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition


  • Expertise

    15 Expertise

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Amnesia
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Clinical Depression (Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Cognition Disorders
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  • Insomnia
  • Mental Disorders
  • Parkinson Disease
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Lisanby is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Duke University Hospital

    2301 Erwin Rd
    Durham, NC 27705

  • New York Presbyterian HospitalColumbia Presbyterian Center
  • New York State Psychiatric Institute

    1051 Riverside Dr
    New York, NY 10032

  • NewYork-PresbyterianColumbia
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia

    630 W 168th St
    New York, NY 10032

  • Education

    22 Years Experience

  • Duke University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1991

  • Duke University Medical Center


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