AboutDr. Talene Yacoubian, MD, PHD is a Doctor primarily located in Birmingham, AL, with another office in Birmingham, AL. She has 11 years of experience. Her specialties include Neurology and Psychiatry. Dr. Yacoubian is affiliated with Jackson Hospital & Clinic, Baptist Medical Center South and UAB Medical Center. She speaks English.
Dr. Talene Yacoubian has the following 2 specialties
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.
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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- Alzheimer's Disease
- Migraine Disorder
- Migraine Disorders
- Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
- Nerve Conduction Studies
Dr. Yacoubian is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Jackson Hospital & Clinic
1725 Pine St
Montgomery, AL 36106
Baptist Medical Center South
2105 E South Blvd
Montgomery, AL 36116
- UAB Medical Center
1201 11th Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35205
- UAB Hospital
Uab Medical West
995 9th Ave SW
Bessemer, AL 35022
11 Years Experience
Duke University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 2001
Brigham & Womens Hospital