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About Dr. Christopher F Ong

Dr. Christopher F Ong, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Gainesville, FL. He has 5 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry and Neurology. He speaks English.

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Primary Address

UF HEALTH SHANDS CHILDREN HOSPITAL

1600 SW Archer Rd
Gainesville, FL 32610
(352) 265-7981

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Specialties

Dr. Christopher F Ong 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.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Christopher F Ong has the following 9 expertise

  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Mood Disorders
  • Mental Illness
  • Schizophrenia
  • Insomnia
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Clinical Depression
  • Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Personality Disorder
  • Education

    5 Years Experience

  • University Of Florida College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2013

  • Accepted Insurance

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Locations & Directions

UF HEALTH SHANDS CHILDREN HOSPITAL, 1600 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL
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