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Dr. Asaf Aleem has the following 2 specialties
A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.<br>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.
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.
Dr. Asaf Aleem has the following 14 expertise
- Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Sleep Disorders
- Depressive Disorder
- Mood Disorders
- Mental Illness
- Manic Depressive Disorder
- Alzheimer's Disease
- Bipolar Disorder
- Personality Disorder
- Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
- Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
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Self-verified patient of Dr. Asaf Aleem - Posted on April 25th, 2017
I am a patient of 25 years and he has always been kind and listened with no rush. That is extremely rare these days. He wants to hear you for making informed decisions. You know that he is extremely caring with all his patients. He is a great pharmacologist who is willing to take the time when prescribing a medication to make sure it will work with a follow up for as many times as it takes to see what the result.
Dr. Aleem is by far the best psychiatrist I have had. I have been seeing him for almost three years and the medications he prescribed for me allow ne to live a normal life.
Self-verified patient of Dr. Asaf Aleem - Posted on September 23rd, 2016
I had given up on ever living free from panic attacks and crippling anxiety; I couldn't even go to the grocery store without experiencing a feeling that I can only describe as terror. I have been seeing psychiatrists since the age of fourteen and I'm now thirty-six. The psychiatrists that I saw prior to Dr. Aleem prescribed me every antidepressant under the sun and even Ritalin at one point! These medications either did not help at all or made my anxiety much worse. Dr. Aleem prescribed me the correct medication after just two appointments. I'm now free from anxiety, panic attacks, and the crippling fear that I cannot even put into words. Thank you, Dr. Aleem!
Patients' Choice Award (2018)
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Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
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Dr. Asaf Aleem accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- Anthem Blue Open Access POS Alternate Network
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS GA Blue Choice HMO
- BCBS GA Blue Choice PPO
- BCBS GA Blue Open Access POS
- BCBS GA BlueChoice Option POS
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Humana Atlanta HMOx
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Humana National POS
- Humana Preferred PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
More about Dr. Asaf Aleem
Dr. Aleem is the Medical Director for the facility and oversees all clinical services for the hospital. , Dr. Aleem has served as a Clinical Assistant Professor for the Emory University, Department of Psychiatry and as Assistant Professor for Wayne State University, Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Aleem received his medical degree from Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India. He continued his training with an internship in psychiatry at the Winnebago Mental Health Institute, Winnebago, Wisconsin and the Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Aleem is board certified in adult and geriatric psychiatry. He is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, Georgia Physicians Psychiatric Association, Society for Traumatic Stress Studies and the American Geriatric Society.
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