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About Dr. Charles J Chester

Dr. Charles J Chester, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Metairie, LA. He has 40 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry and Neurology. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

41 Ratings with 11 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Charles J Chester is Great. Dr. Charles J Chester has been rated by 41 patients. From those 41 patients 11 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Charles J Chester is 4.1 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Center For Individual And Family Counseling

3500 N Causeway Blvd Ste 1410
Metairie, LA 70002
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Specialties

Dr. Charles J Chester 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.

  • Expertise

    12 Expertise

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

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Reviews

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Diagnosed Bi-polar at 23 years old was the most terrifying experience of my life . I went thru several pyciatrist who gave me little hope & over medicated me for almost a decade . After my 3rd psychiatric hospital stay , I met with Dr. Chester . Without Dr. Chester care , I don't think I would be alive today .

Almost 20 years of being a patient of Dr. Chester , I have been able to raise my children , maintain a wonderful marriage and enjoy my life regardless of being bi-polar .

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Five Stars

Dr. Chester is an exceptional psychiatrist who listens to every word I say.

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Super Doc

Have had the benefits of Dr Chester's superb knowledge of Psych meds for many years. He knows what questions to ask and then takes time to explain the why's of his prescriptions. I trust him implicitly .

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Five Stars

He is great! I love that he schedules his own appointments.

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Evaluation-fitness for duty

Fair, very knowledgeable and professional. Excellent understanding of medications. Known as expert in field. I would strongly recommend Dr. Chester

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  • Education

    40 Years Experience

  • Dartmouth Medical School

    Graduated in 1978

  • Lsu Health Sciences

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Charles J Chester accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
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Locations & Directions

Center For Individual And Family Counseling, 3500 N Causeway Blvd Ste 1410, Metairie, LA
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