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About Dr. Daniel Destefano

Dr. Daniel Destefano, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Herkimer, NY. He has 39 years of experience. His specialties include Adolescent Medicine and Psychiatry. He speaks English.

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Primary Address

Herkimer County Mental Health

301 N Washington St Ste 2470
Herkimer, NY 13350
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Dr. Daniel Destefano has the following 2 specialties

  • Adolescent Medicine

    Adolescent specialists are doctors who have advanced training in the health issues that adolescents face. These physicians deal with issues like the onset of puberty, reproductive health, eating disorders, irregular periods, mood changes, drugs and pressures from home and school. For girls entering adulthood, adolescent specialists can act as both pediatrician and gynecologist, so they only have to see one doctor for all their needs.

  • 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.

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  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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  • Substance Abuse
  • Birth Control
  • Eating Disorders


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  • Education

    39 Years Experience

  • Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara

    Graduated in 1979

  • Albany Medical Center


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    Dr. Daniel Destefano accepts the following insurance providers.

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Herkimer County Mental Health, 301 N Washington St Ste 2470, Herkimer, NY
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