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About Dr. David R Gastfriend

Dr. David R Gastfriend, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Cambridge, MA. He has 38 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry and Neurology. He speaks English.

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The overall average patient rating of Dr. David R Gastfriend is Bad. Dr. David R Gastfriend has been rated by 1 patients. From those 1 patients 0 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. David R Gastfriend is 1.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

David R Gastfriend Md

88 Sidney St
Cambridge, MA 02139
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Specialties

Dr. David R Gastfriend 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. David R Gastfriend has the following 18 expertise

  • Personality Disorder
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Mental Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Cocaine-Related Disorders
  • Depression
  • Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Clinical Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Mental Illness
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Insomnia
  • Opioid-Related Addiction Disorders
  • Schizophrenia
  • Substance Withdrawal Syndrome
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Drug Abuse (Substance-Related Addiction Disorders)

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  • Education

    38 Years Experience

  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University

    Graduated in 1980

  • Massachusetts General Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

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Locations & Directions

David R Gastfriend Md, 88 Sidney St, Cambridge, MA
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