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About Dr. Denise Perone
Dr. Denise Perone, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Tuscaloosa, AL, with another office in Tuscaloosa, AL. She has 35 years of experience. Her specialties include Psychiatry, Neurology and Child Psychiatry. Dr. Perone is affiliated with Tuscaloosa Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Taylor Hardin Secure Medical Facility. She speaks English.
Dr. Denise Perone has the following 3 specialties
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.
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.
- Child Psychiatry
A pediatric/adolescent psychiatrist is a doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating mental and emotional conditions in young children and adolescents.
These specialists study psychopathological disorders and their causes in order to prevent and identify them in their patients. These disorders may be caused by biological, psychosocial, genetic, demographic, or environmental factors, a patient's history, or any combination of these factors.
Pediatric/adolescent psychiatrists treat patients through a variety of interventions including medical treatment, behavior therapy, cognitive-behavior therapy, problem solving techniques, family therapy, parent training, psychodynamic therapy, and consultation with the patient's primary care physician or school professionals.
- Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
- Depressive Disorder
- Sleep Disorders
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Dr Perone was starting to treat my daughter whom she diagonized as bipolar she said thru image scans. Ive had other doctors tell me since then that isn't possible. Why I never took my daughter back was because while we were there for our 3rd visit, a bunch of men (the fbi or irs)told everyone in the waiting room not to move and then they went in the back office and carried out all her files. I don't know why but I wasnt taking my child there again. that was in cincinnati, now she's far away from here??? Makes one wonder....
Dr. Perone is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Tuscaloosa Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Taylor Hardin Secure Medical Facility
35 Years Experience
University of Cincinnati
Graduated in 1978
Dr. Denise Perone accepts the following insurance providers.
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