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About Dr. Eric M Layne

Dr. Eric M Layne, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Newark, OH. He has 15 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Layne is affiliated with Licking Memorial Hospital. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

9 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Eric M Layne is Good. Dr. Eric M Layne has been rated by 9 patients. From those 9 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Eric M Layne is 2.7 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Licking Memorial Behavioral Health

200 Messimer Dr
Newark, OH 43055
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Dr. Eric M Layne 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

    11 Expertise

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

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Four Stars

i found Dr. Layne a very personable and kind. He seems genuinely interested in what my concerns were and how we could work together to get to where I wanted to be with my treatment and or meds. He seemed very educated and up to date on information in this field. I'm excited to have him take over my treatment plan and can finally feel relieved that I'm moving forward and not stuck in the never ending cycle of uncertainty. I did not however find his receptionists to be friendly or easily approachable.

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He diagnosed me with a personality disorder while I was detoxing from alcohol. I was very grouchy and my life was in shambles, and I regret not being a nicer patient. But I have a lengthy history of depression and was hospitalized and treated by some of the best psychiatrists in the country, who never diagnosed me with a personality disorder. Sometimes, inexperienced physicians will take their dislike of a patient as meaning there is something pathological about a patient's personality. Happened here. Very unprofessional. Once I was on the addiction unit, he never followed up with me. The personality disorder label followed me around and I actually overheard a staff doctor saying that I was pretending to have symptoms of an upper respiratory infection because I have a personality disorder. So he refused to prescribe antibiotics. I spent the next two weeks with a fever of 102 and a terrible cough, having trouble breathing. That doctor caught me overhearing him and later apologized. What a nightmare.

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Eric M. Layne, MD has been my psychiatrist for the past year. I trust in his diagnosis. He takes the time to listen and answer my questions. He is very caring and professional. I feel safe and comfortable under his care. He will help me get well.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Layne is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    15 Years Experience

  • Wright State University Boonshoft School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2003

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Eric M Layne accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Health Network Option Open Access
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Access PPO
    • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • HealthSpan
    • HealthSpan Access PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • MMOH SuperMed POS Select
    • MMOH SuperMed PPO Plus
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Licking Memorial Behavioral Health, 200 Messimer Dr, Newark, OH


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