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About Dr. Erica G Ahlert-Smith MD
Dr. Erica G Ahlert-Smith, MD is a Doctor primarily located in New Haven, CT. She has 15 years of experience. Her specialties include Adolescent Medicine and Psychiatry. Dr. Ahlert-Smith is affiliated with Yale-New Haven Hospital. She speaks English.
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Dr. Erica G Ahlert-Smith 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.
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.
Dr. Erica G Ahlert-Smith has the following 12 expertise
- Sexually Transmitted Diseases
- Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Sleep Disorders
- Depressive Disorder
- Substance Abuse
- Eating Disorders
- Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
- Birth Control
Dr. Erica G Ahlert-Smith is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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Intuitive and knowledgeable
Self-verified patient of Dr. Erica G Ahlert-Smith - Posted on November 19th, 2018
Very special doctor.
Self-verified patient of Dr. Erica G Ahlert-Smith - Posted on July 6th, 2016
Dr. Ahlert-Smith is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
15 Years Experience
Medical University Of South Carolina College Of Medicine
Graduated in 2003
Yale University School Of Medicine
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357 Whitney Ave New Haven, CT : (203) 562-1500
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