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About Dr. Farida Iqbal-Hussain

Dr. Farida Iqbal-Hussain, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Lyons, NJ. She has 38 years of experience. Her specialties include Psychiatry and Neurology. She speaks English.

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Primary Address

Va New Jersey Healthcare System Lyons

151 Knollcroft Rd
Lyons, NJ 07939
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Specialties

Dr. Farida Iqbal-Hussain 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

    12 Expertise

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

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  • Education

    38 Years Experience

  • King Edward Medical University

    Graduated in 1980

  • Umdnj-New Jersey Medical School

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

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Va New Jersey Healthcare System Lyons, 151 Knollcroft Rd, Lyons, NJ
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