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About Dr. Geoffrey Hammond

Dr. Geoffrey Hammond, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Larned, KS. He has 37 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry, Neurology, Internal Medicine and General Practice. Dr. Hammond is affiliated with Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute. He speaks English.

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Primary Address

Larned State Hospital

1301 K264 Hwy
Larned, KS 67550
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Specialties

Dr. Geoffrey Hammond has the following 4 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.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • General Practice

    A general practitioner is similar to a family practitioner in that they treat patients of all ages with a variety of health concerns. These doctors treat everyday ailments, some acute and chronic diseases, and also provid health checkups, physicals, inoculations and preventative care.
    General practitioners differ from family practitioners because they are not required to complete an additional residency in family medicine after completing their medical school residency. Like family practitioners, general practitioners will also provide referrals to patients who are in need of a specialist.

  • Expertise

    1 Expertise

  • Flu (Human Influenza)
  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute
  • Education

    37 Years Experience

  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1976

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Geoffrey Hammond accepts the following insurance providers.

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Locations & Directions

Larned State Hospital, 1301 K264 Hwy, Larned, KS
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