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About Dr. Joseph N Ortego

Dr. Joseph N Ortego, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Los Angeles, CA. He has 31 years of experience. His specialties include Neurology and Psychiatry. He speaks English.

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Primary Address

450 Bauchet St
Los Angeles, CA 90012
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Specialties

Dr. Joseph N Ortego has the following 2 specialties

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Joseph N Ortego has the following 11 expertise

  • Migraine Disorders
  • Depression
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Schizophrenia
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Epilepsy

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  • Education

    31 Years Experience

  • Louisiana State University at New Orleans

    Graduated in 1987

  • Accepted Insurance

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Locations & Directions

450 Bauchet St, Los Angeles, CA
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