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Dr. Laurence M Westreich Is this you?

Specialties

Dr. Laurence M Westreich has the following 4 specialties

  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • 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.

Board Certifications

Dr. Laurence M Westreich is Board Certified in 3 specialties

See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.

  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area

    Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area (2017)

    Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ are specialists and primary care physicians who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top physicians in the New York Metro Area who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise.

  • Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors (2017)

    Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® are specialists who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top medical specialists throughout the country who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise. Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® are specialists who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top medical specialists throughout the country who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise.

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Laurence M Westreich has the following 13 expertise

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

Dr. Laurence M Westreich has 3 board certified specialties

See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience

  • Education

    30 Years Experience

  • University Of Minnesota Medical School

    Graduated in 1988

  • Beth Israel Medical Center

    Residency

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