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About Dr. Lawrence M Ballon

Dr. Lawrence M Ballon, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Arlington, VA. His specialties include Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Ballon is affiliated with Virginia Hospital Center. Dr. Ballon has received 4 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

11 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Lawrence M Ballon is Great. Dr. Lawrence M Ballon has been rated by 11 patients. From those 11 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Lawrence M Ballon is 4.1 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Psychriatic Arlington Group Pc

1715 N George Mason Dr Ste 104
Arlington, VA 22205
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Specialties

Dr. Lawrence M Ballon 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.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Lawrence M Ballon has the following 12 expertise

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

Board Certifications

Dr. Lawrence M Ballon is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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Five Stars

Simply the best I have ever seen.

Easy Appointment
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Five Stars

Dr. Ballon is a first-class psychiatrist. He is a great diagnostician and his treatment methodology is not bound by any single discipline, but is acutely appropriate to what will work best with a patent's condition. He is sensitive and very caring. I have no hesitatiojn in recommending him.

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  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2014, 2015, 2018)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2018)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • 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™.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

  • Georgetown University Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Please contact the office for more information.

Locations & Directions

Psychriatic Arlington Group Pc, 1715 N George Mason Dr Ste 104, Arlington, VA
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