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About Dr. Lee Emory
Dr. Lee Emory, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Galveston, TX. She has 44 years of experience. Her specialties include Psychiatry, Neurology and Addiction Medicine. Dr. Emory is affiliated with University of Texas Medical Branch, Mainland Medical Center and Utmb. Dr. Emory has received 3 awards. She speaks English.
Dr. Lee Emory has the following 3 specialties
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.
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.
- Addiction Medicine
An addiction medicine specialist is a doctor who treats patients with addictions to substances like drugs and alcohol or, in some cases, behaviors like gambling. Many of these specialists also treat the diseases that stem from these addictions.
These physicians are specially trained to prevent and treat the disease of addiction via psychiatric means, or other fields of medicine like family or internal medicine.
Dr. Lee Emory has the following 7 expertise
- Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
- Depressive Disorder
- Sleep Disorders
Dr. Lee Emory has 1 board certified specialty
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Dr. Lee Emory is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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When I started seeing Dr. Emory, I didn't believe that she was going to be able to help me. I am very grateful that she did help and that I was able, after several years of therapy, to be able to live life normally. I was certain at the beginning that the only place for me was an institution and because of that I was leaning toward suicide to solve the problem.Thank you so much Dr. Emory.
Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2014, 2015)
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 (2014, 2015)
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.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2014, 2015)
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.
Dr. Emory is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
University of Texas Medical Branch
Mainland Medical Center
Mainland Med Ctr, Texas City, Tx
University Of Texas Medical Br, Galveston, Tx
44 Years Experience
University Of Texas Medical Branch School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1969
University Of Texas Health System
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Locations & DirectionsGulf Coast Center, 123 25th St, Galveston, TX
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