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About Dr. Melissa C Smith

Dr. Melissa C Smith, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Atlanta, GA, with another office in Atlanta, GA. She has 9 years of experience. Her specialties include Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Smith is affiliated with Emory University Hospital. She speaks English.

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Primary Address

GEORGIA CANCER CENTER FOR EXCELLENCE

80 Jesse Hill Jr Dr SE
Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 489-9000

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WELLSTAR ATLANTA MEDICAL CENTER

303 Parkway Dr NE
Atlanta, GA 30312
(404) 265-4000

Specialties

Dr. Melissa C Smith 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. Melissa C Smith has the following 9 expertise

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

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

  • Education

    9 Years Experience

  • University Of South Alabama College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2009

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Melissa C Smith accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Open Access POS Alternate Network
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Georgia
    • BCBS GA Blue Choice PPO
    • BCBS GA Blue Open Access POS
    • BCBS GA BlueChoice Option POS
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana National POS
    • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO

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