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About Dr. Michael E Lara Jr

Dr. Michael E Lara Jr, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Belmont, CA. He has 19 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry and Neurology. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

8 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Michael E Lara Jr is Great. Dr. Michael E Lara Jr has been rated by 8 patients. From those 8 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Michael E Lara Jr is 3.8 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Robert L Yoerg Md

1301 Ralston Ave Ste C
Belmont, CA 94002
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Specialties

Dr. Michael E Lara Jr 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.

  • Expertise

    14 Expertise

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

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Reviews

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excellent experience!

Dr. Lara was the only psychiatrist who returned my call when I requested an appointment. I was scheduled for my first appointment within a reasonable amount of time.After my first appointment, I felt confident about his diagnosis and treatment plan. I also appreciated Dr Lara's open-minded approach to alternative treatments.

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Wasn't informed of appointment change

Dr. Lara did not apologize nor did he show much receptivity or concern regarding my anxiety and crying. "Call back tomorrow morning...we'll try to fit you in."

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  • Education

    19 Years Experience

  • University Of California Davis School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1999

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Michael E Lara Jr accepts the following insurance providers.

  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
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Locations & Directions

Robert L Yoerg Md, 1301 Ralston Ave Ste C, Belmont, CA
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