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About Dr. Phil J Whang

Dr. Phil J Whang, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Newark, NJ. He has 16 years of experience. His specialties include Geriatric Psychiatry, Brain Injury Medicine, Psychiatry, Geriatric Medicine and Neurology. Dr. Whang has received 1 award. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

3 Ratings

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Phil J Whang is Excellent. Dr. Phil J Whang has been rated by 3 patients. From those 3 patients 0 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Phil J Whang is 5.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Newark Nj Cboc

20 Washington Pl
Newark, NJ 07102
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Specialties

Dr. Phil J Whang has the following 5 specialties

  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Brain Injury Medicine
  • 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.

  • Geriatric Medicine

    A geriatric specialist is a physician who treats the elderly population and the conditions that most commonly affect them. These doctors have special training in the effects of aging on the body and mind of a patient.
    Geriatric specialists treat common ailments faced by senior citizens, such as frailty, incontinence, memory problems, arthritis, senility, decreased functioning and more.
    In addition, geriatric specialists keep abreast of the different medications that an elderly person is prescribed to treat their more complex health issues in order to decrease adverse side effects and avoid dangerous drug interactions.

  • 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. Phil J Whang has the following 16 expertise

  • Osteopenia
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Depression
  • Senility
  • Confusion
  • EOL Care
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Cognitive Issues/Testing
  • Dementia
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Schizophrenia
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Dementia Testing
  • Insomnia
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Board Certifications

Dr. Phil J Whang is Board Certified in 3 specialties

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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2014)

    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.

  • Education

    16 Years Experience

  • University Of Medicine And Dentistry Of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

    Graduated in 2002

  • Accepted Insurance

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Locations & Directions

Newark Nj Cboc, 20 Washington Pl, Newark, NJ
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