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About Dr. Praful Joshi

Dr. Praful Joshi, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Melville, NY. He has 40 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Joshi is affiliated with Vassar Brothers Medical Center and Pilgrim Psychiatric Center. He speaks English.

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Primary Address

Praful M Joshi MD

9 Twilight Ct
Melville, NY 11747
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Specialties

Dr. Praful Joshi 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. Praful Joshi has the following 7 expertise

  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep Disorders

Dr. Praful Joshi has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Praful Joshi is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Vassar Brothers Medical Center
  • Pilgrim Psychiatric Center
  • Education

    40 Years Experience

  • Smt. N.H.L. Municipal Medical College

    Graduated in 1973

  • Brookdale University Hospital & Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Please contact the office for more information.

Locations & Directions

Praful M Joshi MD, 9 Twilight Ct, Melville, NY
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