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About Dr. Roger Rousseau
Dr. Roger Rousseau, MD, PA is a Doctor primarily located in Miami, FL. He has 44 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry, Neurology and Child Psychiatry. Dr. Rousseau is affiliated with Southern Winds Hospital, Westchester General Hospital and Jackson Memorial Hospital. Dr. Rousseau has received 3 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. Roger Rousseau 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.
- Child Psychiatry
A pediatric/adolescent psychiatrist is a doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating mental and emotional conditions in young children and adolescents.
These specialists study psychopathological disorders and their causes in order to prevent and identify them in their patients. These disorders may be caused by biological, psychosocial, genetic, demographic, or environmental factors, a patient's history, or any combination of these factors.
Pediatric/adolescent psychiatrists treat patients through a variety of interventions including medical treatment, behavior therapy, cognitive-behavior therapy, problem solving techniques, family therapy, parent training, psychodynamic therapy, and consultation with the patient's primary care physician or school professionals.
Dr. Roger Rousseau has the following 7 expertise
- Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
- Depressive Disorder
- Sleep Disorders
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Dr Rousseau is the best psychiatrist that I have ever had. He is intimately familiar with the medications and how they affect the brain chemically. He is the only doctor who was able to stabilize me after I had a severe manic state. He is a very caring man who has genuine concern for his patients; not just using medications to treat patients, but expressing concern for the other issues and collaborating with therapists for the overall wellness of his patients. I cannot say enough about my respect and admiration for Dr Rousseau, he is the first psychiatrist that I have ever had that was genuine and treated me like I was a human being rather than a crazy person. He listened and acted when he thought it was appropriate and clearly communicated what to expect and what adjustments he was making.
Patients' Choice Award (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 (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 (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. Rousseau is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Southern Winds Hospital
Westchester General Hospital
Jackson Memorial Hospital
Jackson South Community Hospital
South Miami Hospital Inc
Baptist Hospital Of Miami Inc
Baptist Health Care System
Columbia Deering Hospital
44 Years Experience
Universidad De Guayaquil
Graduated in 1969
Jackson Health System
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Locations & Directions7200 NW 7th St, Miami, FL
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