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Dr. Susan Jaffe has the following 2 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.
Dr. Susan Jaffe has the following 13 expertise
- Bipolar Disorder
- Mood Disorders
- Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Mental Illness
- Personality Disorder
- Clinical Depression
- Sleep Disorders
- Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
- Depressive Disorder
- Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Dr. Susan Jaffe is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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Dr. Jaffe is sloppy and unprofessional. She is hard to communicate with. Her questions are unfocused and unclear. Her office is a mess, and she asks patients to drink water out of a dirty bathroom near a toilet. Her professional opinions are influenced by her personal beliefs, making her advice questionable. I would seriously stay away from this physician, despite her 19 years of experience.
I saw her a few years ago, for several months. She repeatedly would check the time and look half-asleep. I only continued my visits because my vulnerable state precluded me from making proper decisions. Needless to say, I have made great improvement in my life, of which she contributed 0%.
28 Years Experience
State University Of New York Upstate Medical University
Graduated in 1990
St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital Center
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