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Quick Facts

  • Awards

    8 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • Top 10 Doctor - State
  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree
  • Top 10 Doctor - City
  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award
  • On-Time Doctor Award
  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area
  • Accepted Insurance

  • Anthem
  • BCBS Blue Card
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Multiplan

Doctors in Atlantic Psychiatric Services

View all physicians that belong to Atlantic Psychiatric Services.

Ratings & Comments

144 ratings with 59 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Atlantic Psychiatric Services when asked is excellent. Atlantic Psychiatric Services has been reviewed by 144 patients. The rating is 4.1 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Atlantic Psychiatric Services as provided by patient reviews is 12 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Specialties

3 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.

  • Adolescent Medicine

    Adolescent specialists are doctors who have advanced training in the health issues that adolescents face. These physicians deal with issues like the onset of puberty, reproductive health, eating disorders, irregular periods, mood changes, drugs and pressures from home and school. For girls entering adulthood, adolescent specialists can act as both pediatrician and gynecologist, so they only have to see one doctor for all their needs.

  • 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.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Atlantic Psychiatric Services is affiliated with the following hospitals

  • Chesapeake Regional Medical Center Chesapeake, VA 23320
  • Virginia Beach Psychiatric Center Virginia Beach, VA 23454
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • University Of Nebraska College Of Medicine
  • Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine
  • Drexel University College Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Atlantic Psychiatric Services is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Virginia Beach, VA.

  • Dominion Psychiatric Assoc

    Group Practice

    Virginia Beach, VA

  • Little Neck Medical Assoc

    Group Practice

    Virginia Beach, VA

  • Sentara Heart Arrhythmia Center

    Group Practice

    Virginia Beach, VA

Information About Group Practices

What is a Group Practice?

According to The Medical Group Management Association, a group practice is any relationship between three or more physicians who share facilities, expenses, profits and other resources like support staff and equipment. Group practices tend to fall into two categories: those that organize around a particular medical specialty and those that encompass several specialties like East Boston Neighborhood Health that specializes in internal medicine

Why Group Practice?

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

Benefits of Group Practice

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.