Dr. Hemachandra Gunawardhana, MD

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Specializes in Psychiatry • Male • Age 73

3188 Atlanta Rd SE
Smyrna, GA 30080
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Dr. Gunawardhana's Experience

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Dr. Gunawardhana's Specialties

  • Psychiatry

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Hospital Quality

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Wellstar Kennestone Hospital
677 Church St NE
Marietta, GA 30060
Atlanta Medical Center
303 Parkway Dr NE
Atlanta, GA 30312

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Accepting new patients?

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Smyrna Office
Smyrna Office
3188 Atlanta Rd SE
Smyrna, GA 30080
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Tagta LLC
4015 S Cobb Dr SE Ste 115
Smyrna, GA 30080
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    Dr. Gunawardhana's Experience

    Specialties

    • Psychiatry

    Board Certifications

    • Psychiatry
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    • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
    • Psychiatric Evaluation
    • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
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    • Adjustment Disorder
    • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
    • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
    • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
    • Antisocial Personality Disorder
    • Anxiety
    • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    • Autism
    • Bipolar Disorder
    • Borderline Personality Disorder
    • Cocaine Addiction
    • Combination Drug Dependence
    • Developmental and Learning Disorders
    • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
    • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
    • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
    • Eating Disorders
    • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
    • Homicidal Ideation
    • Major Depressive Disorder
    • Mania
    • Marijuana Addiction
    • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
    • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
    • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
    • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
    • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
    • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
    • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
    • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
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    • Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)
    • Opioid Dependence
    • Personality Disorders
    • Phobia
    • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
    • Psychiatric Diseases
    • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
    • Schizophrenia
    • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
    • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
    • Suicidal Ideation
    • Tobacco Use Disorder
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Georgia.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Colombo / Faculty of Medicine

    Internship Hospital

    Colombo Group Hosp

    Residency Hospital

    Mo Inst Psy

    Fellowship Hospital

    Mo Inst Psy
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Gunawardhana & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Gunawardhana's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Atlanta Medical Center

    • Wellstar Kennestone Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gunawardhana to family and friends

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    Dr. Gunawardhana's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3 out of 5

    2 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    2 out of 5

    2 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    2 out of 5

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    Over 45 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Gunawardhana

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.5 out of 5

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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.5 out of 5

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    How well provider listens and answers questions

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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    Smyrna Office
    3188 Atlanta Rd SE
    Smyrna, GA 30080
    (770) 319-6000 (Office)
    (770) 319-6330 (Fax)
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    Tagta LLC
    4015 S Cobb Dr SE Ste 115
    Smyrna, GA 30080
    (770) 431-2354 (Office)
    (770) 436-7143 (Fax)
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