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Specializes in Addiction Psychiatry • Male • Age 67

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Hospital Quality

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Auburn Community Hospital
17 Lansing Street
Auburn, NY 13021

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

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Cayuga County Mental Health Ctr
Cayuga County Mental Health Ctr
146 North St
Auburn, NY 13021
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    Dr. Touchstone's Experience

    Specialties

    • Addiction Psychiatry

    Board Certifications

    • Psychiatry
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    • Family Psychotherapy
    • Group Psychotherapy
    • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
    • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
    2
    • Adjustment Disorder
    • Bipolar Disorder
    • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
    • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
    • Major Depressive Disorder
    • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
    • Schizophrenia
    • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
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    Background Check for Dr. Touchstone

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for New York.
    • 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

    Louisiana State University Health Shreveport / School of Medicine

    Internship Hospital

    Upstate Med Center

    Residency Hospital

    Upstate Med Center

    Fellowship Hospital

    Colum Presby Med Center
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Touchstone & Staff

    • English
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Touchstone's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Office Locations

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    Cayuga County Mental Health Ctr
    146 North St
    Auburn, NY 13021
    (315) 253-0341 (Office)
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