I take a multi-disciplinary approach to all my patients' problems. Pills may take the edge off of severe symptoms, but often are not the only answer to relieving a person's suffering.
I strive to sit with my patients and listen, as well as I can, to their life story, free from judgement or prejudice. Together we can find a pathway from suffering to recovery.
Christopher Wiegand, MD, is a general psychiatrist currently in private practice in Tucson. Dr. Wiegand has a clinical focus in geriatric psychiatry, and sees adult patients ages 18 and older. He provides outpatient care from his office at the ALEPH Center, andelectroconvulsive therapy at Northwest Medical Center. He spends much of his clinical time as a psychiatric consultant for local nursing homes. He is an attending at Tucson Medical Center Geropsychiatric Center at Handmaker. In addition, Dr. Wiegand is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Arizona as well as volunteer faculty for the A.T. Still School of Osteopathic Medicine; he donates his time to resident supervision and medical student education, with a strong commitment to training the next generation of psychiatric physicians. Dr. Wiegand received his B.A. in Archaeology at the University of Virginia in 1995, his M.D. at the University of Virginia in 1999, and completed Psychiatry residency training at the University of Arizona in 2003. Dr. Wiegand is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and a Fellow of theAmerican Psychiatric Association.