Dr. Garrett Ryder, MD

Dr. Garrett Ryder, MD

Geriatric Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Garrett Ryder, MD is a geriatric psychiatry specialist in Lake Charles, LA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport in 1990 and specializes in geriatric psychiatry.

1204 W Prien Lake Rd

Lake Charles, LA 70601

Contact Information

(337) 562-8100

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ryder performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Major Depressive Disorder
very high
more than 97% of peers
Confusion
very high
more than 96% of peers
Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
very high
more than 95% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Geriatric Psychiatry

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Ryder does not have any board certifications listed.

55  Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anorexia
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Confusion
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Factitious Disorders
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Hypochondriasis
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Mania
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant 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)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Paranoid Personality Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

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2  Procedures

  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport
    Medical School | Graduated 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Ryder has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Ryder has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ryder's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ryder to family and friends
7 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Ryder's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

He is the absolutely BeST at treating Alzheimer's/dementia in this area!! I know this because not only did I work with him at one time years ago but he also treated my grandfather.. he is not a sugar coater and is pretty blunt.. I appreciate that in a physician!! He has moral and is a God fearing...more
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Dr. Ryder is very patient and non-judgmental. His office is beautiful and calming. Very estheticaly pleasing. Almost no waiting time. Dr. Ryder is easy to talk to and makes it easy to tell him what is bothering you.
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I recently met with Dr. Garret Ryder to talk about the terrible care that my grandmother had been getting at Oceans Behavior Hospital in Lake Charles. The experience was so unsatisfactory, disrespectful and unprofessional that I will be reporting him and his staff to the board of health. He was...more
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