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Dr. Gary Newsom, MD

Addiction Psychiatry ·  Male · Age 66

Dr. Newsom

Dr. Gary Newsom, MD is an addiction psychiatry specialist in Tuscaloosa, AL and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston in 1978 and specializes in addiction psychiatry, psychiatry, and more.


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Dr. Newsom's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • 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)
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Mania
  • 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
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

About Me

Biography

Dr. Gary Newsom, MD is an addiction psychiatry specialist in Tuscaloosa, AL and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston in 1978 and specializes in addiction psychiatry, psychiatry, and more.

Specialties

  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Board Certifications

Education

1982
Wilford Hall Usaf Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
1979
Wilford Hall Usaf Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
1978
University Of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston
Medical School
1982
1979
1978

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Dr. Gary Newsome is an excellent psychiatrist who listens and tries very hard to help you.I highly recommend Dr. Newsome to anyone that has mild to severe depression, anxiety, panic attacks, bipolar, schizophrenia, etc Dr. Newsome keeps up.to date on all medications so you can feel better. Give him...Read More
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newsom - does not utilize proper testing procedures. He prescribed a medication that has caused me to have neurological problems and possibly heart problems. If you value your health stay away from him! He is a...Read More
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Dr. Newsom has treating me for 20 years. I have never had someone take some much time to discuss any question or concerns I may have about my health. He has always gone above and beyond to give me the care I need, encourage healthy eating, and working with my GP on what medications work best for...Read More
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Kind, fair and puts genuine time into his sessions
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