Dr. Gary Newsom, MD

Addiction Psychiatry  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
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Dr. Gary Newsom, MD
Dr. Gary Newsom, MD is an addiction psychiatry doctor who practices in Tuscaloosa, AL. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 39 years. Dr. Newsom is affiliated with DCH Regional Medical Center.

701 University Blvd E Ste 204

Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

Contact Information

(205) 553-9171

Dr. Gary Newsom, MD

Dr. Gary Newsom, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Dr. Newsom's Experience

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Dr. Newsom's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Addiction Psychiatry
  • Board certified in Psychiatry
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
1

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
40

Conditions Treated

  • 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)
  • 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 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
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

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Procedures

  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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

  • Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Wilford Hall Usaf Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Wilford Hall Usaf Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Newsom has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Newsom's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Newsom to family and friends
3.2
based on 5 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Newsom's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Athens, TX |
newsom md - Made my diagnosis by "observation" and not proper testing or evaluation. Medication was prescribed which caused permanent damage. This conditions caused by the wrongly prescribed medication has affected my quality of life.
Kind, fair and puts genuine time into his sessions
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Dr. Newsom accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Dental Blue 100/200/300

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Newsom has admitting privileges

DCH Regional Medical Center
809 University Blvd E
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
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