Dr. Heath R. Penland, MD

Dr. Heath R. Penland, MD

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Psychiatry | Male | 43 years old

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Care Philosophy

Dr. Penland established North Alabama Psychiatric Services (NAPA) in 2016 to create a comfortable and compassionate outpatient environment, where experienced clinicians and their patients can explore and promote healing of emotional, mental, behavioral and family health problems. Each patient and situation deserves a thorough and respectful personalized assessment, with the most honest and appropriate care plan. NAPA is founded on the belief that in a private setting, with a professional, personal and collaborative multidisciplinary team approach, people will have the best chance to experience an alleviation of suffering, to grow, and to thrive in their lives.Read more

Personal Bio

Heath R. Penland M.D., F.A.P.A. Dr. Heath Penland grew up in Texas, and received his undergraduate degrees magna cum laude...Read more

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Dr. Penland's Reviews

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based on 21 total surveys (2 with reviews)
Dr. Penland's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (2)
Madison, AL |
Highly recommend. Very intelligent and knowledgeable. Dr. Penlin found my right medication cocktail which no other doctor could, to treat my bipolar disorder which ultimately saved and changed my life!He knows what he's talking about and is so smart! He has good intentions and wants to help his patients. He has a passion and a purpose for what he does. He's changing and saving lives everyday. If you truly want help...he will help you. Grad. Of Texas A&M and Yale I believe. Very smart man
in Albertville, AL |
I have saw Several Psychiatrist over the years, and he is the ONLY one that would explore other diagnoses and treatment options!
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Dr. Penland says...

Heath R. Penland

M.D., F.A.P.A.

Dr. Heath Penland grew up in Texas, and received his undergraduate degrees magna cum laude from Texas A&M University in 1997, including a B.S. in Bioengineering and a B.A. in Psychology, as well as his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas in 2001. He completed residency training in General Psychiatry at Duke University Medical Center in 2005, serving as Executive Chief Resident. He then went on to complete fellowship training in Geriatric Psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine in 2006.

Dr. Penland practiced in northeast Texas until choosing North Alabama to call home in 2008. Dr. Penland is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, board certified to practice both Psychiatry and Geriatric Psychiatry, and has been recognized as a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.

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Dr. Penland's Care Philosophy

Dr. Penland established North Alabama Psychiatric Services (NAPA) in 2016 to create a comfortable and compassionate outpatient environment, where experienced clinicians and their patients can explore and promote healing of emotional, mental, behavioral and family health problems.  Each patient and situation deserves a thorough and respectful personalized assessment, with the most honest and appropriate care plan.  NAPA is founded on the belief that in a private setting, with a professional, personal and collaborative multidisciplinary team approach, people will have the best chance to experience an alleviation of suffering, to grow, and to thrive in their lives.

Dr. Penland says...

Dr. Penland enjoys treating patients with a variety of neuropsychiatric problems, utilizing primarily medication management and psychotherapy, with experience in settings including – outpatient, inpatient, partial hospitalization, and intensive outpatient treatment.

Dr. Penland says...

Dr. Penland enjoys treating patients with a variety of neuropsychiatric problems, utilizing primarily medication management and psychotherapy, with experience in settings including – outpatient, inpatient, partial hospitalization, and intensive outpatient treatment.

Dr. Penland's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Psychiatry
  •  Board certified in Geriatric Psychiatry and Psychiatry
  •  Malpractice claims in Alabama not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas

    Graduated in 2001

  • Residency Hospital
    Duke University Mc

    Completed in 2005

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Yale University Med School

    Completed in 2006

  • Undergraduate School
    Texas A&M University / Main Campus

    Graduated in 1997

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Geriatric Psychiatry

Procedures Performed

  • Counseling Services
  • Medication Management
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Psychotherapy for Crisis
  • Stress Management