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Dr. James Townsend, DO

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry •  Male

  
Dr. Townsend

Long Island Child Psychiatry

100 S Jersey Ave Unit 1 East Setauket, NY 11733
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Dr. James Townsend, DO is a child & adolescent psychiatry specialist in East Setauket, NY and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey / New Jersey School Of Osteopathic Medicine in 2002 and specializes in child & adolescent psychiatry.


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Dr. Townsend has treated my family member who lives at a group home. He knew how to address her issue. She is responding well under his care.
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Wonderful and helpful professional- very informative.
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Dr Townsend has cared for our sons for many years. He is trustworthy, brilliant and compassionate. He is excellent with responding quickly to the patients needs,.
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Amazing Child Psychiatrist! Brilliant in his field and all of medicine. Kind, caring and passionate in doing right by his patients. Extremely knowledgable & effective in both treating his patients and by helping families understand the different dynamics at hand. Dr. Townsend is one of a kind!
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Biography

Dr. James Townsend, DO is a child & adolescent psychiatry specialist in East Setauket, NY and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey / New Jersey School Of Osteopathic Medicine in 2002 and specializes in child & adolescent psychiatry.

Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Education

2002
University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey / New Jersey School Of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School

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(631) 343-3140

Dr. Townsend accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Townsend's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
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Dr. Townsend treats Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Townsend treats this condition more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Townsend's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Confusion
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder

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Saint Charles Hospital

Port Jefferson, NY

76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average