Dr. James Townsend, DO

Child & Adolescent PsychiatryMale

Dr. Townsend
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Long Island Child Psychiatry Pllc

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 over 19 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey / New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine medical school in 2002. He is affiliated with Saint Charles Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Townsend to book an appointment.

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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 over 19 years of experience in the medical field. He...Read more

Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

Education

2002
University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey / New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School

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Dr. Townsend has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

What are Dr. James Townsend, DO's top areas of care?

Dr. Townsend frequently treats ADHD and-or ADD, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Anxiety. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Townsend treats.

Where is Dr. James Townsend, DO's office located?

Dr. Townsend's office is located at 100 S Jersey Ave Unit 1, East Setauket, NY 11733. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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

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ADHD and-or ADD
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Dr. Townsend treats ADHD and-or ADD more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Townsend treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
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Dr. Townsend performs Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) more than 47% of his peers

Dr. Townsend performs this procedure more than 47% of his peers

Anxiety
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Townsend treats Anxiety more than 40% of his peers

Dr. Townsend treats this condition more than 40% of his peers

Dr. Townsend's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

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Long Island Child Psychiatry Pllc100 S Jersey Ave Unit 1 East Setauket, NY 11733
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Dr. Townsend is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Saint Charles Hospital

Port Jefferson, NY

72% Patient Experience Rating, 3% higher than the national average

9 Awards Received

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