Dr. Joseph Kwentus, MD

Dr. Joseph Kwentus, MD

Psychiatry  |  
Male  |  
Age 71
(23)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Joseph Kwentus, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Flowood, MS and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University School Of Medicine in 1972 and specializes in psychiatry, clinical neurophysiology, and more.

3531 Lakeland Dr Ste 1058

Flowood, MS 39232

Contact Information

(601) 420-5810

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
very high
more than 97% of peers
Major Depressive Disorder
very high
more than 96% of peers
Psychosis
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kwentus "As a psychiatrist, I strive to provide state-of-the-art diagnostic, psycho-therapeutic and psycho-pharmacological services for children, adolescent, adults, couples, families and caregivers. My experienced and highly trained interdisciplinary staff provides a vast array of services. Our care philosophy is based on a concern for the overall psychological well-being of our patients and respect for their individual needs."
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Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Psychology
  • Psychosomatic Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Addiction Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Forensic Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Psychosomatic Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Addiction
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Confusion
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Depressive Disorders
  • 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)
  • Dystonia
  • Eating Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Factitious Disorders
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • 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
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • 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
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Syncope
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tremor
  • Vertigo

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Procedures

  • ADHD Testing
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Neuropsychological Testing
  • Outpatient Psychiatry
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Sleep Study

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Saint Louis University / School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1964
  • Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Jewish Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Georgetown University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • National Naval Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • UCLA Neuropsychiatric Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kwentus has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kwentus' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kwentus to family and friends
4.0
based on 23 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Kwentus' Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Jackson, MS |
Dr. Kwentus has helped my son tremendously. We would be lost without him.
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in Jackson, MS |
Very Knowledgeable and down to earth doctor. He's definitely there to help!
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Brandon, MS |
A very nice and considerate person
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Flowood, MS |
Comfortable, reliable Dr. who takes time & real effort to help me.
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Flowood, MS |
After many different doctors and all sorts of different medicines, I am finally stable and can handle things. I owe this to Dr Kwentus.
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Hospitals where Dr. Kwentus has admitting privileges

Central Mississippi Medical Center
1850 Chadwick Dr
Jackson, MS 39204
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Mississippi Baptist Medical Center
1225 N State St
Jackson, MS 39202
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