Dr. Joseph A. Kwentus, MD

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Dr. Joseph A. Kwentus, MD

Psychiatry | Male

(601) 420-5810

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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...Read more

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3.9 based on 20 responses
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Comfortable, reliable Dr. who takes time & real effort to help me.
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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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Specialties

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

Board Certifications

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  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Neurology
  • Pain Medicine
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychosomatic Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Addiction
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • 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
  • Epilepsy
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • 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
  • 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
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Syncope
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tremor
  • Vertigo

Procedures Performed

  • ADHD Testing
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Neuropsychological Testing
  • Outpatient Psychiatry
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Sleep Study

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Saint Louis University School of Medicine

    Graduated in 1972

  • Internship Hospital
    Jewish Hospital

    Completed in 1973

  • Residency Hospital
    Georgetown University

    Completed in 1982

    National Naval Med Center

    Completed in 1976

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Ucla Neuropsychiatric Hospital

    Completed in 1994

  • Undergraduate School
    Saint Louis University / School of Medicine

    Graduated in 1964

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Kwentus' 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 Addiction Psychiatry, Clinical Neurophysiology, Forensic Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, Neurology, Pain Medicine, Psychiatry, Psychosomatic Medicine and Sleep Medicine
  • Malpractice claims in Mississippi not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Kwentus' Care Philosophy

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.