Dr. Julia Lunsford, MD

PsychiatryFemaleAge 67

Dr. Lunsford
Telehealth services available

UNC Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic

77 Vilcom Center Dr Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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(984) 974-5217

Dr. Julia Lunsford, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Chapel Hill, NC. Dr. Lunsford has more experience with Psychotic Disorders than other specialists in her area. She is affiliated with University of North Carolina Hospital. She has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Lunsford to book an appointment.

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At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
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  • Offers Telehealth
    This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital
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Experience and Background Checks


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No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Lunsford

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Lunsford treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Lunsford treats other conditions, please contact the office at (984) 974-5217.

Psychotic Disorders

Psychotic disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that cause severe mental symptoms and disconnection from reality, such as schizophrenia, delusional disorder, and substance-induced psychosis.Compare with other Psychotic Disorders specialists.

Dr. Lunsford is experienced in the area of Psychotic Disorders. See the graph below to learn more about her experience.

Based on claims data for 9 conditions and procedures

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Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
Delusional Disorder
Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
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Dr. Lunsford's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Anorexia
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • 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)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  • Factitious Disorders
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Munchausen Syndrome
  • 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 Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Paranoid Personality Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

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Dr. Lunsford accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Choice Care PPO

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About Me

Care Philosophy

Having completed my medical training, I worked for the next 20 years in Raleigh as an outpatient adult psychiatrist. I had a solo practice that provided...Read more


Having completed my medical training, I worked for the next 20 years in Raleigh as an outpatient adult psychiatrist.


  • Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry


Univ Of Nc Hosps, Psychiatry
Residency Hospital
University of North Carolina Hospitals
Internship Hospital


Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Julia Lunsford, MD offer telehealth services?

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

Does Dr. Julia Lunsford, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Julia Lunsford, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Lunsford frequently treats Psychotic Disorders. See all practice areas where Dr. Lunsford specializes.

Where is Dr. Julia Lunsford, MD's office located?

Dr. Lunsford's office is located at 77 Vilcom Center Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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UNC Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic

UNC Adult Psychiatry Clinic77 Vilcom Center Dr Chapel Hill, NC 27514

UNC Faculty Physicians Center at Eastowne (Geriatrics)

UNC Faculty Physicians Center at Eastowne (Geriatrics)100 Eastowne Dr Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Lunsford is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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University of North Carolina Hospital

Chapel Hill, NC

80% Patient Experience Rating, 11% higher than the national average

4 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)