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Dr. Lawrence Root, MD

Addiction Psychiatry ·  Male · Age 71

Dr. Root

Lawrence G Root MD PA

1315 St Joseph Pkwy Ste 1500 Houston, TX 77002

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(713) 757-0894


Dr. Lawrence Root, MD is an addiction psychiatry specialist in Houston, TX. He graduated from University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas and specializes in addiction psychiatry and psychiatry.


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Dr. Root accepts the following insurance:

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No malpractice claims found for Texas
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Dr. Root's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Anorexia
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Confusion
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Factitious Disorders
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Hallucinogen Dependence
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Hypochondriasis
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Hallucinogen Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

Dr. Root's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Root

2.9

Based on 19 reviews

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Great doctor and astute clinician. Helped with a tough family problem.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Lawrence Root, MD is an addiction psychiatry specialist in Houston, TX. He graduated from University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas and specializes in addiction psychiatry and psychiatry.

Specialties

  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Board Certifications

Education

Baylor College Of Med
Residency Hospital
Christus St Joseph Hospital
Residency Hospital
University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
Medical School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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55% Patient experience rating, 14% lower than the national average

66% Patient experience rating, 3% lower than the national average