Dr. Maria Encarnacion, MD

Dr. Maria Encarnacion, MD

Addiction Psychiatry  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 71
Dr. Maria Encarnacion, MD is an addiction psychiatry specialist in Galax, VA and has been practicing for 34 years. She graduated from Universidad De Sevilla, Facultad De Medicina in 1980 and specializes in addiction psychiatry.Read her story

112 Painter St

Galax, VA 24333

Contact Information

(844) 202-8039

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
  • MedCost
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Molina Healthcare
  • 3 More

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Dr. Encarnacion's Experience

Dr. Encarnacion's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Addiction Psychiatry
  • No malpractice claims found
  • Sanctions found
  • Board actions found

Dr. Encarnacion's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Encarnacion "Dr. Encarnacion began working in the medical field in 1984 as an Emergency Room physician in Smithtown, NY. Her affinity for addiction medicine began during these early years as a consultant physician for a substance abuse clinic in Suffolk County, NY. After moving to Virginia with her family in 1991 she worked with many populations from her own private practice as a family physician; Medical Director of a nursing home; and as Staff Physician at the Student Health Center at the University of Virginia Tech. Dr Maria has been Medical Director of the Life Center of Galax, a residential chemical dependency treatment facility in Southwest Virginia, since 1993. She has shared her knowledge and experiences with her staff, her patients and with communities in an effort to broaden education about the disease of addiction. She is also Board Certified in Acupuncture Medicine."
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1  Specialties

  • Addiction Psychiatry

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Encarnacion does not have any board certifications listed.

11  Conditions Treated

  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Benzodiazepine Abuse
  • Codeine Withdrawal
  • Heroin Dependence
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Methamphetamine Withdrawal
  • Opiate Dependence
  • Prescription Drug Abuse
  • Vicodin Withdrawal
  • Xanax Withdrawal

1  Procedures

  • Addiction Treatment

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

1 Sanction
  • Unprofessional Conduct (2/9/2015)
    Action Taken: Consent Order
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Virginia
1 Board Action
  • Unprofessional Conduct (7/23/2015)
    Action Taken: Release from Prior Order
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Virginia


  • Universidad De Sevilla, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Southside Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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