Dr. Mark Townsend, MD

Dr. Mark Townsend, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Mark Townsend, MD is a psychiatry specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in psychiatry.

3450 Chestnut St

New Orleans, LA 70115

Contact Information

(504) 412-1520

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Townsend performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

ADHD and-or ADD
high
more than 89% of peers
Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
high
more than 84% of peers
Tobacco Use Disorder
high
more than 82% of peers

Dr. Townsend's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

41  Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • 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
  • Personality Disorders
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizoid and Schizotypal Personality Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophreniform Disorder
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
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3  Procedures

  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Chicago
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Med Center La New Orleans Lsu
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Townsend has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Townsend's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Townsend to family and friends
6 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
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  • 4
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Dr. Townsend's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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