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Dr. Mark Townsend, MD

Psychiatry ·  Male · Age 59

Dr. Townsend

LSU Behavioral Hlth Science Ctr

3450 Chestnut St New Orleans, LA 70115

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Dr. Mark Townsend, MD is a psychiatry specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in psychiatry.


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(504) 412-1520

Dr. Townsend accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Townsend's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Townsend treats Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Townsend treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Townsend treats Drug-Induced Mental Disorders more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Townsend treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Townsend treats Nondependent Marijuana Abuse more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Townsend treats this condition more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Townsend's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • 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
  • Phobia
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizoid and Schizotypal Personality Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophreniform Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

About Me

Biography

Dr. Mark Townsend, MD is a psychiatry specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in psychiatry.

Specialties

  • Psychiatry

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Townsend is wonderful, he knows his stuff and is very accomidating.
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