Dr. Melissa Watson, MD

Psychiatry •  Female • Age 46
  
Dr. Watson
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group

7777 Hennessy Blvd Ste 6000 Baton Rouge, LA 70808

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(225) 765-8648

Dr. Melissa Watson, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Baton Rouge, LA. Dr. Watson has more experience with Personality Disorders and Psychotic Disorders than other specialists in her area. She is affiliated with Our Lady Of The Lake Regional Medical Center. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Watson to book an appointment.


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  • Explains Conditions Well
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  • Offers Telehealth
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Dr. Watson accepts the following insurance:

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

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Watson

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Watson treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Watson treats other conditions, please contact the office at (225) 765-8648.

Personality Disorders

Personality disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that affect how a person thinks, feels or behaves, including narcissistic personality disorder, paranoid personality disorder, and borderline personality disorder.Compare with other Personality Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 73% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Antisocial Personality Disorder
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watson treats Antisocial Personality Disorder more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Watson treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Personality Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watson treats Personality Disorders more than 87% of their peers

Dr. Watson treats this condition more than 87% of their peers

Borderline Personality Disorder
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watson treats Borderline Personality Disorder more than 35% of their peers

Dr. Watson treats this condition more than 35% of their peers

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.

Typically treats 55% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Schizophrenia
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watson treats Schizophrenia more than 69% of their peers

Dr. Watson treats this condition more than 69% of their peers

Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watson treats Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder more than 61% of their peers

Dr. Watson treats this condition more than 61% of their peers

Schizoaffective Disorder
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watson treats Schizoaffective Disorder more than 59% of their peers

Dr. Watson treats this condition more than 59% of their peers

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Dr. Watson's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • 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
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

Dr. Watson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Watson

4.6

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Melissa Watson, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Baton Rouge, LA. Dr. Watson has more experience with Personality Disorders and Psychotic Disorders than other specialists in her area. She is affiliated with Our Lady Of The Lake Regional Medical Center. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Watson to book an appointment.Less...

Specialties

  • Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Education

University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
Medical School

Awards

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Locations

Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group

Family Center7777 Hennessy Blvd Ste 6000 Baton Rouge, LA 70808
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Our Lady Of The Lake Regional Medical Center

Baton Rouge, LA

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

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