Dr. Valerie Augustus, MD

Dr. Valerie Augustus, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Valerie Augustus, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Germantown, TN and has been practicing for 22 years. She graduated from La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport in 1992 and specializes in psychiatry, adolescent psychiatry, and more.Read her story

2205 West St

Germantown, TN 38138

Contact Information

(901) 372-0914

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 7 More

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Psychiatric Diseases
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more than 5% of peers

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Dr. Augustus' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Augustus "Dr. Valerie Augustus is a licensed physician, board certified by the ABPN (American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology) as an adult psychiatrist."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Augustus "APPROACH TO CARE:

While utilizing medication management and non-medication therapies like TMS*, Dr. Valerie Augustus holistically aims to help you achieve mental health by also addressing your physical and spiritual health.

MISSION STATEMENT: 

Christian Psychiatric Services is committed to providing compassionate, patient-centered, high-quality care that is available to patients from adolescence through adulthood. Through efficient use of office staff and cutting-edge medical technology, we are able to offer exceptionally accessible and personal care in a positive atmosphere.

*TMS is transcranial magnetic stimulation, which is an FDA-approved, non-invasive and non-medication treatment option for patients struggling with depression. For more information, take a look at the "About TMS" tab on our website."

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5  Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Adult & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Liaison Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

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

19  Conditions Treated

4  Procedures

  • Medication Management
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • University Of Southwestern Louisiana (Lsu)
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Lsu Medical Center Of New Orleans
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Augustus has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Augustus' Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Augustus to family and friends
24 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Augustus' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

The doctor is very welcoming and knowledgeable. However the front desk clerk is rude and not knowledgeable. The required 100$ deposit is almost impossible to get back . After several attempts I received no call back from billing. The desk clerk refuse to give out the billing dept contact...more
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She tries to milk you out of money. She told me I had anxiety and depression after sitting with me for any hour and letting me take a 5 min survey on a iPad, which my family and friends thought was weird, but I didn't listen. She did not act as a therapist whatsoever. All she did was give me a...more
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Charges $25 to send a fax and charges $50 if you call in sick for your appointment. Terrible professionalism and unethical. Milks people out of money any way possible.
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