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W. Ronald Gaertner, M.D.,L.F.A.P.A.,A.B.A.M. Dr. Gaertner formed Gaertner Psychiatric PC in 2013 to provide outpatient services to the Fredericksburg, VA and Richmond, VA areas. He also provides inpatient services at Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg, VA. In addition to his outpatient practice, he has been the Medical Director at Snowden at Fredericksburg and Behavioral Health Services Medical Director for Mary Washington Hospital since 2007. Previously while in private practice in Richmond, VA and he served as the Behavioral Health Services Regional System Director for Bon Secours Richmond Health System and the Medical Director for Outpatient Substance Abuse for VCU Health Systems, MCV Physicians in Richmond. He is also the Medical Director of Substance Abuse Services for FCCR Rehabilitation Services in Richmond. Dr. Gaertner completed his medical degree at Louisiana State School of Medicine and his psychiatric residency at Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans, LA. He also completed a fellowship in the study of autistic disorders. Dr. Gaertner is board certified in both psychiatry and addictionology. Ms. McKay has experience in the diagnosis and medication management of children,adolescents and adults needing evaluation and treatment for mental health concerns. Ms. McKay only sees patients at Mary Washington Hospital (Snowden).
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This content was provided by Dr. Gaertner "WHAT WE DO:
Gaertner Psychiatric PC is a full service inpatient and outpatient psychiatric medical practice serving Fredericksburg and Richmond, VA. Gaertner Psychiatric provides psychiatric treatment, inpatient and outpatient care and medication management.
Gaertner Psychiatric providers practice a "continuity of care" treatment approach that emphasizes collaboration between you, your psychiatrist or psychiatric provider, your therapist, and anyone you choose among your family members and significant loved ones. Our aim is to help you stabilize your life and to get you from crisis-living to healthy living.
– To treat you as a "whole person" and not just a diagnosis.
– To assist you in your overall mental health.
– To provide you with psychiatric care and medication management.
– To provide you psychiatric medical care that you can trust.
– To provide you with inpatient and outpatient care and support."
Adult & Adolescent Psychiatry
Dr. Gaertner does not have any board certifications listed.
ADHD and-or ADD
Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
Antisocial Personality Disorder
Borderline Personality Disorder
Combination Drug Dependence
Cyclothymia (Chronic Mood Disorder)
Developmental and Learning Disorders
Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
Impulse Control Disorders
Major Depressive Disorder
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 Hallucinogen Abuse
Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
Nondependent Opioid Abuse
Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)
Paranoid Personality Disorder
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
Schizoid and Schizotypal Personality Disorder
Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
Tobacco Use Disorder
Psychiatric Medication Therapy
Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
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Louisiana State University School Of Med In New Orleans New Orleans La
Medical School | Graduated 1979
Ochsner Med Foundation
Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
Ochsner Med Foundation
Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
Louisiana State Med School
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1975
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